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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Breaking Old Habits is a Bitch

Did you know that I've blogged about cake exactly TEN times since I began blogging in October 2009.

I dig me some cake.

Chocolate cake to be specific.

I didn't end up weighing my all time high of 258 lbs without being a bad ass baker of some tasty cake.

But sometimes I forget my limits.

Example? This past Saturday I baked me up some triple chocolate fudge cake with chocolate ganache glaze and crushed white chocolate pieces on top.
Sorry for the food porn.

I should have warned you.

So I had  one piece  OK, maybe more like TWO pieces on Sunday night.

When I came home from work on Monday night, that cake was just sitting there on the counter.

It was calling my name.

So guess what I did?

I chucked it.

Into the trash.
Then, I covered it in dish soap.

Just in case I was tempted to fish that bad boy out of the trash.

“Old habits die hard… but they do die.” ~ Jillian Michaels

10 comments:

  1. they are hard to kill....I am stuggeling killing some of mine right now...but love the hope you give me!!! I can kill those nasty habits that lead to yuck, yuck land!!! Great job for you and your will power as well!!

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  2. I might have to try the soap thing just to make sure I stay out of the trash the next time I toss something.

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  3. Omy! That looked delish, before the dish soap! Good call!

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  4. soap is an awesome idea...and yeah that cake had my mouth watering! I also make my husband take baked goods to work and then make him tell me how much his co-workers enjoyed it....a lot of baking for me is either gratification of the taste or others enjoying the taste :D That might make me a cookie-cake-pusher --

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  5. Ha! Last night, I tossed my ALL TIME favorite pie...it was an UNTOUCHED Coconut Cream Pie....into the garbage disposal. Yes, I DID! I think I even shed a few tears as I did it....! It was just too dangerous to have in the house. It was bad enough that I had finished off it's twin pie (the first Coconut Cream pie)the night before....thankfully there were only 2 pieces left in that pie. Tonight, I am tossing all of the leftover Easter candy that's been calling my name. Yes, I'm probably throwing away over $30 worth of stuff but it will save ME and I'm worth more than that.....lol!
    We gotta do what we gotta do....
    Onward!
    Judi

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  6. That happened to me with leftover Easter desserts. They were calling my name! I took them to the office breakroom and they were gone within the hour. Whew! Thanks office scavenegers!

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  7. I usually cover things I don't want to eat in salt. I HATE salt.

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  8. Haha. I just did something similar. Except it was a much S L O W E R process. I had some leftover fancy cheesecake from a book club I hosted. I sliced the leftovers into 190 calories each, carefully wrapped them and put them in the freezer. 2 months later they finally went in the trash. Good riddance! UGH!

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  9. Wow- that took some will power because that cake looked awesome.

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  10. Dang. You have some serious willpower. Good for you.

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