Sometimes on the way to your dream,

you get lost and find a better one.

Monday, November 29, 2010

grumble, grumble, sigh

The road to weight loss, colourful though it may be, is not an easy one to travel for a chocolate/sugar addict such as myself.


In my home, right now, there is no chocolate.
There are no M&M's, no Clinkers, no Maltesers.
No biscuits, no dessert packets of self-saucing puddings to bake, not even a can of sweetened condensed milk.
No licorice bullets, no choc-coated peanuts, no glazed almonds.

I do have apples.
*Sigh*
Munch. Crunch.

12 comments:

  1. They're not toffee apples, are they??!!

    Happy travels!

    PS The food in the photos looks both healthy AND delicious! Courage!!

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  2. That food looks marvellous!
    Sadly, I'm cleaning up a packet of crisps to settle my tummy after too much fruit.

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  3. Oh, you poor love. But you do have apples!? Hang in there. And remember how fantastic you're going to feel/be/look from all those coloured foods ;-) xx

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  4. one step at a time River... if you make it through the week treat yourself with one teeney weeney packet of maltesers cos you are so awesome.... YOU CAN DO IT !!!!

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  5. Red Nomad OZ; No, they're Royal Galas, I haven't had a toffee apple in more than twenty years!

    Jayne; after too much fruit, (is there such a thing as too much fruit?), I usually find cheese works well, for one of my girls, a piece of bread settles her tummy, the other girl, crisps, just like you.

    Kymmie; It's a long, hard, road. Luckily, I like apples.

    Cheese Whinw and Whispers; one step at a time, plus the many steps of a 6km walk. You're right, I CAN do this. I've done it before. Of course I was much younger then. Ever notice how much harder it is to lose a few kg when you get past 45?

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  6. You go River!! I'm in awe. Keep up the hard work, it will pay off...

    And, by the way, you won my Norton giveaway! Drop me an email at lori_rae_is@live.com with your details and I'll pop it in the post :)

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  7. Aww take heart river. I bought some dumbell weights last week and working out an hour each night, my shoulders hurt! Think of summer and the good it will do!

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  8. It seems like we're all in this together.... I may review and eat a lot of chocolate but still struggle to be 'good' the rest of the time.

    Damn achilles not allowing me to run isn't helping things either, *grumble grumble*

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  9. Lori; woo-hoo, I'm a winner! email on its way.

    Baino; I've thought about buying weights, but with my shoulder just getting better, I think carrying milk home from work is enough.

    Kath; I've been reading your Chocco reviews super fast and clicking away so I'm not tempted to write down any new choccie varieties.
    Can you walk instead of running?

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  10. I'm not going anywhere near Kath's blog until that Magnum jingle is disabled. I feel like Homer Simpson every time he hears 'donut'.

    The food look a lot more if you put it in a bowl and I love fruit in salad.

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  11. JahTeh; I've had to mute my computer since that Magnum jingle is constantly in the background no matter what site I'm on. It's a little annoying after a day or so. I would have thought I'd only hear it from Kath's site.

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