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I didn’t eat the chocolate croissant ...

montyeva1114montyeva1114 Posts: 56Member Member Posts: 56Member Member
This may not fit in the success story as a huge weight loss would, but none the less, it was a success for me. I work in a school where people love to bring me treats. Yesterday, a lovely new teacher at the school gave me a beautiful chocolate croissant as a treat for helping her. If I ate it, I’d have about a hundred calories left for dinner. I stuck it in my lunch box. During the 1 hour 30 minutes drive home (lots of traffic) it sat in the seat next to me. Finally at home, I offered it to my husband. He chucked it in the trash. How does he do that? I’m proving something important to myself. Food does not control me. Next time I hope not eating something will be easier.
edited September 10

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  • rachelleahsmomrachelleahsmom Posts: 393Member Member Posts: 393Member Member
    Good for you! That's some willpower!
  • Jackie9003Jackie9003 Posts: 645Member, Greeter, Premium Member Posts: 645Member, Greeter, Premium Member
    That's a good non scale victory right there, well done!
  • LivingtheLeanDreamLivingtheLeanDream Posts: 12,132Member Member Posts: 12,132Member Member
    Good for you, not sure I could have passed it up, croissants are sooo good!
  • jlp1994jlp1994 Posts: 20Member Member Posts: 20Member Member
    Outstanding job! That would have been so difficult for me. You showed amazing restraint and willpower - well done!
  • LyndaBSSLyndaBSS Posts: 4,822Member, Premium Member Posts: 4,822Member, Premium Member
    I'm proud of you! Well done! 😎
  • PhirrgusPhirrgus Posts: 1,883Member Member Posts: 1,883Member Member
    Can I have it? o:)

    Seriously, good job. Saying no to something I really want is harder than it seems.
  • Sadie2PointOhSadie2PointOh Posts: 32Member Member Posts: 32Member Member
    Great Job! You exercised great restraint and should be proud of your success!

    Ironically, I have 48 Pecan Pie Cupcakes to make for my husband's colleagues today. They are delicious and normally I would stuff at least 3 of those down without a 2nd thought; today my goal is to eat none and to try not to obsessively worry about sending in food/treats that I haven't taste tested myself first. We'll see how it goes. Hopefully I can resist the urgelije you did with the chocolate croissant.

    Again, great job! Saying no can be so hard sometimes!
  • Better4OwenBetter4Owen Posts: 3Member Member Posts: 3Member Member
    That’s hilarious because my husband is the exact same way. I’m working on my willpower, but MAN, I wish I had his. 🤣
  • cwal1980cwal1980 Posts: 7Member Member Posts: 7Member Member
    I wish that exercising will power and turning down sweets burned calories.
    edited September 10
  • joone_9joone_9 Posts: 59Member Member Posts: 59Member Member
    That’s a success in my book! Keep doing that and you will reach your goal. I too passed on my planned indulgence of a bowl of chips a couple days ago..decided that I didn’t really want them and chose a healthy snack. I too felt proud that for once food didn’t control me!
  • evergreenlakegirlevergreenlakegirl Posts: 83Member Member Posts: 83Member Member
    Super power! Great for you!!
  • montyeva1114montyeva1114 Posts: 56Member Member Posts: 56Member Member
    It really does help to hear about others learning to say no.
  • denjan333denjan333 Posts: 48Member, Premium Member Posts: 48Member, Premium Member
    I think that’s a pretty big deal. Great willpower!
  • kjurassickjurassic Posts: 573Member Member Posts: 573Member Member
    You’re a super hero! (I would have had to take at least one bite!!!!!😋)
  • liaoverbrookliaoverbrook Posts: 103Member Member Posts: 103Member Member
    well done !!
  • d805d805 Posts: 62Member, Premium Member Posts: 62Member, Premium Member
    Awesome. Way to go!!!
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