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KittyKatJenn posted:
I LOVE a good GSC...especially Thin Mints! I actually freeze them. They freeze really well and they stay for a long time. Keeps me from eating to many of them.

Anyways, while they are my favorites, I won't discriminate against the Tag-a longs. I mean, who doesn't love chocolate and peanut butter? I was in the kitchen at my office washing my lunch bowl when I noticed the box of tag a longs on the table. So I thought,"One won't hurt right? Maybe two...". So, since I was obviously craving I decided to look at the side of the box. A serving size is 2 cookies and one serving has 140 calories. Now, that isn't an awful thing, but I really don't need it. So I decided to check a cup of my sugar free vanilla/chocolate pudding. 60 calories. I can have 2 1/4 cups of pudding for the same calories as 2 small cookies!

I went with 1 cup of pudding and called it a day!
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Jis4Judy responded:
Now thats makeing a better decision good job on finding a way to get more food for less or same calories
makeing this kind of decision over and over chooseing what is better for you will do wonders//
congrats Jenn
Hugs Judy:)
SW 247 CW 153ish maintaining Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance
 
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jean4u replied to Jis4Judy's response:
JENN & JUDY,

I'm all for getting more volume in my foods. That is why I Like the Hungry Girl recipes. She always is looking for ways to increase volume and reduce calories.

I like that you (Jenn) are looking at serving sizes, too. You got to be a reader to keep the weight off.

Also, finding ways to feed our cravings. Instead of the cookies have the pudding. You won that one!

Lets do IT!!!

Barb
 
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blondie454u responded:
Congrats on a better decision!
Amber CW 139 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.
 
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Andie_WebMD_Staff responded:
Great job, Jenn! Did you know that Dreyers makes a GSC Samoa ice cream? OMG...I had to try it! But, I did good and only put a little bit in a coffee cup instead of a bowl. Took my time eating it and enjoying every last drop. I got my little fix and then my kids devoured the rest in minutes so the temptation was removed! Because sometimes...if it's in within reach I give in.
 
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KittyKatJenn replied to Andie_WebMD_Staff's response:
Well, I'm glad that is my least favorite one! Thin Mints are my ultimate weakness. I make a really good milkshake out of them!


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