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Very Small Step Today...But I Feel So Proud!

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Old 07-24-2010, 12:01 AM   #1
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Default Very Small Step Today...But I Feel So Proud!

Today, I picked up Arby's for my husband and his co-workers, and DIDN'T get any for myself!!! I was hungry, but instead went home, worked out, and made a yummy Greek salad. I know this may not sound like much, but I've been able to keep my calories in line for the last 3 days and it feels great! Anyone else have a tiny step they can be proud of?
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Old 07-24-2010, 12:13 AM   #2
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That IS a victory!

I had 2 today. One, I passed up several opportunities to buy and eat junk snacks. Two, I was very hungry yesterday and DID eat too much bread. But today I was back on plan. That doesn't sound like much, but I usually use days like that to throw in the towel, planning to get back on plan " at a better time" when I'm under less stress.

Congratulations on your big tiny victory!

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Old 07-24-2010, 03:19 AM   #3
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That IS a victory!

I had 2 today. One, I passed up several opportunities to buy and eat junk snacks. Two, I was very hungry yesterday and DID eat too much bread. But today I was back on plan. That doesn't sound like much, but I usually use days like that to throw in the towel, planning to get back on plan " at a better time" when I'm under less stress.

Congratulations on your big tiny victory!
That's what I'm talking about! That IS victory Good job!
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Old 07-24-2010, 03:24 AM   #4
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Awesome ladies!! It always feels so great when you overcome any urge to do something that you know will make you feel guilty or like crap for later on!
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Old 07-24-2010, 11:17 AM   #5
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I did this yesterday! I find the urge to buy Reese Peanut Butter cups so strong when I'm in a store so I just avoid it. I went to pick up a diet coke and a coke for my fiance (they were on sale) and didn't even look at them. (But I was thinking about them!)
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that's fantastic! it's so hard to pass up that kind of stuff, especially when it's sitting right in front of you, and especially if you're getting it for other people. congrats!
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Old 07-24-2010, 02:03 PM   #7
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That's wonderful!
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Old 07-24-2010, 03:01 PM   #8
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Congrats Tina I would actually call it a BIG step if I were you. Anytime you can laugh in the face of temptation it's a huge accomplishment. Keep up the good work girl!
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Thanks everyone! I hope you all accomplish mini-goals today. They can seem so trivial, but in the end those little things are what help you really loose the weight!

Stefanie- Way to go! Desserts are my big thing too...candy, cookies, ice cream...they are all huge vices. I've kept berries and FF Cool Whip in the house for just such occasions
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Congrats to all of you girls..........

It is definitely not easy. Yesterday was Catfish at the local restaurant. I was very tempted to have supper there but I did not. I knew that If I went there the temptation to have all you can eat like I used to do would be to strong. Instead hubby and I chose to go to Ryan's. The last time I ate there I came home and counted all calories and carbs. Over 1400 calories and I don't remember the carbs. Last night 503 calories and 18 carbs.

That was a big accomplishment for me to eat out and stay with in my limits.

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Congrats to all of you girls..........

It is definitely not easy. Yesterday was Catfish at the local restaurant. I was very tempted to have supper there but I did not. I knew that If I went there the temptation to have all you can eat like I used to do would be to strong. Instead hubby and I chose to go to Ryan's. The last time I ate there I came home and counted all calories and carbs. Over 1400 calories and I don't remember the carbs. Last night 503 calories and 18 carbs.

That was a big accomplishment for me to eat out and stay with in my limits.

You go girls
You are amazing! Buffet's spell death for me, so I stay away. Awesome will-power, want2bfit!
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CONGRATS! Great Job!
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You inspired me-- My mini-goal for the day was I decided to take pizza into work today for my co-workers from my absolute favorite pizza place. Just to make sure I didn't have any, I ordered 1 w/pepperonni and 1 w/ham (I'm a vegetarian). It took all of my will power to order them that way, but I did it and I was super happy for my little victory.
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You inspired me-- My mini-goal for the day was I decided to take pizza into work today for my co-workers from my absolute favorite pizza place. Just to make sure I didn't have any, I ordered 1 w/pepperonni and 1 w/ham (I'm a vegetarian). It took all of my will power to order them that way, but I did it and I was super happy for my little victory.
That's great! Pizza is so good...that took guts You deserve to be happy!
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I guess I can call it a mini-goal...for my 2nd meal instead of eating the pizza that my co-workers had here from Pizza Hut, I went to Kroger and got a Smart Ones pizza. I was gonna be bad so I bought myself a very small (the 33 cent kind) bag of Doritos...I ended up giving it to a co-worker.
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