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I’ve been craving sweets since I quit drinking. This could be a problem.
I get this too, but with salty stuff

Haven't had a drink in 9 days but I keep buying things like peanut butter filled pretzel bites and chips and cheese snack sticks and eating way too much of them. Gonna have to start weening myself off of that soon.
Grats to you both for not drinking. I think I'm finally at the point where I don't miss it at all and it's a really nice place to be.
 

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Grats to you both for not drinking. I think I'm finally at the point where I don't miss it at all and it's a really nice place to be.
thanks! I still want to be able to drink sometimes, and I know I'm capable of controlling it, but I was definitely letting it get away from me for a few months. Trying to break the association between drinking = escape/comfort, or something like that
 

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thanks! I still want to be able to drink sometimes, and I know I'm capable of controlling it, but I was definitely letting it get away from me for a few months. Trying to break the association between drinking = escape/comfort, or something like that
Yeah, it's hard to get to that point, especially if you're addiction-prone. I like that I can have a bit of wine from time to time without feeling the need to drink a whole bottle, but I do still need to remind myself of limits once in a while. It gets easier every day.
 

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thanks! I still want to be able to drink sometimes, and I know I'm capable of controlling it, but I was definitely letting it get away from me for a few months. Trying to break the association between drinking = escape/comfort, or something like that
Yeah, it's hard to get to that point, especially if you're addiction-prone. I like that I can have a bit of wine from time to time without feeling the need to drink a whole bottle, but I do still need to remind myself of limits once in a while. It gets easier every day.
I am trying to get to this point. But let me tell you, hangovers are making it much and much easier to just enjoy two or so drinks on the weekend. I do not recover like I used to.
 
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2 straight weeks of logging and monitoring every ounce of food i put in my mouth.

adding running 3x a week to my at least 300 minutes of dancing a week, and then riding 2x weekly.

Cut out 80% of alcohol.

Lose 0 pounds.


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well. still frustrated. according to my fitbit i am in a 500-1000 calories deficiet a day. I am even UNDERestimating exercise and i overestimate food.

I HAVEN'T LOST A POUND. My pants almost don't fit me. I'm going to go for my physical soon and will talk with the doctor about it.

I am the definition of Calories in Calories out doesn't work for everyone. I dance 2-3 days a week, and I posted screen shots of my exercise profile for that. Dancing nights i go home drenched in sweat, and am often completely out of breath. Sometimes our DJ will play song combos to try to kill us and laughs. He wants us tired. I'm tired of putting in useless effort.



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well. still frustrated. according to my fitbit i am in a 500-1000 calories deficiet a day. I am even UNDERestimating exercise and i overestimate food.

I HAVEN'T LOST A POUND. My pants almost don't fit me. I'm going to go for my physical soon and will talk with the doctor about it.

I am the definition of Calories in Calories out doesn't work for everyone. I dance 2-3 days a week, and I posted screen shots of my exercise profile for that. Dancing nights i go home drenched in sweat, and am often completely out of breath. Sometimes our DJ will play song combos to try to kill us and laughs. He wants us tired. I'm tired of putting in useless effort.



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I'm having similar issue. I've lost 26 lbs over 2 years with zero effort at all. This last month I have been trying most days, and I lose 2, gain 2. Arghhhh. Back to cheeseburgers for me?
 
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I'm having similar issue. I've lost 26 lbs over 2 years with zero effort at all. This last month I have been trying most days, and I lose 2, gain 2. Arghhhh. Back to cheeseburgers for me?
thats how i feel so often. why try if the effort brings me nothing. I keep trying to say at least I am "healthier" but yeah I don't feel healthier. What I feel is like I can't fit into my pants lol
 
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thats how i feel so often. why try if the effort brings me nothing. I keep trying to say at least I am "healthier" but yeah I don't feel healthier. What I feel is like I can't fit into my pants lol
Pants are overrated! lol
 

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another week of failure :bag:
 
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Hey y'all. Trying to eat a little healthier. Having difficulties with the side dishes because I can be vegetable averse. I always go towards potatoes. I have been doing better but that is mostly just frozen veggie bags or raw veggies. Any good ideas on quick, easy, tasty sides of any type that aren't spuds?
 
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Hey y'all. Trying to eat a little healthier. Having difficulties with the side dishes because I can be vegetable averse. I always go towards potatoes. I have been doing better but that is mostly just frozen veggie bags or raw veggies. Any good ideas on quick, easy, tasty sides of any type that aren't spuds?
I go for the frozen veggie bags a lot lol. When I’m bored today maybe I’ll find some recipes I tend to use and share here.
Do you like sweet potatoes? You still gotta limit them but more fiber!
 

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I go for the frozen veggie bags a lot lol. When I’m bored today maybe I’ll find some recipes I tend to use and share here.
Do you like sweet potatoes? You still gotta limit them but more fiber!
Not a huge sweet potato fan, but maybe I should try them again.
 

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Good but still healthy veggie reciepes that I would like -- I usually wing it but these are directions of stuff I would almost make LOL

Baked Parmesan Garlic Zucchini

Loaded Cauli (pretty much tastes like poatoes)

Also, sneak veggies into something. I put veggies in my pasta sauce. Usually frozen spinach, I just warm it up with the sauce. Sometimes really finely chopped frozen broc tho. I am lazy.

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Loaded cauli sounds good. I've never been big on zucchini, but I do love parm and garlic. Thanks for the ideas!
 
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Oh yeah! Zoodles for pasta instead! make a good sauce and add some cheese itll be low cal.

Oh! Or bacon and brussel sprouts. delightful.

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