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Old 06-18-2018, 01:20 PM
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Aww honey......no, I did not know.
Glad you are here. ♥♥♥♥♥
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Old 06-18-2018, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Liebe View Post
"Rude potatoes"....I like that.
I was thinking since I posted, just how often I eat carbs. Ive been doing a baked potato every week ( cause others in the house want it)- mashed potatoes with steak ( cause others in the house want it)- then I WANT IT - darn it. Its pretty tough for me to not taste what I prepare- tasting becomes eating a more than light serving of it.
Geeeze.
I gotta get real here.
This is not easy. Im already worried about failure.
Have you ever tried cauliflower mashed instead of mashed potatoes. Irteuly
Is
Pretty good
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Old 06-18-2018, 01:41 PM
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Hi, Soberleigh.

Kicking sugar addiction is tough but doable.

As Michael Jordan's trainer says: "If you really want to know what a person is made of, make him go through 10 days sugar detox".

One day at a time goes a long way.

During my sugar-free time I was on a couple of all-inclusive vacations. You get the picture - temptations all around.

I was fine and didn't struggle, didn't feel deprived or restricted.

Really, it was mostly in my head.

Hopefully my dentist will fix my tooth tomorrow and I will be able to eat properly again.

Best wishes to all.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Sunflowerlife View Post
So I almost ran out of paint but I managed to make it all work!
So glad I can rest for twenty minutes before getting my son. I will have to do the windows on Sunday.

Sunfloweife, you did a fantastic job.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by venuscat View Post
I love this post. I always think you are so very hard on yourself, although of course I understand this trait...

I am unbelievably proud of you.
You and Midnight are the most determined women I have ever known. You are both my heroes. ♥♥♥
Well you are just the greatest. Thank you for always believing in me.
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Originally Posted by SoberLeigh View Post
I am really late to this thread. I have a true sugar addiction especially in the
form of chocolate and ice cream. I am known to have two large bowls of chocolate many nights. I know that it is so unhealthy butI literally crave it at night. About a week ago,I bought Giradelli chocolate bars with86% cocoa. I started out having three squares a night,found it surprisingly satisfying, and am now down to 1-2 squares.

Cookies and cake are also a big problem. If there is cake in the house, it is gone I notice.

I have been this way all of my life. Often, I am the only one to order dessert.
Hi Leigh!!
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Originally Posted by SoberLeigh View Post
Sunfloweife, you did a fantastic job.
Thank you! I am working on painting the windows blue this week. Then I need to find curtains. Cant wait to share the finished product with you all!
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:13 PM
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I think you girls have similar colour tastes....OK, color, American spelling...bet Leigh is going to be all over helping you to find the right curtains Sunny.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:44 PM
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I love curtains! If that gorgeous room (with that beautiful brick and amazing mantel) were mine, I would go for plantation shutters

But I love curtains, too - they create so much softness and interest (not to mention the fun you can have coordinating pillows
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by MidnightBlue View Post
Hi, Soberleigh.

Kicking sugar addiction is tough but doable.

As Michael Jordan's trainer says: "If you really want to know what a person is made of, make him go through 10 days sugar detox".

One day at a time goes a long way.

During my sugar-free time I was on a couple of all-inclusive vacations. You get the picture - temptations all around.

I was fine and didn't struggle, didn't feel deprived or restricted.

Really, it was mostly in my head.

Hopefully my dentist will fix my tooth tomorrow and I will be able to eat properly again.

Best wishes to all.
Ouch, MB; Ihopw that your dentist can completely
take care of that tooth.

Love that Michael Jordan quote. A ten day detox just the thought of it.

Thete was a miles long chocolate on a cruise that we were on. I embarrassed myself and my husband.
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Old 06-18-2018, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by MidnightBlue View Post
I've survived through my first day after the relapse.

My biggest psychological issue is that I grew in poverty and when I was 12 years old I went almost a week without food.

And I have kind of emotional fixation - I don't tolerate being hungry, it make me panic.

And I feel like I have this "roving anxiety" if I don't stuff myself extra-full on a regular basis.

When I am at a grocery store I want everything.

Regular healthy meals help a lot with that because when blood sugar is stable and the brain is happy it's easier to apply logic.

But I still need to find the key to make my scared hungry inner child feel secure and happy.

And I am determined to do this.

Hunger is a humiliating experience. I have to leave it in the past and stop leaking into my present.

See you.
I simply cannot imagine what you went through,MB. I am so sorry.
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Originally Posted by SoberLeigh View Post
I love curtains! If that gorgeous room (with that beautiful brick and amazing mantel) were mine, I would go for plantation shutters

But I love curtains, too - they create so much softness and interest (not to mention the fun you can have coordinating pillows
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Ooh- I’ve never had plantation shutters!

I really wanted bamboo shades but they are not in the budget and also it’s very difficult to hang anything with these windows as the lip is like 1/4” thick. So curtains are my only option. Also I have about $120 left to spend :/
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Old 06-18-2018, 04:30 PM
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Have a look at Overstock....just even to get a good range of options, if you haven't...I always get ideas from there.
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Old 06-18-2018, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Sunflowerlife View Post
Ooh- Iíve never had plantation shutters!

I really wanted bamboo shades but they are not in the budget and also itís very difficult to hang anything with these windows as the lip is like 1/4Ē thick. So curtains are my only option. Also I have about $120 left to spend :/
I love bamboo shades, too; they are some of my favorite things from the 70s. I bet that they are much nicer, now.
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Old 06-18-2018, 04:34 PM
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This was dinner tonight....my mum's old favourite....sorry about the mayonnaise but it's organic and made from good stuff....so lots of tuna and lettuce, eggs, beans, beetroot, tomatoes and cucumber. I love it....so does Nick....luckily.

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Old 06-18-2018, 04:50 PM
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That is an excellent dinner, Suze. I love the presentation, too!
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Old 06-18-2018, 04:58 PM
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Time for a Part Two - come join us in the Daily Support Forum

https://www.soberrecovery.com/forums...rt-pt-2-a.html (The Food Addiction Thread/Support Pt 2)
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