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yes, I was trying to log nutrition, read articles, and post to others blogs but couldn't as I didn't know the site was going to be down otherwise I would have gotten on earlier to get those things done. I still can't get points for "Read a dailySpark Blog Entry" even after the maintenance last night.

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Nope, I shut down at 9:45pm and went to bed.

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NO, guess I was lucky...didn't even know about it til this morning! DUH!

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I want an ipod!!

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Spark People Gift Pack I would love that

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Definitely, gift certificate

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$100 gift certificate sounds great to me!!


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Since I don't usually win things... any of them would be great!

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Sometimes if my favorite is around.

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Yes especially when my favorites are around

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Yes, Yes, Yes.

I have my DH hide the candy in the basement. He has some really good hiding places there. I've looked and can't find them. HEHEHE

I buy the mini 3 Musketeers and he gives me one at a time. Drat!!!

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No, even though I do love candy and sweets I stay away from them I had a diabetes scare in 2008


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Oh yes if my favorites are around !!!

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Are you tempted by Halloween candy?

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My mother told me If god made it eat it if man made it throw it away. So I would say the answer is no.
But taken in small amounts why would it be bad for us.

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not sure

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yes that it is bad

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I try to avoid either sugars and syrups.

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I think corn syrup is worse, but sugar isn't much better. Mostly I try to avoid both when I can.

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I also try to stay away from both because I think they are both the same.

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Do you believe that high fructose corn syrup is worse for you than regular sugar?

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Being healther and living longer


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being healthy and living longer! (looking better is a side highlight!)

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I think they all go hand in had. As I lose weight I become healthier in which I look better and then live longer because of the healthy living.

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Healthier and living longer....

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Being healthier and living longer


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What's more motivating about losing weight?
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I would say hands down..being healthier and living longer!


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I think it depends on what is causing the stress. Sometimes I take off in the car and just spend time along thinking, sometimes I take a nap, and at times I will reach out for food.

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I don't normally reach for food when stressed. I usually take a nap.

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Have done them all! I'm really working at NOT reaching for the food! Wouldn't it be nice if I would always go exercise! (Gee, that sounds like a good goal!)

Edited by: JUDY1676 at: 10/24/2009 (13:06)
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I try to relax but it doesn't always work. However, lately I really don't have much stress in my life.

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Been known to do all of the above

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I have done each and every one of them at one time or another...but in the last couple years I usually walk or exercise or shop.

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When you're stressed, what do you usually do?

Reach for food--fast!
Walk or exercise to clear my head
Relax with deep breathing, meditation or yoga
Call a friend to talk it out
Lash out at others for no reason
Go on a shopping spree



Me I love to shop



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I think logging my nutrition has been the biggest for me.

Although all of them to some degree. It has been a year and a half since I've had soda (except for one day at a restaurant, I ordered Pepsi but didn't like it and couldn't finish it. I won't do that again.)

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None of the above.
It's portion control, pure and simple. I never drank a lot of soda, always liked healthy foods, love my fruits and veggies, and raising 4 kids on my own, eating out a lot was never an option. I just always ate too much of whatever it was I was eating.

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All of them, but probably the one that's helped me the most in logging in everything I eat.

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I log my nutrition every day and I have cut back on soda as I used to dring at least 2 cans or more a day and not I am down to just having 2 servings of pop on the nights that I work. I also have been trying to eat more fruits & vegetables.

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Good for you, Boomer...what a great testimony...I just can't seem to get free of the diet soda!

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Giving up soda

I always did eat healthy my problem was portion control eat 20 oranges and you still will gain weight

Now I have it under control (most of the time)

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