Skinny Gurl's Guide to Thanksgiving

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  1. Skinny Gurl

    Skinny Gurl SG Founder

    Jan 9, 2012
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  2. Apple

    Apple Rising Star

    Jan 16, 2012
    :bow: x10000

    I have always NEEDED a guide like this for Thanksgiving. I have googled for hours.

    This is PERFECT. Thank you :kiss:
  3. bisou

    bisou Super Star

    May 27, 2012
    Lovely article, as always! :) Very motivating.

    My #1 tip would be to have mint gum and water at all times. The mint gum will prevent you from taking bites 'here and there,' and the water will fill you up. Go for the lean proteins and vegetables first, and just stop eating when you're full! Also, no gravy! And don't forget to enjoy the company of friends and family as well, rather than focusing on food the whole night. ;)
  4. Sadistic

    Sadistic Rising Star

    Jan 26, 2012
    A true skinny who's setting us with quality standards. :luv:

    With your current measurements, your tips and suggestions are goldmine! Thanks for the perfect reminder, Skinny Gurl :kiss:
  5. Valiant

    Valiant Rookie

    Nov 4, 2012
    I most definitely needed these! Thank you so much!:bow:

    When I clicked on the link that said what you do not want to end up as, I was most definitely not expecting that photo of Kate Upton, It scared me so bad! :lol:

    I'm going to try all these out tomorrow! It'll be even easier since our family is hosting :luv: Thanks so much SG!!
  6. SugarFree

    SugarFree VIP - Insider

    Feb 4, 2012
    @skinnygurl, I love this article so much. This will not only help for Thanksgiving but also Christmas dinner as well, or any other big family meals. Keep up the amazing work :kiss::luv:

    LOL me too.
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  7. Nala

    Nala Rookie

    Apr 17, 2012
    Well, we don't have thanksgiving in germany but I was so happy to read a new article. Yay! :)

    These tips are so good for any familiy dinner time, especially when it come to christmas.
  8. Anri

    Anri Rookie

    Nov 4, 2012
    This is so perfect! Thanks Skinny Gurl! I was a bit nervous for tomorrow but now I feel much more prepared. Luckily I have recently become vegetarian, so I can skip out on the calories from the stuffing and turkey :) Oh and I hate mashed potatoes, and my whole family has known that all my life, so I don't have to worry about those! It's the bread/rolls/croissants that will be hardest for me to avoid, but I have faith! I'm actually kind of excited now that I think about it. It's a learning experience!
  9. I love this article! Thank you so much Skinny Gurl!
  10. Katrine

    Katrine Worker Bee

    Jan 23, 2012
    Great article! We do not celebrate thanksgiving in Denmark, but I'll use this guide for christmas! :-*

    Good luck to all the skinny American gurls!
  11. Katie

    Katie Guest

    Great tips :).

    OMG 4500 calories in one meal? :wtf: that's so gross. I can't even... :superpuke:
  12. shauna

    shauna Worker Bee

    Apr 20, 2012
    Right? That's a little under what I aim to eat in a week.
  13. Xsmall

    Xsmall Super Star

    Apr 22, 2012
    I needed this today! Thanks SG! I spent yesterday fasting in prep for today, and hopefully I can just stick to super small, healthy portions
  14. Artemis

    Artemis VIP - Model

    Nov 16, 2012
    @Skinny Gurl

    Bahhahaha! Conscientious objector.

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  15. Mementomoria

    Mementomoria Guest

    THANK YOU. Like @Apple I spent most of yesterday searching for a guide but with entirely unsatisfactory results. This is just what I needed.
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  16. Emerald Eyes

    Emerald Eyes Guest

    U took the words out of my mouth! x
  17. JessicaChristine

    Nov 20, 2012
    4 500 calories IN ONE MEAL????? :wtf:

    Now I am even more thankful that we don´t celebrate thanksgiving (thankful for no thanksgiving... interesting...) neither here or in Germany.

    But those tips are also great fr Christmas, and especially this drink-a-lot-of-water-thing is what I always do. Not only before the meal, I basically take a sip of water after every bite. Plus I ALWAYS go on a pre-christmas diet at the end of november (so - now) to lose a bit, so the damage won´t be too big.
    And thank God my family finally accepted that I eat only veggies without butter and all (or they simply gave up xD), so I don´t have to feel awkward when I am eating with them :)

    Oh, and - I LOVE the Kate Upton pic... a little treat for the haters, huh? :sneaky:
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  18. PerfectMuse

    PerfectMuse Guest

    Amazing article!
    Luckily, I'm in the part of the world without Thanksgiving.
    But I will definitely be reading over this article on Christmas Day!
    To all those who do celebrate it, stay strong, don't feel too bad over one day, and happy thanksgiving! <3
  19. Lola

    Lola Guest

    I can use this for Christmas:D yeeey:)
    But, really, you CAN'T eat 4500 calories a day:( Come on.... you can't....
  20. Coral

    Coral Rising Star

    Aug 28, 2012
    Hope everyone is a good girl during your family dinners :)
    Just keep repeating in your head "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" over and over again before you put food into your mouth.

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