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ClariiY said:
I think I'm getting fat. And I always crave those fattening things. Cookies, cakes, milk... >.>
Ohhhhh yes. This pattern has been oft observed among us. In fact, there's an author weight-loss thread hanging somewhere around the first few pages of the Cafe. :)
 
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Yes, a general craving for sugar and caffiene. Unfortunately it's my characters who are doing the active things to burn it off, not me.
 

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I think I bribed myself into writing my first book with junk food rewards. No doubt that's why Book 2 has taken soooo much longer -- 'cause I'm all healthy, now. <ahem> Yeah, I'm sure that's the explanation ... ::)
 

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Yes, a general craving for sugar and caffiene. Unfortunately it's my characters who are doing the active things to burn it off, not me.
That made me LOL So sad but so true. *tears*

@BeccaMills I don't even bribe. I just eat. :-\
 

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RoseInTheTardis said:
Any kind of cheez-it is my enemy. I had to stop buying them because I was eating the whole box way too fast.
Yes, it's cheesy, salty things for me too. Right now am dipping wheat thins into a tub of creamy pub cheese....kind of has a cheez it flavor. ;D
 

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Pretzels.

I really, really, really try not to dive head first into the chocolate, cookies, cake and other goodies. I have a daily ration of one tin of Pepsi. Then I have to switch to tea.
 

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ClariiY said:
I think I'm getting fat. And I always crave those fattening things. Cookies, cakes, milk... >.>
Some people go the other way. When I get busy - nearing deadlines - I forget to eat. My wife is always asking me: "Have you eaten anything today? Did you have some lunch?"

Others in our office either drink non-stop coffee or eat non-stop snack food. I do drink a lot of coffee - never forget to do that.
 

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I only drink pepsi, eating is too distracting while I write. In fact, a lot of the time I'll totally forget about meals till the early hours of the morning. :(
 

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Coffee, lots of coffee (yes, with cream).  :D

I don't tend to eat much at the laptop except occasionally meals. Not snacking though.
 

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I have to be crunching on something to keep my brain active.  Must be crunchy.  For the first two screenplays, it was M&Ms.  Managed to switch to wasabi peas, baby carrots and rice crackers and that's a bit better (plus crunchier).  Granola in my yogurt is also helpful.  The big weight-manager for me is keeping a 48-oz. bottle of water on my desk and drinking constantly.  That solves the problem of remembering to get up and walk around every half hour (since I...ahem...have to walk down the hall every half hour now).  That tiny bit of motion is a really big boost to the metabolism, which can fight a lot of fat conversion, even in the face of a Kit Kat bar.
 
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