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This Time of Year...

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Ugh, I find this time of year so frustrating. The horrible diet commericals catering to the lose-it-quick crowd, the confidence-crushing ads for pills, the silly promotions at the grocery store...

...if you want to lose weight, for good, it'll never happen this way.

Kroger is really touting their "Simple Truth" line of products, claiming they are "healthy" and "all natural," not to mention "economical."

emoticon Hardly. I took a look at their yogurt selection, not organic, full of sugar and b. regularis. Oh, and about 25% more expensive ($1 for four ounces rather than $1 for six in their regular yogurt).

That didn't change looking at ANY of those products - not organic, just as heavily sugared as the "regular" brands, and all of it in smaller packaging for a higher price.

Golly, what a racket! Wish I'd thought of it myself! Actually, no - I'd be the company putting recipe dispensers near the kale and big emoticon signs in front of the cookie aisle.

Plenty of people want to lose weight. And they fall into the exact same trap every. single. time. "I just can't lose weight the way you did, Donna!" they say.

I do think that my way (the SparkPeople way!) is actually the easiest way. It's just not the fastest.

In other news, I was a busy bee this weekend! I did get enough sleep, so I'm calling it a win.

Have a great week!
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  • BRIAN36
    I was thinking the same thing. All of the sales on "healthy" granola bars and cookies, lo-cal desserts, 100 calorie snacks. It's like they think dieting is a snack food binge.

    I like to have some of these items stashed in my car and office to stave off hunger when the unexpected comes up but I certainly don't think they should be diet staples.
    2267 days ago
    Speaking truth to power!

    Watching what you eat and exercise are the "magic bullets" everyone is searching for, but it sounds like too much work for some.

    And emoticon on the sleep!
    2268 days ago
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