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Today was National Cookie Day

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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My inspiring friend FERRETLOVER1’s blog today
clued me in that Today was National Cookie Day.
(I didn't read it until 30 mins ago at 10 pm)


!! I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT !!

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Sunday, Dad said, "You know what I haven't had in years?
Molasses cookies." So yesterday I bought a bag of Archway
Iced Molasses cookies at the store to take to him today..
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?!?!?!?! Can you GUESS where this is going ?!?!?!?!


I celebrated WELL ! THE WHOLE BAG !!!
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They were on the couch next to other stuff I was taking him.
The old adage “Out of sight, Out of mind” has an inverse:
“In sight, In mind” !
I haven’t had any in years either, “I told myself. And I have been
pretty good today. I’ll have just 2.”

So took out 2, closed the bag, Re-heated my hot tea and sat in
The recliner to ENJOY them bite by bite.
And I DID.
But the Sugar Craving Monster reared his ugly head.
Every 30 minutes, I got “Just 2 more cookies”

When I got down to just 4 more cookies, I did another Spark no-no.
In my sugar stupor, I told myself, “Oh, well, I can’t take Dad just 4
cookies out of the whole bag. I might as well finish them off!”

I was STUFFED and NOT HUNGRY, just GREEDY !
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Consequently, I was so full and MISERABLE, that I couldn’t lie
down to go to sleep. So I ended up sitting up in the recliner
til 3 am !!!
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Before Spark, I would have beat myself up BAD !
For days.
Now I have thought through where I went wrong,
forgave myself and tried to finish today sensibly.
10 waters
2 unsweetened 12oz green teas
15 min walk
later a 30 min walk
5 mins with 3 lb dumbbells


Let's all have
a Wonderful - but SENSIBLE - Wednesday

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BLESSINGS!
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PS - Maybe I subconsciously picked up
the cookie vibe long before I knew it
was the cookie "holiday" !
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  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

LEVELPATHS 12/5/2012 3:09AM

    Glad I'm not the only one! :-)

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FLAMENM 12/4/2012 11:48PM

    C is for cookie, that's good enough for me.

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