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Journal Entry July 12, 2013

Friday, July 12, 2013

I have been going crazy, giving in to cravings. Well maybe just a little crazy as I have been eating healthy 50% of the time. I know that I should not make any foods "no foods" and I have been doing that. When I put foods on a "no list" I want them even more.

For the last week or so I have been eating my "no foods". I have had 2 or 3 small bags of chips every day and yesterday I had 6 mini candy bars and one regular size one. I shared a loaf of french bread with butter with my hubby. The day I ate the bread I ate little else. When I write it down it doesn't really look like I did much damage but to me it felt crazy.

My clothes still fit me the same but the scale says I have gained 3 pounds. Chips every day could have put on a water gain that would show on the scale. I have one small bag of chips and one bag of pretzels left in the pantry, the pretzels are going in the trash can right now. There that is done, I don't need all that salt in my diet, no one does. I am not making them "no foods" but if I want them I will get a little bag and not eat them every day.

I have come a long way losing 30 pounds and I don't want to put that all back on. I need to make wiser food choices and stick to them. Eating a little of my crave foods once a week is better than eating them every day. I need to take small portions and just one serving a week. I know I love these foods and putting them on a "no eat list" has gotten me in to this crazy frame of mind.

Today is a new day and I can make the choices that will make my life better. Today I want a hamburger. I don't have to have the fries that come with it I can say I just want the burger and stick to my guns. I will not be tempted by other foods. What I want is the burger not fries. Some other day I will order just the fries if that is what I am craving and share them with my hubby.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
1KSBEST 7/14/2013 8:28AM

thanks for sharing your struggles and rebirth

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MEETSADMAMA 7/13/2013 1:51AM

    I'm the same way with "no" foods. As you try and get back into healthier habits, remember's not about being perfect, it's about doing better than yesterday =]

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GODS_TEMPLE 7/13/2013 1:26AM

    You CAN do this Kathryn! emoticon

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COREY195 7/12/2013 10:27PM


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COCK-ROBIN 7/12/2013 10:22PM

    Stick to your guns! That is what I need to do.

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CVRONEK 7/12/2013 7:53PM

    Doing great! Nice job throwing away the pretzels.
I, myself threw away the pasta, today!

I hate wasting food, but gluten is making me so sick, I had, had it!

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SUNSHINEGB 7/12/2013 7:50PM

    You've been doing pretty good, don't beat up on yourself.
No food is forbidden Kathryn, unless of course you consider it a 'trigger food' that you will not stop eating till it's all gone. But everything in moderation seems to fill an emotional thing with me . . . eat a bit of whatever I crave and then let it go.

Burgers . . . you might be better off making your own with ground chicken or turkey and make some 'oven fries' to go with them. Awesome meal!

Keep on doing well, you've come a long way!
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YOYONOMORE1 7/12/2013 1:19PM

    I can relate to what you are saying, I am not eating as healthy as I should or could so really need a serious attitude adjustment there. At least you are aware of the problem and I think your plan to handle it is a good one. You are doing ok. Have a fabulous Friday.


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PENNYSAVER2 7/12/2013 12:42PM

    emoticon You are doing emoticon !!!

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