Ok eleven days. How about we say eleven and a half days. That is how long I've gone so far without any sweets. We did make a little pit stop at The Melting Pot for dessert after celebrating Christopher matching in to a fellowship, and I absolutely don't regret that one little bit. But aside from that I haven't had any sweets yet this year.
Originally I had planned to just go the first week without any sweets with the hopes of kicking the habit yet again of essentially eating half a bag of chocolate chips one handful at a time throughout the day. But then with some of my friends shooting for the whole month I felt a little guilty about stopping after one week. Not to mention my craving for sweets hasn't really lessened at all. I figured for sure by now I wouldn't be missing it. But no, I stand in the middle of the kitchen after nearly every meal torturing myself, toying with the idea of giving up and just eating some damn chocolate.
I so wish I didn't have such a lame relationship with food.
Running at least a mile every day in January is going well. It is helping at least keep my weekly mileage up a tiny bit. I'm doing nearly all my running on the treadmill right now and I have to be in just the right mood to convince myself to stay on that thing longer than 3.5 miles. Oh well. Hopefully when I need to start training for a half a couple of weeks from now the weather will be slightly warmer (HA) and I'll get to do a little more running outside.
Other than that nothing exciting to report. I think I've lost two pounds, but I still fluctuate a lot so it's hard to tell. But I'll pretend it's true. Hoping to be down another two by the end of the month!
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