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Old 10-30-2009, 10:32 PM   #1
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Default So its my bday and....

my mom thought it would be nice, since its halloween and all, to fill up a birthday bag of candy and give it to me at dinner!

She felt bad though after she noticed I had lost a few pounds and I told her I was successfully losing weight so I didnt give her a hard time but it was just kinda funny. (WOHOO for someone actually noticing though!!!!)

I ended up passing out like half the bag to the waiters and workers at the restaurant.

Its sitting across the room....it looks might tempting but IM NOT EATING ANNNNY OF IT! I hope Im not anyways!

I hope everyone is staying strong with all this candy all around us!
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:38 PM   #2
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wow you must be a really good sport id be mad if someone gave me a bag of candy .... are you trying to help or hinder me here?
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:40 PM   #3
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! Lol, sweet yet inappropriate. You could have used a nice coupon for a haircut or manicure or something like that!
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:54 PM   #4
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Good for you, you did just the right thing. Tomorrow, get rid of the rest!
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Old 10-30-2009, 11:10 PM   #5
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I have to have to be honest I did have a snack size snickers and a snack size bag of skittles followed by 5 individual candies called tamarind yes I fell guilty but have to say CONGRATULATIONS on a job well done I need a stronger will power I really tried...honestly I feel awful now...especially since I did also say that I was not going to have any coffee and creamers since i found out that each creamer carries 40 calories wow!! but fell of the wagon and had a cup with 3 creamers ugh.... But HAPPPY HAPPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!
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Old 10-30-2009, 11:36 PM   #6
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Happy Birthday!! =)

Tomorrow you can hand it all out to kids with fistfuls if thats an option
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Old 10-30-2009, 11:39 PM   #7
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Happy B-DAY!!

and what wonderful will power you have! Im envious. j/p. =D

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Old 10-30-2009, 11:42 PM   #8
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Happy Birthday! Can you hang on to the candy till tomorrow night and then share it with the trick-or-treaters who come to your door? Congratulations on your weight loss and for staying strong in the face of a bag of candy!

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Old 10-30-2009, 11:47 PM   #9
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Really though, the greatest gift you can give yourself is that of good health. There is nothing more important that you can do for yourself then to adhere to a healthy lifestyle and get rid of the excess pounds. You don't need that candy. Not one bit. By choosing to not eat that garbage, and make no mistake about it, it IS garbage, you are choosing to be the best you that you can be. No more settling for second best. Nu-uh. Not when first best is within your reach.

Happy birthday and may the year ahead be your very best one yet!
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Old 10-31-2009, 12:09 AM   #10
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First off Happy Birthday lady!! I know how it is when people give you candy. One of my close friends ALWAYS Gives me candy.. and im like Uhhh im trying to eat healthy and you bring me CANDY? I have decided this year to avoid ALL halloween candy.. every tiny piece of deliciousness. I WILL succeed!

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Old 10-31-2009, 11:25 AM   #11
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Happy Birthday! oh, mom! ha

candy is very tough for me to have around. Luckily, since we're in an apt building, we don't get trick or treaters and don't have to buy any for that. bf in the past has bought bags of it to give to his mom and family (and for us(!!)). I'm trying to keep him focused on zero calorie fun parts to the holiday, like scary movies and walking around looking at the neighbors' decorations.

the only way to not eat it is to get rid of it (says the woman who doesn't always follow her own advice(!)) Candy will always be around. Yes, it's a gift from your mom, but down in her heart I'm sure she'd rather see you happy and healthy and wouldn't want to do anything to prevent you or slow you down in reaching that goal.
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Old 10-31-2009, 11:34 AM   #12
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Happy birthday and congrats on not eating the evil candy!

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Gained some back, but will be back in ONEDERLAND soon!
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Old 10-31-2009, 12:39 PM   #13
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Happy birthday to another Scorpio! Good for you not eating the candy - it takes will power but the mental rewards are huge! I know this week I've had take out dilemmas a couple of times where my kids wanted take out and I ordered a salad and avoided the fries and pizza. It feels awesome to be in control!

I'm turning 40 in a couple of weeks and I'm making sure everyone knows no cake or candy. Low fat frozen yoghurt for me!

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Old 10-31-2009, 12:47 PM   #14
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Happy Birthday!!

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Old 10-31-2009, 01:18 PM   #15
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Happy Birthday!!

Good for you to share with the staff!! It's so hard to be good. My boy went trick or treating Thursday and came home with 1/2 a pillow case full of candy! Ugh! I'm hanging in there though!!!
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