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Passing up those holiday goodies

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Well, 'tis the season. This past week my office has had cookies and pie free for the taking. I'm either too busy to look a second time, or making progress over the past year-plus in just not considering them. For that I am very thankful. Also, each time I pass up the pastries it builds the habit and it becomes easier. I do keep a supply of nuts and raisins, as well as cheese sticks, in my private office to ward off hunger pangs.

I'm curious: How do your workplaces look regarding food, and what strategies do you employ to avoid eating the wrong stuff?

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144AUTUMN 12/8/2013 1:53AM

  keep up the good work!!

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144AUTUMN 12/8/2013 1:52AM

  keep up the good work!!

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MOTHEPRO 12/7/2013 1:16PM

There have been treats at the office for a couple of weeks now. I've only caved once so far. I try to stick with my healthy pre-planned meals and snacks.

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    I have found success considering food as fuel. Because I want to get the most mileage I can from what I eat, I look at a food from that perspective. Also, I have learned that packing my own snacks is hugely beneficial to helping me keep that mindset. I can join in with the others while they are having "treats", and I simply eat the "treat" I brought for myself.

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BABYSOX 12/7/2013 7:38AM

    I bring so much tasty healthy food that I don't have the time or don't want any goodies.

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JSTETSER 12/7/2013 6:37AM

    Schools are notorious for goodies. Parents bring them in, secretaries bake, and other teachers bring in the goodies that did not get eaten at home. I ALWAYS keep a few healthy snacks around. If someone ABSOLUTEY insists, I will also take a tempting treat, take a bite, and throw the rest away.
they don't usually ask me to please take one after that.

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PASTAFARIAN 12/7/2013 6:17AM

    I visualize adding the additional calories to my food log. (In fact, I do that even before eating my own food.) That stops me cold.

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