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Old 07-12-2010, 03:45 PM   #1
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Over the weekend, my husband and I provided dessert for a dinner party at our home. I served a choice of strawberry shortcake or chocolate cake. To my dismay, only a couple of people ate the cake, leaving 3/4 of it on my dining table. After looking at it for 24 hours (feeling tempted, of course) I picked it up and tossed it into the kitchen trash can! In the past, I would have eaten cake and ice cream until it was gone. No more! Out it goes!
Yah! I feel so free!
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:46 PM   #2
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Oh wow -well done! I still don't think I could manage to do something like that!!
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:46 PM   #3
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Very nice!
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:48 PM   #4
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Nice work!

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Old 07-12-2010, 03:51 PM   #5
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Nice job!
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:53 PM   #6
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Good choice!!!
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:53 PM   #7
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Good job! That says alot about your willpower!
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:57 PM   #8
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:58 PM   #9
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Carol-I salute you! Cake is one of my biggest weaknesses. We have our huge monthly bakery-made birthday cake in the break room at work right now. I let myself have a tiny piece the other day, but it is calling to me. I wish the gang would finish it off!
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:33 PM   #10
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Well Done ... that is a tough hurdle to get over but you did it! Yay
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:47 PM   #11
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Yep, I don't have that much strength. Go you! It feels good to do things that make you feel in control.
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:05 PM   #12
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Awesome!!
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:16 PM   #13
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Oh yeah. Better to throw it in the trash can than to BE the trash can.

I couldn't keep it in my house either. I've thrown many food items away. A great strategy. YEs, I know there are children starving all over the world - but you know what, my eating it won't help them one bit - but my not eating it will definitely help me.

AnnieDrews, if I worked out of an office, I would HAVE to make a strict rule - no cake (or other similar items) EVER. It would no longer be an option TO eat it and it would eventually stop calling out to me.
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:18 PM   #14
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That's awesome. I am proud of you ..and hungry LOL Back to my sugar free jello. Its no cake but tasty all the same
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:37 PM   #15
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I think it is awesome that the majority of your guests choice the healthier option of desserts! Heck, next time I wouldn't even bother with 2 choices. I'd make one delicious fruity type treat and call it good! Good job getting rid of the cake. I used to take things like that over to my neighbors, but now they are on the wagon, so I don't even bother making sinful stuff anymore...unless it's a very special request.
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