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I just had an epiphany

Monday, January 21, 2013

After posting my last blog I began thinking what it was that was keeping me from achieving my weight loss goals. Without going into too much detail it hit me like a freight train. I haven't been able to kick my ice cream addiction due to the fact that ice cream is a link to one of the only happy memories I have from childhood. My father was not the easiest person to live with, he drank a lot and was very verbally abusive when I was younger and still is to this day, so on Sundays when he would go play golf my mom would take my sister and I to get ice cream from Dairy Queen. That right there is exactly why I have struggled to kick the habit. I am so glad that I have identified the problem before it completely sabotaged myself during BLC 21. Now if I can just figure out how to overcome this problem.
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  • v FITNHEALTHYKAL
    emoticon that you had this epiphany about your love of emoticon ! We need an astounding and stupendous emoticons. This really is going to be the key to your proceeding knowing this trigger. We need emoticons for keys too. emoticon I too love ice cream. Your blog is going to open up a world of ice cream lovers and suggestions that will help you find balance! You've got this! emoticon One small thing that *I* have learned is that I had to stop using food as a reward for my successes. I used to use a trip to Golden Spoon frozen yogurt (SoCal) as a reward for a good WI at WW on Wednesdays. It took me years to realize that wasn't in my best interest necessarily. Do I eat ice cream? You betcha! I'm from Vermont and this is a lifestyle not a diet! You've got this!
    1314 days ago
  • v ROX5CAR
    How often do you have the ice cream? Can you limit it to once a week? or yeah...you could try skinny cow,......but we all know how real ice cream tastes.... You can do this...but I wouldn't say to yourself that you will never be having ice cream again....as that can back fire.
    1314 days ago
  • v SONYALATRECE
    Keep eating healthy and tracking daily.
    When you see the effects, you'll wean yourself into moderation.
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    1314 days ago
  • v PANDAEVA
    I have a problem with ice cream too, but I don't have the connection linking it to happiness like you do, at least I don't think so. But it's really astounding that you have found the link to it and you should be really proud of that :o)
    But as you try to cut out the ice cream, you could always try frozen yogurt or the skinny cow ice cream, they're pretty tasty. Good luck.
    1314 days ago
  • v ZRIE014
    set your goals and keep working toward them. emoticon
    1314 days ago
  • v FAT2GAINHEALTH
    They make a pretty good no sugar Blue bell ice cream ... have you ever tried it????
    1314 days ago
  • v LADEERIN307
    Identifying the problem is the first time to conquering it! Keep at it I am sure you'll be able to kick that ice cream addition in no time!
    1314 days ago
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