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Old Wed, Nov-29-06, 14:27
atlmella atlmella is offline
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Plan: Protein Power
Stats: 147/147/130 Female 5'2"
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Location: Georgia
Default A small success today

It's small, but it's my first day, and for me this was HUGE

I was having afternoon tea with a friend, and he's so wonderful to me. He said, I'll be right back, and returned with some cookies. He's not the sort of person that I can share my diet with, as we are from very different cultural backgrounds, and he thinks even at my current weight that I am too skinny!!!

Anyway, I panicked over the cookie! It's hard to decline without being rude.... however, we are both Jewish, and Eureka! the solution came to me I had just eaten a TON of meat for lunch, and as such I couldn't eat any dairy. I told my friend as much, and he knew exactly that I couldn't eat the cookie out of faith, so he said to just take it with me. It's in my coat pocket. Initially I was going to throw it away, but I work in an area populated by a lot of homeless folks, and I am going to put together a package of all the high-carb snacks laying around in my office and give them to someone who could really use them

YAY: disaster, narrowly averted!!
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Old Wed, Nov-29-06, 15:00
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Plan: atkins/hcg
Stats: 228/162/135 Female 65
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Progress: 71%
Location: North Dakota
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Great for you!! Yes, these challenges seem to pop up quite often - way to advert it without being rude or having to go into a lengthly explaination of your eating habbits (always happens to me) then I get the lecture on how bad atkins is. So good job!!
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Old Mon, Dec-04-06, 17:18
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Plan: Dr. Atkin's
Stats: 216/206.4/135 Female 5' 4"
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Progress: 12%
Location: Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
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good for you! not only did you find a way to avert eating the dreaded cookie, you are also reaching out and helping those around you in need!! impressive!
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 362.6/332.6/170 Female 5'8
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Location: New York
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Great Job!!

Take care
Manda
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Old Fri, Dec-08-06, 17:47
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 328/328/190 Male 6'0
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And this victory over the temptation of cookies will give you strength for future challenges.
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