ElizabethEl's Journal, 10 January 2013

Was a a friend's last night and she put out a plate of cookies and mini-donuts (one of my big weaknesses). I couldn't believe the goblins that came out of the shadows in my head. "Oohh, you're not losing very fast anyway - what the hell - one mini donut won't hurt..." - "oh, you can make up for it tomorrow by reducing your daily carbs" - etc etc. It reminded me of when I was in my twenties and quitting smoking. I had to actually imagine them as real goblins trying to destroy me, get mad at them and refuse to do what they demanded! And I did! Gold star for the day.

Diet Calendar Entry for 10 January 2013:
1857 kcal Fat: 147.31g | Prot: 102.38g | Carb: 25.87g.   Breakfast: heavy cream, coffee, atkins cinnamon bun bar, splenda, splenda, green tea. Lunch: green tea, cheddar cheese, mustard, hot dog, egg. Dinner: cucumber, lettuce, mushrooms, green pepper, steak, oil and vinegar dressing, spinach, marie's blue cheese dressing. Snacks/Other: chai tea, Butter Shortbread Cookies-Atkins, splenda, butter, heavy cream. more...
on diet Atkins  


Goblins, carb monsters, whatever works. Congrats - am sure you feel much better today because of it!  
10 Jan 13 by member: BuffyBear
Way to go..having a stand off with those creatures of habit..ugly things they are...:O) 
10 Jan 13 by member: BHA
Elizabeth, that is a real accomplishment. Love that you turned those goblins on their ear! I may have to employ that technique. 
10 Jan 13 by member: lbsgoner
I would say you earned 5 gold stars for that accomplishment! :D 
11 Jan 13 by member: angiekae68
Thanks everyone. One thing that is REALLY helping is the support here on this site! 
11 Jan 13 by member: ElizabethEl


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