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3/17/13 9:04 P

I don't punish myself if I overeat. I don't let myself do this to often. Life is for living not for hating myself.

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SASSYBRUN Posts: 192
3/17/13 9:02 P

Oops I did it again. Had ice cream (that wasn't that good), and then bought this crazy good South American pastry loaded with calories (that was on top of a day already on the high caloric end). I find once I have sugar, I lose it a bit.

JCWIAKALA Posts: 347
3/17/13 7:43 P

I try to look at the big picture. If I go over one day, I look at my calories for the week. If I go over for the week, I try to just make sure I maintain. I refuse to give up for a period of time. I look at over eating as a one time thing.

ZIGFISH Posts: 1,459
3/17/13 7:37 P

I use to keep blowing it and continue to eat more than I should. Now I know if I have a high day then I will need a low day. My body has been calorie cycling itself to a point-low, in range but low, low, high , low in range, etc. It has made me realize that if I have a calorie goal for the whole week that is effective to and the daily ranges help me hit it.

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3/17/13 4:14 P

I get back on track and I dont miss my workout the next days

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3/17/13 1:37 P

No, just go back to your eating and exercise plan emoticon The other way you have too much chance of continuing the cycle.

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3/17/13 1:11 P

If I eat something just prior to bed and don't log it, I make sure I add it to the breakfast numbers the next day.

As I track a cumulative Kcal eaten for every day and summarized at the end of the week, I know exactly where I have messed up and will take appropriate action in the future.

I log kcals eaten and carbs in an Excel worksheet I created for this.

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3/17/13 10:29 A

No, I just go back to plan.

MINI-ME-2B Posts: 9,291
3/17/13 10:23 A

During the week, I have no problem sticking to my plan. I use the weekend to "treat" or "cheat." Not go crazy, gobbling everything that isn't nailed down. But, that's when I allow myself something special each day.

If I go too far over my calories, it depends... I'll try and stay on the low-end and amp up the exercise for the rest of the week. Or I'll just suck it up and let it be a lesson learned.

The one thing I won't do is let it stress me out and convince myself it ruined everything I worked for. It's a lifestyle, I'm human, and sometimes *stuff* happens.

Edited by: MINI-ME-2B at: 3/17/2013 (10:24)
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KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,257
3/17/13 7:11 A

I would just eat regularly the following day (maybe on the lower end of my calorie intake suggestion).

BILL60 Posts: 535,258
3/17/13 6:24 A

I get over it and continue on my journey.

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3/16/13 11:24 P

sometimes.....other times it sends me on an eating binge for a few days.

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3/16/13 10:36 P

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KEEP_GOING247 Posts: 1,791
3/16/13 10:34 P

used to starve myself the next day, thinking I was making up for it - bad choice. Now I just forgive myself and get back up and continue on the journey of eating right

MOMTO3BOYZ2000 Posts: 94
3/16/13 7:49 A

Say to myself I am human. Evaluate why I over there something else going on? Realize each day is a new day.

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BILL60 Posts: 535,258
3/16/13 6:38 A

start new next day.

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RONIGH Posts: 631
3/15/13 7:36 P

Try to eat significantly less (below my caloric range), and of course workout more.

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3/15/13 7:10 P

I let it go but try harder to stay on track the next day. I don't work out harder/more and I don't eat less, I just get back on track

BILL60 Posts: 535,258
3/15/13 7:27 A

Forget about it.

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JUSTKLH Posts: 1,489
3/15/13 3:52 A

If it's under 200 cal, I typically will track it as if I ate it another day. Usually though I plan to eat more freely one to three meals per week so I try to save my overages for those days. On those days, I don't consider it overeating and don't compensate for it.

Edited by: JUSTKLH at: 3/15/2013 (03:53)
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3/15/13 12:25 A


3/15/13 12:20 A

Yes, I'll use a little more control on what I eat and I might workout a little extra. I don't ruff myself up like I used to though.

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3/14/13 11:22 P

Nope, I just move on and treat the next day as a normal day.

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SASSYBRUN Posts: 192
3/14/13 11:10 P

The overeating cost me. This mornings weigh-in, lost nothing. Then again I didn't gain :)

CMCOLE Posts: 2,667
3/14/13 7:01 A

no.I just put it behind me and move on.
As my overeating (calorie-wise) usually involves nuts, avocado, or some other high-calorie item like that; I don't see any real need to cut calories the next day.

Even if I have a piece of cake, or other sweet; I just count it in the tracker and move on to the next day. No good trying to undo the past in that regard. I'm already making an effort toward healthy living. Beating myself up over and over will result in nothing good.

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3/14/13 6:58 A

I have one day per week where I overeat on purpose but not by a huge amount

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
3/14/13 6:37 A

i just move on!

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3/14/13 4:42 A

I'll try to be more careful the next day.

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3/14/13 12:22 A

I know I probably shouldn't, but I tend to eat less the next day. I do try to get the minimum amount of calories, but there have been times when I just don't. I remember one day I had near 3,000 calories and the next day, I only had 400. The day after was perfectly normal though.

SUITABLE Posts: 1,702
3/14/13 12:14 A

Just go on.

SASSYBRUN Posts: 192
3/14/13 12:07 A

Thank you for the support and thoughts. Love the Henry Ford quote. Happy to say I've been very good the past two days, and I'm encouraged :)

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3/13/13 7:22 P

I'm bad for overeating on the weekend. I usually go under my calorie range on Monday.

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3/13/13 6:39 P

I get back on track.

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3/13/13 6:38 P

get back on track. Quote: "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."─Henry Ford

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3/13/13 6:37 P

If I over eat I usually work out more and watch what I eat for the rest of the week.

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TACDGB Posts: 6,136
3/13/13 6:35 P

I made this promise to myself if I were going to eat it...extra calories I better be willing to burn it off. So I do work it off. It hasn't happened very often. I figure the extra calories are worth the extra workout.

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3/13/13 5:28 P

I try to eat closer to the low edge of my range the next day.

If I have time I might add in some extra exercise too.

CHERYLHURT Posts: 31,927
3/13/13 5:23 P

I cut back the next few days...

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3/13/13 3:04 P


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3/13/13 2:57 P

I try to rein it in and not overeat the next day plus I eat close to the low end of the calorie allotment.

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BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,395
3/13/13 2:57 P


Granted, I've only gone over my calorie range 2x since January, so it's no big deal. But when I do, I eat "at the low end of my range" the next day or so, but otherwise don't worry about it.

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3/13/13 2:56 P

No I just get right back to my normal healthy clean eating at the net MEAL, not day.

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3/13/13 2:53 P

No, just"get back on the horse" and eat properly.You may go astray if you try to make up for it the next day. Just go forward..

SASSYBRUN Posts: 192
3/13/13 2:42 P

Eat less the next day or some other day in the week? By the same amount of calories?

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