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JENAE954
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1/2/13 10:41 A

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Baking for me is a ticket to failure with weight loss.
Just for me...

Jenae


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MONIBELLY
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1/2/13 10:39 A

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I love to bake... will start looking for some healthy treats to incorporate into this healthier new year!!!


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BETHANYBOUND
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1/2/13 7:59 A

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I like to bake simple things. Breakfast cakes, brownies. I am not a cake or pie baker.


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1/1/13 11:34 P

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I'd much rather bake than cook, especially when it's snowing outside! Makes the house feel warm and cozy, I guess! emoticon


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1/1/13 9:16 P

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Yep however don't get the time very often and find buying for hubby's lunches is so much easier....

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1/1/13 8:02 P

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I enjoy baking (& the eating) so I'm working on doing that less often.


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1/1/13 7:34 P

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Yes, I do, unfortunately! Try not to except for special occasions.

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SPARKLISE
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1/1/13 7:10 P

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I love to bake and I love to cook,but, what I cook I eat, so I limit to special occasions.


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1/1/13 5:04 P

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I can bake, don't enjoy it very much, much better cook.

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1/1/13 5:00 P

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I can bake cookies. That's about it. I'm a cooker though

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BOBBIENORTHERN1
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1/1/13 4:56 P

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I do not bake at all and I cook like a mad hatter, never ending cooking I do for everyone LOL

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1/1/13 4:24 P

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Sometimes



NADINEL
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1/1/13 4:10 P

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Yes. Too much so. LOL



JENAE954
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1/1/13 3:27 P

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Baking is a no no for me.
I would weigh 9,000 pounds!

Jenae


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BONBON561
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1/1/13 3:23 P

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yes my kids say I'm a better baker then a cook

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SUZYMARC
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1/1/13 2:10 P

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I usually LOVE to bake especially during the fall/winter time when its cold outside & I have time. Unfortunately this year with our crazy weather patterns along the NC coastline its just been too warm outside on the days I am actually scheduled off and would have the opportunity to do some baking. I like to give some away where me & my husband bring stuff to work for co-workers to share, my son's bus driver, mailperson, UPS & FedEx delivery guys, and then I store a bunch in our freezer to enjoy the rest of the year in moderation.

This year- just hasn't really happened for me. I only have chocolate whoopie pies in the freezer but not a whole lot of cookies, breads, and muffins.



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1/1/13 1:12 P

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I do love to bake, and eat what I bake. Sigh!

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AMARILYNH
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1/1/13 1:08 P

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I LOVE to bake!! The problem is I have to be very careful WHAT I bake because I also love to eat baked goods!!

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KNYAGENYA
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1/1/13 12:31 P

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I love to bake. I have a gluten intolerance so that helps me not eat what I am baking.

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MRSJERRYBUSH
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1/1/13 12:24 P

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I use to love to--especially bread (until I found out hubby didn't care that much. I was actually doing it for me.)


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DEBIGENE
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1/1/13 11:28 A

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I do SOME !!! I am not very good at baking so it's kept to a minimum but I do love to cook !!!

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ELLENIRENE
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1/1/13 10:57 A

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yes, but not at home. I work as a cook for an assisted living facility.

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JENAE954
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1/1/13 10:02 A

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Used to bake lots from cookies, cakes, pies, breads, etc.
That is one of the many reasons I gained up to the morbidly obese category.
I no longer bake anything.
It is a critical way to slip back into old and destructive habits.
It just isn't worth taking a chance.

Jenae


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YELLOWDAHLIA
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1/1/13 9:09 A

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I bake...I eat...so I don't bake much...LOL

One thing I would love to try baking is bread. Not quick breads, but the real deal yeast breads.

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A person who wants something WILL find a way....a person who doesn't will find an excuse.

Which do you prefer?
The pain of self discipline?....or...the pain of self regret?






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1/1/13 8:49 A

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I love to bake! I used to make wedding cakes, birthday cakes, pastry swans, etc. Now, I have trained two other people how to decorate and baked and gave away all my pans and supplies. Because....I eat way to much icing!

Now I satisfy my baking jones by challenging myself to bake delicious sugar free desserts. Seriously, I only have one cup of flour in my pantry, as I'm letting my less healthy items dwindle away. I have made sugar free pumpkin pie, cheese cakes and cupcakes. For icing, I use a dollop of sugar free cool whip or eat them naked.

My favorite cupcake recipe is one I got from Hungry Girl. Use a sugar free cake mix or low sugar and add 12 oz. diet soda. The possibilities are many. Lemon, chocolate, you name it. emoticon emoticon emoticon


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1/1/13 7:31 A

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I LOVE to cook, be it baking or any other method. If only I could keep up with the dishes! emoticon emoticon
I try to be conservative about my oven use, such as: cooking more than 1 thing at a time, only using the oven at night during the Summer, leaving the door open to heat my apartment after I've turned it off. I think I use my oven about once a week.

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I'd rather be a has-been than a could-have-been, because a could-have been has never been, but a has was once an are."
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Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
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1/1/13 7:14 A

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Yes, I like to bake but I don't do much of it. I do fix cakes when I have visitors. I know how to fix pies but the crust is not that good. There are several meat dishes that I put into the oven. I can easily go a week or ten days without ever turning on my oven.

How about you? Do you like to BAKE?

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