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Old 05-16-2013, 06:14 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Natasha1534 View Post
It can be hard in an office setting. I work at a 911 center and we always have officers bringing us in sweet treats that their wives made us. One of our Corporals brings in homemade Twix bars and all kinds of awesome stuff. It's tough resisting, but I've done really well this time around.

I was thinking about this the other day, though...why do people think it's funny to eat something like that in front of a dieter and exaggerate the "mmmm" noises while doing so, while asking "you suuuuuuuuuuuuure you don't want some???" I mean, you wouldn't do that to a diabetic, would you??? Aside from mmmm noises being rude in general, trying to tempt someone that is trying to conform to a diet is just plain cruel.
Yikes, I worked in one for 10 years so I know exactly how that is (although I'm sure it might be more difficult in Georgia!!!). I used to bring my giant packed cooler and had to repeat over and over in my head ("I can only eat what's in the cooler"). It's hard, for sure.

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