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Every once in a while, a holiday can't hurt!
Easter, Christmas, Birthdays to name a few. Don't be the sourpuss "I'm on a diet - I can't eat that."
Eat healthy, enjoy the company, watch the portions, and don't stress over it. It is a holiday, not everyday.

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Give yourself room to enjoy a special day with your family and friends. Enjoy the food, the occasion, the company, just do it in moderation. Give yourself room to break the streak if that happens, and don't beat yourself up.

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  • KAKIPOPUP
    Remember, HoliDAY not HoliWEEK or HoliMONTH! emoticon - by KAKIPOPUP
  • this is how i handled Easter weekend. I did not worry about my food intake. But, surprisingly, I was feeling so good that I didn't do any emotional eating. - by PATTYLOO
  • I like the 10% rule. As long as you eat healthy 90% of the time, a few treats won't hurt you. All things in moteration! - by JURI62
  • JANE-0
    yes, a holiday is good~ I consider this to not be a diet but a life-style change and holidays are part of living life. I had Easter Dinner along with everyone else but I only allowed myself 1 portion of each thing. I don't talk about being on a diet but I live life like I have this fabulous secret that I on occasion will share with a friend or co-worker that has noticed the change. It is a new source of personal power (my new life that I am in control of). So,I say yes to a holiday! & I've found it empowering and contagious to say no to goodies at work (they are not part of the Holiday but part of the gluttony of our over-do-it culture that says more, more more!)
    MORE IS NOT BETTER~
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    emoticon i CAN'T believe that I have already lost 16 lbs!!! - by JANE-0

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