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Sat 3-Dec-11
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....throw caution to the winds and do something ridiculous.

I've been really good diet-wise for a couple of months now - have not really deviated away from the sensible stuff at all.  But today I'm having a very bad day, I feel agitated and restless and fed up with all the restrictions and just so bl**dy down with it all.  I really feel like stuffing my face with a pile of toast slathered with butter and lots of cheese and pickle, followed by a big bowl of maple pecan icecream, and then a milky coffee with lots of sugar and a bar of chocolate.  And then several G&Ts.

 

Well, apart from the fact that all of the above will give me raging gut ache, bring on my oral thrush with a screaming vengeance, and do goodness knows what damage to my glucose levels (I don't yet know enough about the diabetes to know exactly WHAT it will do) - why the hell shouldn't I?  (I don't really need an answer to that, I know well enough.  Just felt like having a rant.  It all gets a bit on top of me sometimes)

 

oh, and i havent got any maple pecan icecream (just as well!!).  Got all the rest though tonguemonster

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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stand well back and DON'T DO IT!

Find a little project to keep you busy for a bit even it's just cleaning out a cupboard and try to fill up with safe foods. I completely understand how you are feelingbig_hug

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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"I've had a very bad day, so I'll show them, all go out and have a HUGE DINNER, and a FABULOUS DESERT, and that will just show them, boy oh boy!!!!!!"aargh

(P.S. That's not me mocking you Sue, that's what I hear in my head after I've had a bad day.)

I know that feeling Sue, I do it to myself too.

But before you do, remember, after you eat all that stuff you really won't feel better, you'll actually feel worse.

You will only hurt yourself.

Please, don't do it.

If you can't do it for you, do it for me.

I want you to be well enough to meet me and my brood when I bring them to the UK, whenever that day will be.

big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug big_hug  

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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OKAY?!?!?!?

(Me, hands on hips, wagging a finger in your face)

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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I'd just do it all Soulitz and have a very small portion of everything you want and offer the Churchill salute to your body.....I think we all carry the guilt of the medical profession about with us everyday...what is life about?  Start thinking yourself well.....and here's a hug to be going on with....big_hugbig_hug     well two actually.big_laugh

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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Nah, go on Sue do it, throw caution to the wind it is so boring anyway. Oh and when you are writhing around on the floor in agony do take some pics and remember it was me who told you to do it!!!

Don't be so bl"-dy silly woman. You are allowed off days, but not that off.

Sorry we won't allow it !!

Take care¦.

 

PS I see you have overtaken me now !!

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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paperman said:

 

PS I see you have overtaken me now !!

 

As long as she's overtaken you and not 'taken over' you ...that's fine....dohdoh

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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Nah, Elsa she's married and I am saving myself !!!!

I have reached an age where my train of thought often leaves the station without me...

Sat 3-Dec-11
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paperman said:

and I am saving myself !!!!

That reminds me of a joke but it's not fit to publish here....big_laughbig_laughbig_laugh

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Sat 3-Dec-11
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Don't worry, for once I think I was ahead of you....

I have reached an age where my train of thought often leaves the station without me...

Sun 4-Dec-11
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I do hope you didn't do it Sue- I know how appalling I feel when I give in to a piece of toast- the hours of feeling awful really outweigh the momentary pleasure BIG TIME. trust me, I know...I had a foolish biscuit on Thursday...wish I hadn't.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Sun 4-Dec-11
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Well, I didn't do it.  I made a dip with some greek yogurt, bit of grainy mustard, small amount of finely grated goats cheese and some herbs, and had it with some plain corn tortilla chips and veg sticks. 

I had a bit of an upset yesterday and felt so down and in need of comfort.  I know all this health stuff will get sorted eventually, and have several medical appointments coming up, it's just that it's all been flung at me out of the blue all at once, and is taking so long to deal with.  I just feel like I can't cope sometimes.

Thanks all, and i'm sorry for coming over all melodramatic and needy.  There are people with far bigger things to worry about and i'm being pathetic, i know.

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Sun 4-Dec-11
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Well Done Sue!welldone

I know how hard it is, when life falls apart around you, and on top of it all you're stuck with this boring restrictive diet and all you want is to indulge in something nice to offset all the bad.

It's been ten years for me now, and I wouldn't be human if I hadn't given in now and then. But believe you me, every single time I have, I've sorely regretted it.

You deserve a big round of applause for having the willpower to stick to your guns. You know you're not healed enough to take any chances yet, you know there's still a long road to be travelled and it looks bleak sometimes, but you are getting there. Not giving in means you haven't lost any ground, instead you're another day further forward. big_hug

The only thing I do that helps is compile a list of yummy foods that I can safely enjoy. Then hope for the presence of mind to consult said list when the time comes!

Have you planned your christmas treats yet?

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As well as the list make sure you have the treats readily available for when you get desperate. It helps control the temptation. Well done you thoughbig_hug

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Sun 4-Dec-11
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Well done Sue! big_hug It is so hard, isn't it. I am back on the gluten-free straight and narrow again, and finding it tough. (Also cow-milk and cheese free, and I try to be low sugar. whistle) I had recently stocked up on barley, and oats, and flour, and have had to replace the lot. monster But daughter got a lot of it when I visited last week, so it wasn't wasted.

I am using this book for bread. I have tried 3 of them, 2 very good and the third ok but really good for toast! I haven't made up her flour mix yet, so I am using the recipes that use straight flours. I am drinking a lot of fennel tea which helps a lot. How I will manage when I visit my parents goodness only knows--it is bad enough for me to work out what I can eat, without expecting my Dad to manage it.

I like Ruthie's suggestion of making a list of treats you can enjoy.

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