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The New Me Won!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

I forgot I something very important that happened yesterday at my Christmas party.
2 things
1. I had taken a roll that I thought looked the healthiest. However- it really did not taste good at all. SO.... I didn't eat it. I put on my finished salad plate. Instead my Aunt gave me half of her wheat roll.

2. The other thing that was a very big victory for me was the desserts. emoticon emoticon a small slices of a variety of desserts were brought to the table on two plates. while I did have 2.5 desserts that is all I had> Now that is not the victory. The victory was in not taking any home. Which I could have done very easily. On top of the easy- it could have been done without anyone knowing. - an even bigger victory. outside of our reception room was a nice large lobby where they had a coffee station set up. coffee- whip topping, chocolate and kinds of stuff to add. ( I love REAL whip cream- and I didn't have any of that either) also on the table was several other desert plates and cookies. with napkins. I could have wrapped up quite a few and put them in my purse without anyone I knew seeing me. I DIDN'T TAKE ONE.
The old me would have probably taken 4 or 5 of them home with me. And on top of that 3 of them would have been eaten in the car before I got home.

I feel proud of myself and not deprived one little bit. emoticon
(that is my gold star for resisting major overload)
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LE7_1234 1/12/2013 3:35PM

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GOODGETNBETR 1/12/2013 10:00AM

    emoticon Keep it Sparkin'!

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CARLY241 1/12/2013 7:36AM

  that is great you were able to limit yourself emoticon

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URBANLOTUS 1/12/2013 6:07AM

    Well done!

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40PUDDLEJUMPER 1/12/2013 5:56AM

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JOURNEYTOI 1/12/2013 5:43AM

  WOOT! WOOT! Congrats! I think that is the hardest thing to do - push yourself away from enjoying the food too much. I find that just taking a bite of that "sinful" food helps to get the urge to overeat away. You are awesome!

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GINIEMIE 1/12/2013 5:42AM

    Wow great job, I know what you mean about the whipping cream. It's hard to resist.

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JPONCIN 1/12/2013 5:37AM

    Great job! I can totally relate to this.

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