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Old 03-15-2014, 12:55 PM   #26
vachinyc
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Originally Posted by sweetenuf View Post
I have a question....In the last 8 weeks all of my girl friends I usually hangout with knew and know what I am doing and I politely told them I wouldn't be going to lunch anymore for a while. They all were very curious of the program and I told them what I was doing. So now in the past 2 months they don't even call or invite me anywhere, like Im fragile or something lol....anyone else experience something similar?
Same thing here. On the one hand, it's nice to have the time and space to focus on the diet without a lot of pressure to deviate. On the other hand, I think it's then more challenging both for they and you to know how to re-insert yourself. For me, I've had to be proactive and invite myself in a sense. It's a little odd though because some friends do talk about my eating needs as if I may die without the right food. Which likely means I talked too much about it prior

I don't want that to be what I'm known as...the girl with the special diet. So, I'm working harder to stop talking about it so much but then just ordering the way I need to order. I think the eating thing was so much a focus for me that I over- shared with some people. But I'm hopeful I can turn it around. My advice...invite yourself along again and don't talk about the diet but order what you need to order - most restaurants have something that will work. Enjoy!
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