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bubbles44
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Post by bubbles44 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:33 pm

Hi there everyone!!Well I am here because I quit smoking 9 months ago and in that time, I have piled on the weight lol!! I thought about joining weight watchers but it is quite expensive and I thought I would try this on my own at first.I am looking for a support group. I don't consider myself obese but I am very uncomfortable carrying around 25 extra pounds. I weighed 125 last March and Now I am up to 150. I really want to get it off . My problem is I drink 3 cream in my coffee , am addicted to pepsi and love chips and chocolate at night. Any suggestions would be welcome.I plan to start this diet On Monday. I am going to post once a week of any weight loss. Thank you Beth

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Post by Too solid flesh » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:11 pm

Welcome, Beth!
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Post by oolala53 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:38 am

Welcome, but I highly recommend that you start right away. Get in two N days before the weekend of S days. You'll be glad you did!

I also suggest you start reframing your thinking. Instead of thinking 'I piled on the pounds," think "I really started overeating a lot." Work on cutting down your overeating. You can't be sure of what your results will be, but what you really want is to permanently change your eating habits.
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Post by Blithe Morning » Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:10 pm

You don't have to give up the cream, the Pepsi, the chocolate or the chips. You just have to change when you eat them.

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Post by ~reneew » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:17 pm

bubbles44 wrote: My problem is I drink 3 cream in my coffee , am addicted to pepsi and love chips and chocolate at night. Any suggestions would be welcome.
Welcome! I wouldn't even count the cream unless you use more than average or have it with your meal. That's legal... so what if it takes you a long time to drink... ha. Drink diet pepsi anytime, or cut down on the loaded stuff and have it on the weekend. I eat chips with my meals and hide the sweets 'til Saturday. You can do this! It gets easier and easier with perfect compliance! Give it your all for a week. You'll see.
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Post by wosnes » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:38 pm

I also recommend that you start right away. I wouldn't worry about the cream, either. If you can have whole milk anytime, you can certainly have some cream in your coffee.

If I have a sandwich at a meal, I'll often have chips with the meal. But I never have them as a snack.
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