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Old 04-06-2008, 01:15 AM   #11
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Boo, now I'm craving mochi ice cream.
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Old 04-06-2008, 01:26 AM   #12
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well, I caved on the cookies (for hubby), and of course ate half of them. So I stayed the coffee craving just to prove I could do it. LOL!
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Old 04-06-2008, 01:40 AM   #13
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But you have to admit - that blackberry brandy went pretty good with air
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Old 04-06-2008, 02:02 AM   #14
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Usually crave what I know I shouldn't eat. The other night it was a great big bar of choclate. Fortunately there was none in the house. I also can't resist the skin of roast chicken.
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Old 04-06-2008, 05:07 AM   #15
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I sort of give into my cravings as I feel it is my body telling me what it wants BUT I don't necessarily give in to the food item I crave but aim for the driver behind the craving. Like if I fancied KFC, I would just look for something with fat in it instead. Same with salt foods and milk items. But avoiding the actual craving just means I eat more cos I try for something else and still end up with the thing I craved.

I refuse to put a lot of effort into a craving though so if it means I need to leave the house just to do that when I have perfectly good food/drink here, then, no I won't do that at all.
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:03 AM   #16
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Its funny when DH and I go shopping or to Dr appt's. etc. both can't wait to get home for COFFEE !!! I hate when there is a craving for something not in the house ! (I don't drive) But if its here - I cave in !!!!
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:20 AM   #17
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I agree, Barb - COFFEE. We dropped by to visit some friends the other night and brought some of the lemon pound cake I made that day. They don't drink coffee - what is cake without coffee? We got home at 11 pm and still had such a strong craving for coffee, we had to make a pot. Fortunately, we are retired and didn't have to get up and go to work the next morning.
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:22 AM   #18
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Brie and Gorgonzola cheese spread on bagel chips and pistachios. I had these together last night. I enjoyed them and don't feel one bit guilty this morning. Of course, I don't get on the scale for few days.
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:53 AM   #19
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My craving is usually a texture type of thing. Like I'll crave something crunchy. It could be chips, pretzels, crackers, sesame sticks, celery, carrots, as long as there's a good crunch. I've been buying the little individual bags of chips and pretzels for just such and occasion. One of those bitty bags will do me for a couple of days. Several months ago my craving was dill pickles. Now I have like 3 jars of pickles in my fridge, whole big ones, mini wholes and spears. Craving is over!
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:56 AM   #20
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Sometimes I do, sometimes I don't. I almost always look for alternatives, but then that can lead to more food, cuz I eat the alternative then eat what I was actually craving in the first place!
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