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Day #18 Retrain Eating Habits

Friday, November 06, 2015

Day #18 Retrain Eating Habits emoticon
This lesson continues with ways to leave extra food on your plate instead of continuing to be a part of the "clean your plate" club.

Because I grew up in a large family with not a lot of extra food, the idea of leaving something on my plate is a hard one for me.
But after getting used to watching my grown kids and grandkids being able to scrape their plates in the garbage and realizing none of them have weight issues, I can see the benefits of not always "cleaning your plate"!
They aren't wasteful but the little bits of extra aren't hard for them to toss.

The good thing for me is that we have a compost pile and chickens for the extra scraps so I am better about tossing. The grandkids and now great grandkids are also learning about recycling!
Today: emoticon
Remember that your weight and your health is always more important than a left-over piece of pie.
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  • KIWIANN
    Another great lesson!! emoticon
    1936 days ago
  • YOYOSTOP
    Yes, I grew up in that age of you don't leave food on your plate, it takes a long time to break that habit, but I keep working at, just like you and emoticon

    Have a great weekend. I hope to maybe go see the new GGD.

    Hugs,
    Shirl
    1937 days ago
  • no profile photo BUTTERFLYGRACE
    Amen!!! Thank you for sharing this lesson. I'm working on it!
    1937 days ago
  • MAMMAC66
    My philosophy is that it is better for it to go to waste in the garbage can than to go to waist on my body. Have a great day! emoticon
    1937 days ago
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