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Subject:  Re: Yuck! Date:  5/13/2005  5:49 PM
Author:  zuzu70 Number:  11603 of 15022

Hi Rebecca,

My sympathies about the scale. My scale here has the same malfunction. I'm 10 pounds heavier than on my wedding day, and darn it I can't seem to shake them.

In the past, I've lost a little weight (or sucessfully maintained) by using this trick: If I'm at home and have the urge to snack when I'm not really hungry, I first run to the scale and weigh myself. If the number's higher than expected, I'm mortified enough not to eat...and if the number's lower than expected, I think to myself, hey, I'm on a roll; why break it?. That works for me, though, becuase I have a tendency to eat when bored...you don't seem to have that issue.

Hugs,

zuzu
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