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Stopped the binge before it started

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

So relieved! I didn't give in! I had an emotional trigger that would have usually sent me straight for the sugar. I stopped myself before I did and went and filled the bath tub. I stayed in the tub and read a book until it passed. Granted, the water was past luke warm and nearly cold by the time I had gained control over myself but the thing is that I did. I got out and made the healthy dinner I had planned on earlier in the day. Now it is nearing bed time and I am feeling good instead of beating myself up. I know that it was only one victory, but it is also one less slip up which in my book feels like double points.
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MOONSTREAM 2/21/2013 4:12PM

    Way to go. Good idea!

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JASI27 2/21/2013 8:03AM

    YAY!!! I am so so so happy for you!! This is my biggest area of struggle!! I still give in. Can't wait until I finally figure out how to fight it and win. Keep pushing forward!

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CASEYSAUER 2/21/2013 7:00AM

    ONLY 1 victory!? Are you kidding me?! What you did is FANTASTIC! Congratulations!

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ELSCO55 2/20/2013 11:04PM

    GreAT

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GZELLEFRO 2/20/2013 10:47PM

    Great job!!! Now you have one way that you know works for you when you're stressed. Write it down somewhere visible so you'll be more likely to do it again if you have that urge again.

Keep up the good work! emoticon

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JO88BAKO 2/20/2013 10:26PM

    Good for you!!

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ONLYTEMPORARY 2/20/2013 10:26PM

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TXPATRIOT 2/20/2013 10:25PM

    emoticon That is awesome that you were able to divert your craving!

Bath tub...I'll have to remember that one!

Way to go!

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