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    1lb at a time!

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    Any freelancers/home workers here?

    Just curious! I'm a freelancer and work from home - would be interested to know if there are more peeps like me on the boards xxx
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    I work from home a few days a week. Sometimes it's easier to stick to plan, but I live above a convenience shop, and a dominos pizza so equally I have loads of temptation in my way if I let it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingleds View Post
    I work from home a few days a week. Sometimes it's easier to stick to plan, but I live above a convenience shop, and a dominos pizza so equally I have loads of temptation in my way if I let it!
    Oooophh that's tough! I'd need to walk out and about to reach the local corner shop so don't have that temptation and since getting back on plan have tried to be good - but as it's only me in my 'office' now, if a box of Jaffa Cakes happen in to my basket on a Lidl shop, they mysteriously disappear very quickly!! xx
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    I often work from home too and I love it, I find it much easier to eat better when I am at home as the temptation isn't there
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    Im always here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Devon_Dumpling View Post
    Oooophh that's tough! I'd need to walk out and about to reach the local corner shop so don't have that temptation and since getting back on plan have tried to be good - but as it's only me in my 'office' now, if a box of Jaffa Cakes happen in to my basket on a Lidl shop, they mysteriously disappear very quickly!! xx

    LOL. Funnily enough its only tough when my willpower is at a low anyway. When I'm in the right frame of mind I can walk past every bit of temptation with ease!

    PS Jaffa Cakes are the work of the devil - cake and chocolate and biscuit in one, and addictive!! They were definitely designed by a thin person who never had to worry about their weight.
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    1lb at a time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingleds View Post
    LOL. Funnily enough its only tough when my willpower is at a low anyway. When I'm in the right frame of mind I can walk past every bit of temptation with ease!

    PS Jaffa Cakes are the work of the devil - cake and chocolate and biscuit in one, and addictive!! They were definitely designed by a thin person who never had to worry about their weight.
    Actually, that's very true about walking past temptation - admittedly the jaffa cakes jumped into the basket pre me being back on plan! xx

    Ans yes, jaffa cakes are the work of the devil - too good!! xx
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    Hi, I work from home 3 days a week as I'm self employed but go to one of my client's offices 2 days a week to work from there. I find it easier to stay on plan when I'm at home most of the time but I find if I'm having a bad day it's easy to feel tempted because there's no one there to see! Only restarted on Monday though and I've managed 100% so far so quite happy with that. Just hope the scales agree next Monday!
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    My weight loss diary!

    WEEK 1: -4.5lb
    WEEK 2: -1lb
    WEEK 3: -1lb
    WEEK 4: -2lb
    TOTAL JANUARY LOSS: -8.5lb!!
    WEEK 5: -1.5lb

    MINI GOALS:
    Under 11 stone by end of January - Achieved 03/02/14 - I think that counts!
    Under 10 and 1/2 stone by our first gig night on 05/03/14 -
    At target by 05/05/14 (4 days before my holiday!) -





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