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15 Struggles Of Being On A Diet At The Office

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2. Being convinced that co-workers are purposely bringing in cookies to taunt you.

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"You were NOT bringing in this chocolate chip scrumptiousness before I started my diet!"

3. The birthday parties. Dear god, the birthday parties.

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"No matter what comes through that conference room door, I will not eat it. Oh, for the love of $%^@, it's ice cream sandwiches."

6. Realizing your healthy options look different at your desk than they did at the grocery store.

"This cannot be enough calories!"

*Checks label*

*Slowly lays forehead on desk*

7. Finishing your meager lunch fully 15 minutes before everyone else, then sitting and watching them eat.

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All of the seven deadly sins can be applied to food, but food envy is the worst one.

8. Ignoring that one co-worker who thinks it's hilarious to eat in front of you.

"Yep. I see you walking by my office door five times eating a candy bar. Glad my attempt to feel good about my body is a joke to you."

11. Missing out on lunchtime camaraderie in the office kitchen.

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Those conversations seemed boring before, but now you'd literally kill to be part of them. Also would kill for chicken nuggets.

13. Having hangryness morph into something a little more...severe.

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"Is it just me or does anyone else feel like setting something on fire?! No? Just me?"

15. Losing ALL self-control the minute you get home from work. / Via

If you're eating leftovers directly out of the fridge before setting down your work bag, you're undoing some of your hard-earned progress.

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