Realization

Lent.

A time of sacrifice.

A SERIOUS sacrifice for me is refraining from sweet foods.  In fact, I would love to sink my teeth into a Twix bar now.

*sigh*

The plus side?

Feeling good about resisting the urge to eat it, cook it, buy it.

ALSO

I have lost 8 pounds since Ash Wednesday.  

 

OBVIOUSLY I ate too much of that junk to begin with.

 

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Mrs. Cox
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 14:08:06

    Oh my! 8 lbs! That’s so great!! Good for you 🙂 Yes, sweet foods would be a perfect sacrifice choice for me too.

  2. Jen@ourdailybigtop
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 14:36:33

    WOW! That’s awesome. Can I start now?

  3. hyperactive lu
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 15:16:03

    I knew you’d be super duper skinny! So jealous! 😉

    Way to go and so impressed you gave up something so difficult!

  4. Sharon
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 16:22:40

    Yeah, it’s junk, but it’s so good! lol
    I wish I had the willpower. I seriously need some.

    Congrats on the loss. I’m happy for you!

  5. Cassie
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 19:02:12

    Wow! Good for you!

  6. Susan In The Psych Ward
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 19:31:50

    Wow!!! Good for you… me, I haven’t done so well…. I haven’t had any sugar… but I haven’t lost much weight. But, perhaps you’ve just inspired me!

  7. Jessica
    Mar 12, 2009 @ 23:27:48

    … as I sit here, after having fought the urge to eat for three hours… unable to fall asleep… sticking a loaf of banana bread into my big fat face….

    WAY TO GO!!!

  8. Angela
    Mar 13, 2009 @ 09:58:28

    Wow! Good for you! I don’t eat a lot of sweets now. My definite downfall is any kind of bread…which turns right to sugar anyway. Yep, the carbs kill me.

  9. Pooba
    Mar 13, 2009 @ 16:47:23

    Woo Hoo! Hey, can’t argue with that! 8 pounds is great and it’s not like you were even trying!

  10. Susan
    Mar 13, 2009 @ 21:02:49

    That’s GREAT!!! So proud of you!

  11. Sara-Beth
    Mar 14, 2009 @ 20:09:38

    Feel your pain- I gave up sliced bread and rolls. Ahhh! I want a sandwich.

    Congrats on the 8 lbs 🙂 Withering away on us…

  12. carma
    Mar 16, 2009 @ 09:05:56

    hoppin’ on over from SITS to say “hi” 🙂

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