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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Having Halloween treats around does bother me some. I don't usually bake anything unless I know I will be taking it somewhere for someone. When I buy candy, I usually put it in the freezer. That way it is out of sight, and when I do get a "craving" for it, I just grab a piece or two, and it takes longer to eat. It helps me. I don't buy a lot, and if I buy extra, I leave some over at my friends' apt, and he lives in the same building, so it makes it handy for me to just get a small amount when I want some.

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CARRENK 10/29/2013 10:07AM

    I never thought of the 'helpful neighbor' strategy - very creative!

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BEWITCHED_26 10/28/2013 12:48PM

    Great Ideas! I'll have to steal the freezer idea!

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BRADMILL2922 10/28/2013 12:32AM

    That is a great plan! Whatever works for you! Hope you have a Happy Halloween Barb!

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JUDY1676 10/26/2013 7:41PM

    What a great plan! emoticon for a great tip!

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KRAZY4KATZ 10/25/2013 1:03PM

    Great idea for putting your candy in the freezer!

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A_SIZE6 10/25/2013 12:14PM

    great plan for not over doing on the candy

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STEPBYSTEP1955 10/25/2013 12:12PM

    emoticon as they say, out of sight out of mind! If you don't see those candies, they can't tempt you!

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MOTHEPRO 10/25/2013 9:46AM


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NELLJONES 10/25/2013 8:55AM

    I give out granola bars now. Technically they are no better than candy, but their parents are happier and they tempt me not.

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JACKSGRAN 10/25/2013 3:43AM

    Sounds like a plan


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WORKOUTWITHPAM 10/25/2013 3:42AM

    Sounds like a good plan!


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ECCOVISION1 10/24/2013 11:15PM



I am used to internet discussions where the last post is at the BOTTOM. I forgot that the last post goes to the TOP on Spark.
When I did not see my post at the bottom, I assumed that it did not get printed and kept trying to post it again.

I was very tired when it happened so the moral of the story is to go to bed when you are tired and not stay on the computer.

Comment edited on: 10/25/2013 12:57:31 AM

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ECCOVISION1 10/24/2013 11:10PM

    I like your ideas for controlling sugar. Pretty soon you will lose the desire for sugar. emoticon

I refuse to give kids candy. I give out crayons or dimes for Halloween.

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CATHYGETSFIT 10/24/2013 10:36PM

    Good strategies for not overindulging in the candy! emoticon

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ECCOVISION1 10/24/2013 10:28PM

    I refuse to give kids candy. I give out crayons or dimes for Halloween. I like your ideas for controlling sugar. Pretty soon you will lose the desire for sugar.

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KITTYCAT64 10/24/2013 10:17PM

    I am not ready for control over sugar yet. You have great ideas. You could do like me and move next door to a cemetary. I never get trick or treaters. emoticon

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JAKENELL 10/24/2013 10:10PM

    I never thought about freezing candy! I'll have to try that the next time I break down and buy Reese's Miniatures!
Thanks for the idea.

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AWESOMECHELZ 10/24/2013 9:54PM

    I like your plan. What I found that works too is frozen fruit! I buy at Publix Supermarket. It is crunchy and sweet, and helps me stay out of trouble. Keep up the great work!! emoticon

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    Strategies that work! Very good strategies actually.

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