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There's a Culprit in my House!

Monday, February 11, 2013


When my 'pets' start hearing it too, I know it's not just my imagination!

There is a culprit hiding somewhere in my house -- steering me the wrong way, telling me it's OK to eat that piece of candy, or it's OK to skip taking the dog for a walk, urging me to "take a nap instead." You may have heard it yourself, I've heard there are all sorts of them running around in the world, up to their vicious brand of humor!

Just yesterday, we had returned from a long day at church, and I was starving when I arrived home; so I made two peanut butter and banana sandwiches -- my DH ate BBQ Baby Back Ribs so I felt pretty righteous in my choice. Then I checked my new emails, and in no time I was yawning my head off. I told myself I should take my dog for a walk, while it was still light outside. It was rather cool and windy, but this was the last chance of the day. And that's when I distinctly heard it again -- a small, but soothing voice telling me "I needed a nap. It's cold outside and the bed is comfy and warm. You haven't eaten hardly a thing today -- it will be fine. There is no need to exercise every single day." So --- with my eyes half closed already, I gave in and went in the bedroom to snuggle in for an hour or two of blissful sleep.


Needless to say, instead of walking, my "fat" dog decided to take a nap too. So this culprit in my house is affecting her too. She's already "husky" -- now she's leaning toward FAT!

This morning I stepped on the scale and saw I had gained 0.6 pounds by not eating hardly a thing -- and by not exercising at all. Hmmmmm! Where was the sneaky little voice now? I heard not a murmur from it. Maybe I should call the culprit "he" because surely another female would not lead me astray this way.

DH announced he didn't sleep well last night and "was going back to bed." He's left me alone in the office to battle with the nefarious little voice that haunts me. What sort of ideas will he be whispering to me today? Will I be strong enough to fight the temptation, or will I succumb?
Tune in tomorrow, same time, same station as this will be continued.......
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SMERTZ 2/12/2013 9:49PM

    I call my culprit my evil twin sister. She looks identical to me and if I look in a mirror I see her shoving food in my face. I talk about her in some of my older blogs.

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ALWAYSROSY 2/12/2013 9:02AM

    You nailed it! The same voice visits here EVERY evening!

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ROSAMARCELLE 2/12/2013 8:12AM

    You just gotta emoticon that nasty little voice into the back room and shut the door. emoticon emoticon

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VITCHY-VICKI 2/12/2013 7:47AM

    emoticon Now hear this get off that chair and walk the dog and no more eating the wrong things
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4_MY_LIFE 2/11/2013 8:11PM

    I hope you quiet that voice!

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SKEEWEE2MEK 2/11/2013 7:50PM

    Ahhhh, decisions, decisions. emoticon emoticon

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CATLADY52 2/11/2013 6:54PM

    Just tell it to sit down, shut up, and don't move! Then go about your business. emoticon emoticon

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ARTJAC 2/11/2013 6:16PM

    I HAVE THEM VOICES TOO SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO GIVE IN TO THEM AND ENJOY A SLEEP emoticon

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LYNETTEMOM 2/11/2013 1:41PM

    those pesky voices! I can relate but emoticon



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-VIXEN- 2/11/2013 12:35PM

    Shove an apple in the culprit's mouth and take a walk. *grins*

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EVER-HOPEFUL 2/11/2013 12:19PM

    sorry love.that is my fault i sent mine packing saying i was incontrol of what i do not it .it was my choice and whatever choice i make i am the one to live with the consquentes not it the culprit so i didnīt need it any more as i hav4e my big girl pants on and i will take the credit for my choices as well as live with the results if i make the wrong choice.once you tell it that it will find another person to annoyed.guess my culprit found you.just send it packing.then you will realise how freeing it is to be owning your own choices.so send your culprit packing and own your choices good or bad.YOU have the power. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LIS193 2/11/2013 11:52AM

    You tell that culprit!!
Bread and bananas make me gain every time, no matter who well I eat the rest of the day...

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LINDAMARIEZ1 2/11/2013 11:45AM

    You are stronger that it is! fight back knowing it is trying to ruin all your hard work! emoticon

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PSMITH3841 2/11/2013 11:44AM

    I've got that culprit's cousin at my house! Continually filling my head with excuses and alternatives....Geez, those little buggers are crafty! emoticon

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DALID414 2/11/2013 11:42AM

    I agree, it's definitely a he. If it were a she, she would have shoved you out the door!

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