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Planning

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I am. Planning for a big change. Huge!!!

Sometimes, when I need to change something, I need to do it one small step at a time. And that's good. There are times when that approach works very well. One example is my effort to become more organized. I'm working on daily organization by going through the mail and throwing the junk away before it gets in the house. Small step, huge progress. I'm also slowly working on developing a place for everything and the habit of putting everything in it's place every night. Small step, huge progress. And these things are working. They are slowly becoming habits and that's what I want. But there are other times when huge, drastic, sweeping changes are necessary. I am currently planning for one of those.

I've mentioned before that I'm joining 24 hour fitness on June 1 - actually June 2, since I will probably have consumed excessive alcohol on June 1 (end of the year party!!!!). I was also planning on altering my eating …

No Control

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When faced with certain foods I have no control. Zero. Nada. Zilch. Mostly those foods are ones that contain sugar and other empty calories. I know that I am a sugar addict, I have been for a long time. The truth of the matter though is that I haven't always been. I used to not like chocolate or candy much at all. I liked cake and cookies but I would never buy them, I would only eat them somewhere else - like Mom's house. But over the years I let my sweet tooth grow to massive proportions. Now when faced with a food that contains a lot to of sugar and carbs I have absolutely no control over it at all. None. That's not totally true either, my control is much better then it used to be, but it's still not where I want it to be. But today as I was reading something, it came to me - 3 bites. That used to be my rule when I lost all that weight the first time - 3 bites. I read a study years ago that said you only really taste the first 3 bites, after that the flavor fades. …