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DEALING WITH SABOTAGE

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Today's Spark Coach hit on something very personal to me. I do have the SWEETEST hubby in the world, who only cares about me & wants me to enjoy whatever he is eating.

1) I will be firm and consistent on being nice to reply "no thank you dear"

2) Another good way to to turn down offers "I'm so full can't eat another bite".

3) If it is out of sight then it will be no problem.

4) I have learned now to enjoy a night time snack of only 1/2 cup of frozen yogurt (my fave is Publix peanut butter cup)......will enjoy!!!!!

I've learned to just - KILL THE DIET SABOTAGE WITH KINDNESS!!!!

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ELAINESHAFF 5/28/2013 10:08PM

    What type of Jelly Beans does Lee love? I might send him some that he will not want to share because they are so big.

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TEDDYBEAR662 4/8/2013 8:39AM

    Good for you Janice! Good luck!!! emoticon

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HAWTGRANNY2014 4/7/2013 6:28PM

    congrats on the half a pound...this something I really needed help with too. He is not supposed to eat chips but does anyway When he brings them home he brings me something too so that he doesn't feel alone in being bad. guess I should stash it for grandkids but they don't come over very often. 3 of them work and the other is in school. Actually 2 are in school but he works and graduates this year.

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FLASUN 4/5/2013 8:00AM

    emoticon ALL for your comments!!!!

Just last night here are the questions that hubby asked me:

"Do you want some of my jellybeans?"

"Do you want some of my honey flavored peanuts?"

"Would you like some of these tostito's and cheese sauce?"

This is what happens to me every day............My replies are usually "No thank you, I'm full"..........It's HELPING Lost half a pound this morning!!!!! emoticon

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ROCKRUNNER404 4/4/2013 11:24PM

    Love this!!! emoticon

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SUSIEPH1 4/4/2013 10:45PM

    Ohh I know xx don,t you just adore them!. They think they are treating you .. Great evasive action ... Hugs and love Susie xx emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CATLADY52 4/4/2013 6:39PM

    I am my own worst enemy. emoticon I keep saying emoticon but don't.

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MSLZZY 4/4/2013 6:38PM

    That usually takes care of it so stick with it. That is the kindest way to say no.

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LMMIMI 4/4/2013 4:53PM

    I am probably my own worst enemy! emoticon

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GABIBEAR 4/4/2013 2:29PM

    Way to go Janice!!! emoticon emoticon

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KERRYG155 4/4/2013 2:23PM

    Good job! Some folks just don't understand what they are doing-some do understand it and can't handle your success. Those are the type I tell that if I eat anything else I'll throw up. No one seems to want to deal with that. lol Keep up the good work.

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 4/4/2013 1:57PM

    I call them the "Food Pushers." They do not mess with me now, but years ago when I first gave up sweets, at every family gathering, I would hear, "Try just one tiny bite," or "One bite won't hurt you!" I began using the "I'm allergic to that," the same as CRAZYDOG mentioned. Actually, I AM allergic to it. I KNOW "ONE BITE" won't hurt me, but what 'sugar addict' wants just ONE BITE? We want the WHOLE THING!!!!!!

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Pam

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1CRAZYDOG 4/4/2013 12:46PM

    When someone persists, I just say, "That's so sweet of you to offer (XYZ), but I'm allergic to that." Shuts 'em right up!

Great strategies and good luck! HUGS

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STITCHINGNAN 4/4/2013 11:22AM

    I can sympathise , with my dh it is "have another glass of wine it will help you relax"
They mean well !
Irene

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GOOZLEBEAR 4/4/2013 11:20AM

    Good for you! My DH is also very kind and caring but sometimes wants to go out and eat or get something while we are out and I find it hard to refuse him! Wishing you lots of success!!!

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DLBROWN93 4/4/2013 11:17AM

    I have a lot of sabotagers in my family too, especially my daughter. emoticon

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