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3/2/13 1:29 P

I love cake, but I have not eaten any since Christmas.

JANIS43 Posts: 1,009
3/2/13 1:03 P

This is really good. I will think of this every time I see cake.

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3/1/13 10:47 A

Being thinner feels better than cake tastes.

3/1/13 10:38 A

I try to not bring anything in the house that I can't stay out of (donuts, chips, pasta) and then eat them (if I'm having a craving) when we go out to dinner. I also found that when I cut way down on the amount of artificial sweeteners I was consuming, my cravings for simple carbs were greatly reduced. Cutting back on them also make fruit taste much better so I guess it's true that they do mess with your sense of taste.

JANIS43 Posts: 1,009
2/27/13 10:11 P

I have passed up the girl scout cookies myself.

2/27/13 3:41 P

COOKIES!!!!!! I have seen more Girl Scouts cookies this year than ever before. I have not had a craven for them like before. I think I'm gotten past the junk food.

CYND59 Posts: 7,691
2/27/13 1:33 P

I have cake and other sweets on special occasions.

GRAMCRACKER46 Posts: 1,786
2/27/13 7:29 A

Gotcha beat. I average about 1/2 to 1 lb per month. I am way past the "I am dieting to lose weight" thinking. This has become a way of life for me. I now love healthy food more than the junk I used to eat. I don't deny myself much of anything. But cake ice cream and Doritos just aren't that good anymore.

If I ever do reach goal (8 more lbs) nothing will change.

2/27/13 2:58 A

It works if you make gradual lifestyle changes that become so much habit that when you do ieat cake most often it doesn't even taste that great. Cheat days are not a good habit to get into. Are you tracking your food and exercise? Are you making substitutions for the cake you crave? Wishing you well but it will take a strong commitment on your part!

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2/26/13 11:38 P

I know the feeling--I have it too. I struggle to not eat everything in the house some days and others I seem to manage. Only plan one day at a time. Today I will ____. It helps, but gets old until you find something new that helps everything along another step. emoticon

KIMINOR Posts: 55
2/26/13 11:33 P

Over the last year I have quit drinking pop. I stopped eating salt except on the rape occasion I eat potatoes or popcorn. I usually only drink alcohol,eat sweets, pasta or anything fried on cheat day. I went from never exercising to exercising almost every day.
I've tried as few as 1200 calories a day and as much as 1900 calories a day and every where in between.
I have had periods where I've not stuck to plan as well but over all I'm doing way better than I was a year ago. With all the changes I've made one would think I would have gotten rid of a fair number of pounds. Nope not unless one considers less than 15 pounds in a year a fair number.
Right now I just want to throw in the towel and eat cake,chocolate and pasta until I either get tired of them or die. emoticon

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