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9/15/08 4:05 P

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I allow myself a small amount of dark chocolate when I am craving it. Better a little than to suddenly lose control and a bag of cookies later....

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9/14/08 3:15 P

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I have two the first being regular coke and then sweets of any kind . I have slowed down with both so they are both an occasional indulgence.

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9/12/08 2:23 P

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Have to have my Diet Coke and an occasional "anything" chocolate.

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These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
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9/12/08 12:46 P

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I really haven't given up any foods, I just try and have certain ones in moderation and not to often, especially sweets.

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9/10/08 9:06 P

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Gosh, I have several, but limit some (like a baked goodie treat) to the weekend. However, I have not, and will not anytime soon, given up my diet coke. I will one day as I know there are better things for me, but not right now. I do also drink my water, but for me, I like the carbonation. emoticon

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9/10/08 1:47 A

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Soda is my weakness! Pepsi is my absolutly favorite, so if I do drink soda, I only drink Pepsi. If we go out to eat and they have Coke, I'll drink water and save my indulgence for another day.

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9/9/08 12:28 P

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I havent given up any foods that I like to eat. I just eat them in moderation now. I still like to have a can of coke every couple of days, and I still like to eat desserts every night as long as it fits into my nutrition tracker without making me go over, this has seemed to work the best for me. Now I dont feel like I am 'dieting' so much as having some self control.

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9/9/08 12:10 A

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I still eat carne asada nachos about 2 times a month, but I make them last for 3 meals.

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9/8/08 7:34 P

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I can not give up Oreos. I did switch to reduced with 1% milk. I plan them on SP and WW 1st thing every morning and build my day around them as my bed time snack!!

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9/8/08 5:58 P

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DDP 36 oz. a day. (3 cans) It helps me get through my water. But the water helps me to enjoy the DDP. (Diet Dr. Pepper)

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9/8/08 1:21 A

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Mine is Green Tea. I started drinking it instead of coffee. Now I'm drinking way too much. I am drinking about 126 oz. a day [7 18 oz. bottles] plus 32 to 64 oz. of water. emoticon emoticon

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9/7/08 4:45 P

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dark chocolate

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9/7/08 3:01 P

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Sweets-I cannot give up sweets entirely! I try to make them good sweets-apples with peanut butter, things like that, but I let myself have an occasional treat, just to keep myself sane.

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9/7/08 12:49 P

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Caffiene...yep thats gotta be it. I too drink coffee and I have been able to cut out the soda (maybe have one every so often but not everyday).

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9/7/08 11:14 A

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coffee, and occasional diet coke. I used to drink those every day. Still miss it!

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9/7/08 11:09 A

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For me, it's a glass of wine with dinner, and sometimes one before dinner for "cocktails" with hubby. If I'm feeling I need to cut calories, I'll treat myself with Perrier or San Pellegrino sparkling water and a lime as my cocktail. I count it on myNutrition & work it into the total.

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9/7/08 10:22 A

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Dessert!

What I have for dessert varies, and is usually relatively healthy (fruit based desserts, frozen yogurt, chocolate pudding made with skim milk, a small portion of a reasonably healthy version of a traditional dessert...), so I don't feel guilty about it and it definitely fits in my plan.

But the fact remains that while I almost never eat fast food, I don't drink any soda, I almost never have chips and other high fat snacks, and I've cut back quite a bit on how often I drink... I have dessert EVERY day, and I mean EVERY day. =D

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9/7/08 10:10 A

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I've had some indulgences since I've started; birthday cake, celebratory dinner, couple of glasses of wine, chocolate, etc. I've usually managed to fit them into my nutrition tracker though, or at least not gone over by much. To me, that's just life. If I let myself feel too deprived, I probably would just quit!!!

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9/7/08 10:04 A

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Frozen yogurt or light ice cream. I have it probably 4 to 5 days a week, but now I only have one serving (1/2 cup) a day. I top it with one cup of mixed berries, and that helps satisfy my sweet tooth.

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9/7/08 10:00 A

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I ain't given mine up because I don't have too. I just don't drink it all day long. Only once.

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9/7/08 9:05 A

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I've eliminated all refined foods from my diet - 2 years now. And feel so so so so much better. But I still let myself eat too many nuts. Not talking a handful here. I can down a whole bag. I know nuts have good fat, are a good source of protein, etc. But "bingeing is bingeing" :-)
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9/7/08 8:24 A

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For me it's dark chocolate. I eat it almost every day.

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9/7/08 7:39 A

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Do you have one thing that you still indulge in?

Mine remains coffee - I know I drink too much of it. I have switche to half-caff hoping that makes some difference. But, caffeine remains my one indulgence.

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