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Old 09-19-2008, 01:06 PM   #41
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You have no idea what craving is all about till you try to give up smoking.
5th day into it and i'm in full craving mode all the time.
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Ooooh, I saw this before I headed out the door. Take a look jambo...I quit April 13th, 2007 (yes, it was a Frday ) Cold turkey...haven't smoked since. Believe me, I know it's hard. You can do it.

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So when we think we are too fat for pizza, we imagine the look of the place and the sweat that must fall onto the pizzas. But other times we just go ahead and order: sausage, mushrooms, extra garlic, extra sweat. Mmmm.
Thsi is similar to what a kid does when he thinks of nuns when he has been looking down some girl's blouse and he has to go to the blackboard. Trouble is, usually even nuns can't kill it. Like you say, if you are hungry, bring on the BO!

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How do you deal with cravings?
cravings? on the first crave i'll drive 30 miles, round trip, for a tufo dish at pei wei's and about a 70-mile round trip for a decent slice of pizza (of course i also bring a large pie home with me when i do).

so, obviously, i'm not qualified to answer this question.

life is too much of a tease already. why give it even more power to frustrate yourself?

give in to the cookie. give in to the pizza. come to the dark side. mooohaha
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You have no idea what craving is all about till you try to give up smoking.
5th day into it and i'm in full craving mode all the time.
Hang in there! I quit cold turkey on August 22nd, 1977 after smoking two packs a day for over a decade. It was SO worth it to quit. To me, the tough part (after the first week) was not relapsing at stressful moments, but that temptation ends too after maybe a year or two.

What worked for me? A case of Pep-o-Mint lifesavers, and knowing that I wanted to quit before getting pregnant so my unborn baby wouldn't be exposed to nicotine.

Yes, this is the baby who now is 30 years old and dyed her hair pink last summer.
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A few years ago I lost 50 lbs in 6 months. When cravings occurred, I would munch sour/dill pickles or cold sauerkraut. Worked 75% of the time. If not I went with the only three bites rule.
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I couldnt without giggling, but I was eating meatloaf and mashed potatoes at the time.
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We have pizza delivered from a place like that. But tried to eat there once and thought it didn't look clean enough. So when we think we are too fat for pizza, we imagine the look of the place and the sweat that must fall onto the pizzas. But other times we just go ahead and order: sausage, mushrooms, extra garlic, extra sweat. Mmmm.


I thought New Jersey pizza was just naturally greasy now I find out it was sweat ! Thanks Cuppa Joe !
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I thought New Jersey pizza was just naturally greasy now I find out it was sweat ! Thanks Cuppa Joe !
adds that extra salty kick to it!
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I thought New Jersey pizza was just naturally greasy now I find out it was sweat ! Thanks Cuppa Joe !
one of the best pizza places from my childhood home near NYC had very handsome (and yes sweaty) Greek guys working there. my mom warned me about the guys but never the pizza.

yum...very special sauce!

Jersey pizza? i dunno 'bout dat...
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Yesterday I read a story on CNN about a horrible animal cruelty case at a pig farm in Iowa. That would stop your cravings. Could you get the pizza with just pineapple?

Prevent Animal Cruelty by Adopting a Vegetarian Diet | ChooseVeg.com (video, warning not for the squeamish) - this is why i don't eat tasty tasty bacon

I think this is a re-write of the Iowa story - Allegations Of Cruelty At An Iowa Pig Farm
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one of the best pizza places from my childhood home near NYC had very handsome (and yes sweaty) Greek guys working there. my mom warned me about the guys but never the pizza.

yum...very special sauce!

Jersey pizza? i dunno 'bout dat...

The best pizza places in New jersey were owned by greeks and they were kind of sweaty & sexy looking and they produced great pizza !
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so, have we totally grossed out Martha yet? Cravings all gone?
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I suspect Martha has already consumed said hawaiian pizza
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I was looking for hawaiian pizza at the store yesterday and they had none. Got a double cheese one instead. Guess I'll have to go buy some canadian bacon...or some prosciutto would be even better...and a pineapple...
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I know the gourmet pizza snobs will frown on this, but 1x a month we pickup a Pizza Hut stuffed crust 1/2 hawaiian and 1/2 pineapple pizza.

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I know the gourmet pizza snobs will frown on this, but 1x a month we pickup a Pizza Hut stuffed crust 1/2 hawaiian and 1/2 pineapple pizza.

Heartattackerrific good
Pizza Hut is "gourmet" pizza for me. It's too expensive so I only get it a couple times a year. Usually I look for specials on Tombstone otherwise I get Jacks because it's less expensive but still good. I just bought 12 Tombstone's because they were 4 for $10.
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You can pay for your costco or sams club membership just buying pizza.

A very large pizza runs about 6.50 for cheese at sams to about $9 loaded at either place.

A cooked giant double slice and a drink is $2.69 at the costco cafe.

Compared to $15-20 for pizza house pizzas and $4-5 for a small crappy frozen pizza, its a steal. You eat pizza a couple of times a month, you're easily saving your $40 membership.

Plus I just bought three 12oz packages of niemann ranch dry cured applewood smoked bacon for $9. Its about $7 a package at the store...
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