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Changed My Ticker ... Starting a Streak


Monday, June 10, 2013

I've fallen back into the Snacking before Dinner habit ... And that was one of the first habits I changed when I started on SparkPeople! I realized several years ago that I was eating all while I was fixing dinner, and then eating a full dinner. I started walking instead, and it was a key part of my success. Over the past 6 months I have gone backwards, and allowed myself a couple crackers or pita chips. But then "a couple" didn't satisfy me, and I just kept eating.

So, today I changed my Ticker to show days since No Snacking Before Dinner. It will be discouraging every time I have to reset the start date ... And I hope vanity will help me eliminate this bad habit again!
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LOISDESK 6/11/2013 2:15PM

    Good idea! I totally understand that habit! I think that's my worst time of day, too! A good way to motivate yourself. I may have to try that too! Here's to a long and unending streak of no snacking before dinner! :)

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CHANGINGSAM 6/11/2013 11:36AM

    That's a great idea. I had a binge last night before dinner, so I might try this. Good luck!

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SEWINGMAMACDS 6/11/2013 11:30AM

    emoticon

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KALIGIRL 6/11/2013 8:24AM

    Excellent!
Here's to an emoticon streak!

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MRS.DOYLE 6/11/2013 3:56AM

    Good idea. I think snacking is probably my problem as well. Maybe I should look at my ticker. I didn't realise it could be used for streaks.

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