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I Don't Care If It's Free!!!!!!!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

During the Holidays I noticed something about myself.....I can't turn down free food!!! We went out for luncheons, folks would bring in pastries, the job provided bagels and pizza and we even celebrate birthdays with cake and ice cream. For every single event I'd show up and eat. I KNEW I couldn't have it but I'd eat it anyway. Why??? Because it was free!!!!!

But guess what?!?!? It is 2011 and I am fully aware of this problem so by putting this blog out there I PROMISE not to let it get the best of me. I'M DONE!!!

I CAN and WILL say NO to free food!!!

I don't need it and will survive if I don't eat it!

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  • K-NANA
    Oh, that's funny! It's amazing how those "little things" add calories to our day. This post made me think of how I used to look for the free samples in Sam's Club. Keep up the good work!
    3627 days ago
  • 911BABE
    This is an awesome blog & such a great reward when something that was a weakness is realized, & turned in to a positive transition.. emoticon
    3651 days ago
  • DIREXTOR
    I had to chuckle out loud at this one. I've had the same "aha" moment. Congratulations on your epiphany! You have done and awesome job.
    3671 days ago
  • MARVEEME
    Here's another gem:

    If it wasn't food that people ate 100 years ago, it still isn't, so don't eat it!

    Chemicals, preservatives, enhancements, coloring, tons of salt and sugar...great grandma wouldn't have made it that way, and certainly would not allow her family to eat it!

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    3675 days ago
  • JIBBIE49
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    3676 days ago
  • AZURELITE
    Yes, that's a tough one to see and stop. Good for you! Thanks for the inspiring spark page!!!
    3685 days ago
  • YANDI4LIFE
    Knowing is half the battle and you figured it out. You're on your way. emoticon
    3685 days ago
  • CHRISTY2121
    that is a hard lesson to learn especially when everyone around you is feasting and you are trying to be good. i had same issue during holiday and I let myself be tempted by the Free and swayed by the crowd..NO MORE in 201l. You stay focused girl!! :) emoticon
    3688 days ago
  • MYWALK2FITNESS
    Me lo dices muchacha, and the funny thing about all these FREE foods aren't always tailored to the healthy side! It's always those refine sugary carbs, lo q te pone la panza mas grande tovadia. Uno tratando de rebajar la pipa y ellos te la quieren explotar!!!! emoticon

    Good for you to overcome those FREE foods! Pa lante!
    3688 days ago
  • APPLE0416
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    3689 days ago
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    YAYYYY!! Great job girl!! We have luncheons left & right ALL the freakin time at my work. It's ridiculous. But I skip out on them. Next week the theme is BBQ! EEEEK! I'm definitely not attending. No thank you. Great job for realizing FREE is not always a good thing. emoticon
    3689 days ago
  • B3Y0NDM3
    WOO HOO! Good job making that realization! Keep up the good work!
    3689 days ago
  • PHATFREE28
    WOO HOO! It's awesome when we figure things out!
    3689 days ago
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