Thank you to all. I guess I'm so down because its been a week of being out of control. Today's a new day I guess...
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4,174 9/5/13 11:35 P
"Just because you trip on the top step doesnt mean you throw yourself down the rest of stairs"
I think you already have a solution to your situation!! (And I love it!!) Hang in thar, talk to yourself as you would to someone who's having a rough time, and remember that tomorrow is another day! You CAN DO THIS!! One-little-step-at-a-time.... Focus on finding one healthy thing to do each day.... patti
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9/5/13 6:05 P
.Don't be so hard on yourself .Look at the amount of weight u have already lost. you are doing so well. A bad day or couple of days with a weight gsin is no reason to give up or be emberessed it has happened to eveyone of us throughout our journey. We just pick ourself up off the floor and try again. you can do it-u are worth it- Now get back on track and no more worries its over and past. Its present and future now. Lu Ann
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9/5/13 3:01 P
You posted this on your Spark page.
WITH HELP, I'LL BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE MY GOALS! I really believe that support is the key to success. Keeping others motivated not only helps them but also keeps you focused on your own goals.
The Spark Community is here to help and support you. I know you're in a funk, but things DO get better !!! Have a little faith in yourself. You might want to read this blog. I think you'll find it really helpeful right now.
Thanks for your response. X Thing is I can't think of any positives. I feel tired and spent. Please don't feel the need to reply. I can hear how whiny I sound. Maybe by venting I can just stand still for a minute.
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9/5/13 2:43 P
Even though you've been a member for a very long time, I'm going to give you one piece of advice I give to all new members and it's this,"Don't look at good health or weight loss with an all or nothing mentality". If the only healthy thing you did for yourself today was drink 8 glasses of water, that's still a step in the right direction.
You CAN NOT and SHOULD NOT beat yourself up because you regained some weight. That is something every single member has gone through at one time or another. We are all experts at gaining, losing and regaining the weight. That was the past. You can't change the past, but you CAN influence and change the future.
Remember, you are NOT a bad person or a weak willed one because you gained weight. We've all done it. there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of. You are NOT a failure.
What to do ? As the old song goes,"accentuate the positive and elminate the negative". Give yourself credit for all the positive things you do for yourself and STOP the negative talk.
You'll never become healthy if you keep telling yourself you're a failure. If you want to break the cycle, you have to start by looking in the mirror and saying something positive about yourself. There is more too good health than a number that stares at us from between our toes in teh morning.
Break the cycle !! Tell the Spark Community something that you do like about yourself !
I was doing great, I was, and then I screwed up. And because I screwed up I ate. It wasn't a comfort. I knew I was undoing hard work and I kept going. It enabled me to keep hating myself for being a failure. And now I'm 6 lbs heavier than I dare put on my ticker. I disgust myself. What the hell is wrong with me?
Edit: got brave enough to put my real weight on show
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