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Re: [IP] the persuasiveness of a cookie

I've found that learning to eat when I am hungry and to not eat when I am not
hungry, to indulge a little and to sometimes not get around to eating all even
out in the end as long as they are balanced and I mostly eat helthy food
works.  This, after all, is what healthy normal people do just fine.

Sam Skopp wrote:

> >We had our pump group mtg yesterday afternoon and the MediSense people
> >came to try to sell us on their software.  They also brought snacks
> >(That's how they get the doctors' attention here.)  Snacks included big
> >fat chunky cookies, fruit and diet soda.  There were four potential
> >pumpers at the meeting.  Dr. Ed (who also belongs in saint category)
> >said "Dig in!"  So we grabbed up those cookies so fast.  The non-pumpers
> >picked up a little piece of fruit, and watched with envy as we got gooey
> >with melted chocolate chips.  The woman sitting next to me asked "Can
> >you really eat that stuff and keep control?"  I reassured that it was
> >perfectly possible and that' why most of us wouldn't give up our pumps.
> >She was incredulous.Vicki
> This also relates to the other thread about weight gain after starting the
> pump. I found that after 20 years of saying no, the ability to say yes tore
> down some major psychological barriers. My weight has gone up by at least
> 10-12 pounds since starting the pump. Yes, the cause is eating... but the
> pump helps to facilitate those "gooey with melted chocolate chips"
> indulgences. I now wonder if going off the old diet restrictions is really
> a good idea or not. I think I need to climb back on the wagon again...
> Sam
> Once the toothpaste is out of the tube, can you get it back in??
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