I've struggled with this one a bit myself. I also know that all the good choices I do make add up over time. Now I am more pragmatic about the slip ups and do my best to let them be fewer than the successes.
2/28/13 3:52 P
And for me, as long as I've portioned and accounted for something like chips, it's completely not ruined.
Well said. "Just because I make one poor choice, MY DAY IS NOT RUINED."
So true. I am going to remember that.
I have been trying to remind myself "I am not having a bad day. I am having a bad moment in a good day."
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2/27/13 12:36 P
Now that's the way to "accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative". Being more positive about your day will help you become a healthier person inside and out.
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2/27/13 1:11 A
This post should belong to the WOO HOO board, not panic board : )). You seem to have the right attitude..
Have you heard of the quote: “Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Keep positive thoughts that you can do this and you will find yourself acting towards that. If you think, today is not so important, I don’t have to be on track then tomorrow never comes. Good Luck...
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46,222 2/26/13 8:53 P
You're doing just fine! Try focusing on all the positive steps you made and use the one poor choice as a learning experience. You can do this!
2/26/13 7:52 P
I find it hard to go more than one day without binge eating or at least overeating. I always convince myself, "today won't matter, you'll just do better tomorrow" and basically give myself a free pass.
I struggle with feeling defeated and weak. But I HAVE to remember just because I make one poor choice, MY DAY IS NOT RUINED. Though I am at the top, I am still within my ranges for calories, protein, fats, and carbs...so this day is a success. Yes, I ate some chips, but today is NOT RUINED and that is not an excuse to follow up with more unhealthy choices.
This day is NOT ruined. Maybe if I say it enough I will eventually take it to heart.
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