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#414079 - 05/02/08 05:12 PM Writing = Lose Weight
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Apparently studies show that if you're going to nibble on some food, if you stop for five minutes and write in a journal about how you're feeling and what you're doing, that often you'll realize you aren't hungry. You are wanting "comfort" and the writing gives that to you.

I am craving chocolate cake right now (the low carb / sugar free kind, but still ...) so I am journaling about it, in this thread. I'm not really "hungry" - but we're playing Grand Theft Auto IV and it has a TON of swearing, just non-stop, and people screaming at each other. I have a headache and stomachache. I just want some chocolate and port ...
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#414099 - 05/02/08 05:43 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I never did have that bagel I was craving earlier this week. Weird how you get strong cravings every now & then.

When I was living in Kenya, I started craving Bisquick bisquits after about 8 months. I really wanted something overprocessed. LOL The wheat flour wasn't as processed as what we have here. It's good, but I really wanted fluffy bisquits. smile
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#414105 - 05/02/08 05:58 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu]
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I'm still craving it, but I have a glass of chartreuse (which is a really herbal liqueur) that I'm going to sip slowly, to try to distract myself. I love chartreuse so this is an "alternative treat".
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#414194 - 05/02/08 09:10 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Lisa, when you really have a craving, go with it. It's not like you eat unhealthy, after all.

And port is not so bad. Have it with your low carb chocolate. smile

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#414228 - 05/02/08 11:14 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Jilly]
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Well the thing is Bob does the cooking so I'm prodding him to make me a chocolate cake, and he's not up for it smile So there is no chocolate cake to eat right now. He says maybe tomorrow.

I did have some low carb ice cream with sugar-free chocolate chips, so that is tiding me over!
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#414355 - 05/03/08 10:44 AM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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does he make you a low carb chocolate cake?

Where do I get a Bob of my own? Does Amazon stock them?

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#414370 - 05/03/08 11:32 AM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Jilly]
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LOL I'm afraid he is one of a kind smile

The cake mix is Pillsbury Reduced Sugar - they have a variety of cakes and frostings. Delicious!
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#416321 - 05/08/08 02:14 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Have you seen my posts about relatively fat freecake? A box of cake mix and a diet soda (can)is all you need to make a delicious cake. The whole cake is 35 Weight Watcher points. Use a dark diet soda with a dark cake mix and a light color diet soda with a light cake mix.

Also, take some low cal Cool Whip spread it on a graham cracker, put a graham cracker on top, wrap it in plastic wrap and put it in the freezer for a couple of hours or over night and you have an ice cream sandwich.

I apologize if you have read these recipes over and over in other forums I have posted but there is an off chance someone may not have seen them.
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#416324 - 05/08/08 02:25 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: Vance - Crime/History Ed.]
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Vance i remember that post, i'll have to give it a try
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#416631 - 05/09/08 01:17 PM Re: Writing = Lose Weight [Re: "Rosie"]
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It's not really that it's "hard" to make the cake, it was that I wanted him to make it for me smile I am super busy right now, and he's playing video games, so it's more of an emotional thing than an ability thing smile
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