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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

I had a really successful day with taking care of my health! I realized that I don't celebrate these as often as I should. I'm always quick to share about my upsets, but I'd like to be just as good about sharing my victories with you.

I just felt really clear that I had made a commitment to myself today about the importance of my wants and needs. Yesterday, I decided to keep it simple and commit to cutting out dessert for a month. I also was intentional about planning my day and what I was going to eat last night. I find that pre-tracking really helps me. I felt secure today because I had an intentional workout, and I already had it in my head that I wasn't going to have dessert. So, I didn't really freak out about the rest. For some reason, dessert really causes me to actually FEEL like I'm losing control and ruining my efforts. Having a clear boundary for when I will and won't eat dessert makes me feel a lot safer.

Maybe I will decide to designate a "dessert night" at some point. My sister does this with her kids and I think it's ingenious. It's a great way to teach boundaries and healthy eating. They have certain days of the week where they are allowed to have dessert.

Anyway... yayyyy me! I did it :) I'm really proud of myself. I can see that the voice that says "you can do this" and "you are capable of making good, healthy, loving choices" IS RIGHT!

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LOVEHEALTHLIFE 5/23/2013 8:11AM

    I love it! Sounds like a great idea for setting boundaries, I may just give it a shot when I feel strong enough to allow a dessert without blowing my diet. Maybe a Skinny Cow twice a week or something; Mondays are a great day for me since I'm already bummed about going back to work haha emoticon

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BHEALTHY4ME1 5/22/2013 10:36PM

  Yaaaay!! I'm celebrating your victory with you!! I have some of the same issues with dessert that you do. Sugar does something to me that just makes me want to eat more & more. If I indulge it can throw me off for days which is dangerous. emoticon Keep up the good work. It sounds like you're planning ahead & thinking clearly. emoticon

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JANUT57 5/22/2013 10:01PM

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MRSKATEDUVALL 5/22/2013 9:59PM

    Nice Job

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