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I warned you this would be diabolical!!!

My September Challenge is to not eat in the car. (Drinks are OK)
Any takers?????
 

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I love this idea and really do need this challenge. I'm in.
 

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Wow! You don't play around with your challenges do ya??? LOL! I'm in!
~*April*~
 

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Life's too short for wimpy challenges!!!
 

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When I first saw this challenge I thought "she decided to go easy this month" Then I read the posts and I guess I was wrong.

So I thought about when I eat in the car.

A candy bar sometimes when really hungry while shopping or on long drive during vacation.

I guess everyone else eats in the car more often. Maybe longer commutes?
 

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This is no challenge for me.....We don't eat in the car. Coffee is the only exception.

I never really understood the eating in the car thing......
 

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My real trigger is I work overnight shift, and on nights I work, I am napping while the family eats dinner. So I get up and leave for work without having had dinner. Thus, the Golden Arches (I counted one night, my current drive to work takes me past 10 fast food places with drive throughs, my client is moving Saturday, and it's going to be more like 30+) I NEED THIS CHALLENGE!!!)
 

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ugh! I need to at least try!! I am sure this will help with money and weight.
 

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We ate dinner in the Car.

I have to apologize. I posted that this seemed like an easy challenge as we don't eat in the car, Except long trips and the occasional candy bar.

That was until last night. This ballet mom married band geek was thown into the deep in when our middle school son decided to become a jock and joined the soccer team.

Little did we know that it would be a ultra tight fit with him needing to be at the soccer game at 3 and daughter needing to be at girl scouts at 6:30. Game ended at 6:20.

Dinner in the car it is then.

So it appears this challenge is going to be much harder than I imagined. Apparently, our schedules and life have changed at least until soccer season is over.
 

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I am in for this one. It is soooo much easier to keep my car clean when I don't let my kids eat in the car. The hard part will be keeping them out of their leftover lunches when I drive them home from school.

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I'm in! Today I did errands and trust me, I was watching the clock to make sure I got home for lunch. Saved money and caloriesQ
Thank you for these challenges!
 

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I'm all over this one! Bought a new car 3 wks ago, no food allowed!
 

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I've done pretty well so far. I did eat in my car yesterday, but only used it as seating _ I was not driving, and there were no tables at the park where I pulled in to wait out a few minutes before an appointment. This is a VERY HARD challenge for me, but it has really made me stop and think about how much junk I eat just for entertainment while driving to work and back.
 

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Well, one week in and I've only eaten in the moving car once (I worked DAY SHIFT - which I consider to be punishment!!) and had breakfast sandwich in the car. I had to leave really early, and wasn't exactly sure where I was going- no excuse, just my reason.
 

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OK, I've completed 10 of 11 days without eating in the car. This is so hard. I went to the bank today and put my unopened sucker (yes, my bank gives grown-ups suckers!!) down on the seat and didn't open it up until I got home!! Tonight I'm working at my home-care baby's NEW home, never been there before, so it'll be interesting to see just what kind of temptation is lurking around the corners in Greenwood Indiana!!!
 

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So far so good, glad we can have drinks....I was hungry would have spent 3.00 at mc d so I treated to a McCafe mocha latte. Didn't save calories, but sure was good.
 

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TWO WEEKS and I've only fallen off the wagon once!!

This was way harder than it seemed!!
 

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Congratulations Mary...you're getting there and you've done very well!!!

It IS hard especially working nights. Heck, nowadays it's hard anytime. Either temptation calls or lack of time.
 
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