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Wednesday, January 07, 2015

I was quite pleased with myself yesterday when I walked into my meeting hungry only to find a fresh package of my all-time favorite cookies staring at me. It took me a couple of minutes to bat around the pros and cons of indulging in those sugar-laden temptresses, but finally I walked away, giving the Vienna Fingers the finger, so to speak. BTW, the only “pro” I came up with was the first taste of that familiar, tear-drying treat, and I tried telling myself that eating one might put off my hunger (yeah, right). Then in my memory I relived that old obsessive behavior that will keep my hand reaching into that package again and again! My mind projected even further....a cookie relapse can only lead to me being reproachful and remorseful, because for me, the person who eats the first cookie is not the same person who eats the next....and the next....and the next......
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    What a huge change you have made! You should be so very proud of how far you have come. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1837 days ago
    So true!
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