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Beck Trek - Chapter 5 - Day 7 - Arrange Your Environment

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Although my house is pretty much a diet trap free zone, I have very little trouble with getting distracted by food things that aren't on my eating plan.
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Hubby keeps ice cream in the fridge and he brings chips into the house on occasion. He likes to have a doughnut on the weekends. It doesn't bother me...other than I don't like to see him eat those empty calories. He isn't overweight, and he is healthy, so I don't nag him about it.
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An open jar of peanuts has been known to trip me up on the weekend, so hubby and I have an agreement that he keeps them out of my site. No leaving the jar sitting on the kitchen counter! It's the RULE!
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I used to think I could not get through the weekend without chips and salsa. I've learned that I certainly can.
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When the grandkids visit, we make food fun and eat a lot of fruits and veggies.
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I'm a pro at resisting the food pushers at work. I've even had co-workers ask if they can put their candy or snacks in my office so they will stop noshing. Not kidding! It doesn't even phase me.
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I decided long ago that the choice was up to me. I don't have to eat anything I don't want to eat. I can be as selective as I want to be about what I put into my body. I love the feeling of control that it gives me.
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  • PATRICIA-CR
    I'm happy to hear most of these problematic issues at your pantry, you have them under total control.

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    1796 days ago
  • SANDICANE
    Yay you! And THAT'S why you've been able to maintain for sooooooo long! Way to go!
    1797 days ago
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