One Step Forward, 2 Dozen Donuts Back

posted 2 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
682 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

howtobeawife:  haha you sound like me! I love the app, works great and keeps you on track except when the donuts are around -_- 

Happy birthday! 

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 5 months ago by  lannjam.
Post # 4
1566 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

howtobeawife:  Just because you had a small setback, doesn’t mean you have to go the whole mile back. Two donuts are as two donuts do. You can always walk a few extra stairs, or do some HIIT cardio later. 


Post # 5
193 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Just make up for it for the rest of the day! No reason why you can’t have dessert on your birthday 🙂

Post # 6
2364 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

howtobeawife:  I’m on MFP, it’s such a slap in the face sometimes!! 

Take a Zumba class.  You’ll burn the donuts off in an hour.

Happy birthday!! 

Post # 7
438 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

howtobeawife:  Happy birthday! I don’t think there’s anything wrong with having a couple of donuts to celebrate! You can always make up for it later. 🙂 And MFP is such a wake up call! 

Post # 8
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Lol first of all, MFP allows you cheat days. And you know what? You can totally have those donuts any day of the week so long as you count them.

But most importantly it’s your birthday! Go crazy and have fun for one day!

Post # 10
1209 posts
Bumble bee

Birthdays definitely don’t count!! Happy Birthday!

My trainer just made me get this app… apparently I don’t eat enough… but the big mac I’m about to eat seems like more than enough for lunch… Hmm…

Post # 11
2696 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

It’s your birthday! Don’t deprive yourself today!


Just don’t do it again tomorrow 🙂

Post # 12
1987 posts
Buzzing bee

Happy Birthday!!

I found that to be successful in weight-loss, you’ve got to allow yourself a splurge every now and then. Otherwise, you keep craving and craving until you go all-out binge-mode and that never ends up going well (I’m talking about *you*, cheesy-fry incident). 

Post # 13
1634 posts
Bumble bee


howtobeawife:  hahaha That hillarious, i did the exact same thing today! Downloaded MFP, then a co-worker forgot her lunch and theres no way I could make her go through the drive-thru unaccompanied! Oh well, I’ll eat healthy the rest of the day and tomorrow is a new day 🙂

Happy Birthday!

Post # 14
4757 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

nadnuk:  +1 

Two small glazed donuts would be <400 calories. That’s certainly not a long-term diet-ruiner! 

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