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Inside me lives a skinny woman

"January 2, the day after the new year begins," I've been telling myself, "is the day I'll start my diet." I've been planning on this diet since November. In the meantime, I've probably added five pounds just psyching myself up for my weight loss journey.

Last night, I knew it would be the last time to really indulge, so I chowed down on some of my favorite homemade cookies Coconutty Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with a tall, cold glass of milk.

"Inside me lives a skinny woman crying to get out, but I can usually shut her up with cookies" was printed on some beverage napkins I recently purchased. Time for my guilty pleasure of honing the baking skills may be winding down, for a while at least.

So here I am, confessing to all the world, sharing my goal to shed twenty pounds by spring break. Please don't tempt me with your cookies. If I can't have mine, I don't want anyone's.


Heidi said…
That is an admirable goal- best of luck to you! I will try not to post anything too fattening on Internecipes in the meantime...

PS- Those cookies do look delish!
Ok, what weight loss plan are you doing? I wish there was a cookie diet cuz I'd totally do it :) I'm not a candy or chocolate freak but I LOOOOOVE cookies!
mom23angels said…
Way to go Kelly! Can't wait to see the cookie recipe. You've inspired me to post about my new years goals. Hopefully that will help me achieve them. :-)
Barker family said…
I love that quote!!! What a great motivator. Although cookies motivate me really well too!!! I made two Christmas cards this for my parents and one for Justin's. They turned out really cute but took me an hour to think of and then carry out. The whole time I thought, "how does Kelly do this?" Yours are really cute.

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