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Posted: Keep Out

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Based on a SparkFriend's comment (thanks, Aquagirl) I took a pack of Post It notes in various colors. I wrote, "Calorie Minefield," "Watch Out!", "Alert: Junk," "Not Worth It," or a simple "Calories" and labeled most of the junk food found throughout our house. (Refer to 12/10/12 blog.)

My daughter giggled over all my notes. I'm not sure hubby would have noticed had it not been for the giggling. I mentioned the SparkFriend. Later I was sitting down with my laptop and he asked, "Are you writing me up again?" I just laughed.

If there was a touch of resentment toward all his junk food, I think it dissipated in that laugh!!
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_LINDA 12/14/2012 12:59AM

    Fantastic idea!! Glad your hubby has a sense of humor about it too! I am thinking he probably takes the CAKE in one time massive junk food purchases. That was quite the list :P Even at my worst, I would never have all that. I was more of a salty snacker and didn't have sweets at all.
Your attitude is going to carry you far!

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WATERMELLEN 12/13/2012 8:54PM

    How clever is that? And to achieve it with humour too . . . . nice!!

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AQUAGIRL08 12/12/2012 8:17PM

    I love it! Way to go Marsha!

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FROSTY99 12/12/2012 1:21PM

    Great way to remind yourself that it isn't worth it!!!
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MEXGAL1 12/12/2012 9:55AM

    Marsha, I love it! What a fun thing to do and fun that you and DH had a good laugh. I think it's so funny that he asked if you were "writing him up". Just way too funny!
Have a great day!
Sallie

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EGALITAIRE 12/12/2012 9:16AM

    Nice

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NATPLUMMER 12/12/2012 8:57AM

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KANDOLAKER 12/12/2012 7:52AM

    How funny - and what a great idea!!

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WENDYSPARKS 12/12/2012 7:13AM

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MSLZZY 12/12/2012 7:12AM

    Write him up-good one! Great idea with the sticky notes!

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DONNABRIGHT 12/12/2012 7:01AM

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ONEKIDSMOM 12/12/2012 6:18AM

    Laughter is sometimes the BEST defense! We're all human, even our hubbies!

emoticon emoticon Good luck with YOUR version of the minefield... I just know you'll do great.

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GABY1948 12/12/2012 5:52AM

    That was a WONDERFUL idea! And, I wondered if you had any resent ment toward his junk food. Dh is not a junk food eater except ice cream which I am fine with but all the things you mentioned, I just don't know how I would have felt!

Your friend was wonderful to share that idea and you are wonderful to have found yet another way to win and inspire me! HUGS,
Gaye

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MEDDYPEDDY 12/12/2012 2:53AM

    Me too! LOVE the idea, a fun way to make yourself aware!

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PHEBESS 12/12/2012 2:08AM

    LOVE this idea!!!!

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