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yup, I went over!

Saturday, January 30, 2010

I am human and I too had a less than optimal day.

I wanted to walk - way too cold and raw outside.

I did do 3 loads of laundry but that doesn't burn that many calories.

Then my Dad's dialysis location wouldn't stop bleeding and I just kept trying to stop it. I really hope I finally got it stopped without hurting him.

I guess it was a combination of things and I just got hungry. As I tell Ray, I have learned to feed the hunger. Tomorrow will be much better!

Love,
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  • v EMILYBEMENT
    Sometimes our natural instincts take over when we need to build up through food. After a fight or before one. Much like the mother that sleeps 18 hours prior to her giving birth.
    I have no fear or worry for you, you will be just fine.
    Love ya, Em emoticon
    2403 days ago
  • v MARTY19
    Some days just aren't optimal. You do the best you can and don't worry. You have maintained beautifully.

    Hugs,
    Marty
    2403 days ago
  • v MADDE3333
    We all have those days, but the trick is to not let one day become days or weeks or a year of bad eating. In the past I have done that...it didn't serve me well. Now I try not to roast myself when I have had too much to eat one day, but get back on track. Bottom line for me is the idea of eating what's good so I have the energy to do what I want and be healthy...

    Hope you are doing well...my prayers are with you.
    2403 days ago
  • v ASTORRES1
    Yes...we all have those days!! We get the HUNGER BEAST rearing its ugly head.
    I hope your dad is doing okay......
    Today is a new day!!!


    amy
    2403 days ago
  • v THMONGO
    It does happen to us all. Today will be better for you:) Hope your Dad is ok.

    ~Nancy
    2403 days ago
  • v BITTYGIRL51
    Oh well...it happens to the best of us. Tomorrow is a new day and a new beginning. Make it happen!
    2403 days ago
  • v BARNABABY1
    That's why it is always nice to have tomorrow to look forward to!!! You've done great so far and I know you'll continue to do so. You are awesome! emoticon
    Things have been tough but we have a whole new month to look forward to now!! Time for a new beginning.
    Mary Ann emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2403 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/30/2010 11:24:59 PM
  • v OAHARRIS
    Some days or really better than others.
    2403 days ago
  • v GOALIEGRANDMA3
    One day is ok, when you know you need to get back on track the next day. Some days are just like that. I'm sorry you had troubles.
    2403 days ago
  • v MSLZZY
    With so much going on, I am not surprised you have an off day. Tomoroow will be better. emoticon
    2403 days ago
  • v PO_PAZZA
    That you could even think about your food intake and write about it on a day like you had says a great deal about how far your progress has taken you. Most of us, (me, at least), have had multiple days in our pasts that spun us out of control for much longer than a day, and we didn't face the problem head-on as you just did. That sounds like a good place to me.

    emoticon
    2403 days ago
  • v SIMPLELIFE4REAL
    You are so right....sometimes things happen and calories in is more than calories out. The thing about you is that you don't make it a habit. You are doing great!
    2403 days ago
  • v SLENDERELLA61
    Thanks for sharing. You are a major inspiration to me and it helps to know that you are human. I know you'll be right back on it.

    Are you your dad's caregiver? What a demanding job! And bleeding that doesn't stop sounds like about as stressful as it gets. Be extra kind to yourself. You deserve it!

    Wishing your tomorrow is a wonderful day of healthy, delicious food and sparkling clear water and fun activity ---
    2403 days ago
  • v KNITTABLES
    Yes we are human and we do slip sometimes, you will be back on track tomorrow. Hugs and have a great night.
    2403 days ago
  • v SMB19191405
    I know you will be right back on track tomorrow. No worries! Afterall - If we never slip up - we'd never realize how good we were the rest of the time.
    emoticon emoticon
    2403 days ago
  • v JUST-AMY
    Life happens. And then it goes on. Thing about you? You always go with it!

    Love ya!

    Amy

    2403 days ago
  • v SPARKLYMOOSE
    I just have to tell you that since I joined sparkpeople on Jan. 20, your encouragement and inspiration have made all the difference in the world for me. Thank you so much for being here, I appreciate you alot!!
    Here's to tomorrow!
    ~hugs~
    Cynthia
    2403 days ago
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