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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Trying to fix one problem after the other... At work there are cookies galore and lots of cakie types of things, then chips and pretzels= none of these things help with weight loss... but they call me, even though I have stopped having sugar cravings. I have stopped eating most sugar items and have gone back and added 1-2 slices a bread a day and increased my whole grains... and cravings still gone..

You don't know how wonderful it is to walk into a grocery store and the sugar items do not call any more than any other item in the grocery store. I can look at them and not feel like I need to eat something sugary. I am grateful every time I look at them and dont' feel a craving.

That said when stress increases, I do think of my old eating habits- but I am seeing movement on the scale for the first time in ages, so I am committed to make this healthy eating pattern continue. So I took my pumpkin backup-
1 can of pumpkin,
add one vanilla jello pudding (just dump in)
one sugar free/fat free cool whip-
mix together
spice like a pumpkin pie...

there is so much fiber in the pumpkin you can't eat but so much- fills you up and gives you a bit of sweetness without kicking my sugar cravings. Took it and put it next to my computer as I started to do some stressful work.... and... here we go... it is awesome. filled up and stayed on diet... it was awesome..
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    Congratulations! Thank you for this inspiring blog.
    1511 days ago
    Great problem solving! One warning though: since you do want this to be a lifestyle change, try to find a different way to relieve stress that isn't food related. Keep using your great substitutes while working at change. Yoy've got this!
    1511 days ago
    Great job my sugar Cravings are almost completely gone I have more cravings for vegetables salad stuff a great job congrats
    1511 days ago
    Your going great.
    1511 days ago
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