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Sunday, February 14, 2010

I was so unbelievably bad yesterday - and it was so worth it!! For the first time since last July, I hit 124 this morning!! So what?! Today I am back on track and will be eating soup and doing my Cardio.

Yesterday we had a 2nd Thanksgiving since we were not all able to be together on the real one. I fried a turkey and I overindulged in the skin which had been seasoned. And we had Birthday cake with ice cream - and I had 2 portions! But it was worth it and I enjoyed myself.

Here's the difference - are you listening? I tracked every morsel to the best of my ability!! Yup, even the cake, although I was unable to be sure of the calorie count. I was at least 1000 calories over for the day!!

Life goes on and we just try again and keep on tracking. That is the difference in this being a lifestyle change. Short of dying, we always get another chance to try again! Ain't life great?!!

Love you,
Linda
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  • v MSLZZY
    Life IS great so enjoy! You'll do better tomorrow!
    2292 days ago
  • v KNITTABLES
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    2294 days ago
  • v GOALIEGRANDMA3
    You did better than me. I did not bother to track today, but know I will get back on track tomorrow.
    2294 days ago
  • v HEALTHY4SPRING
    What a great attitude! Spark on, Linda!
    2295 days ago
  • v JUDYK17
    You da "wo"man! That is why I am losing so slowly. I have really changed how I eat and don't just go hog wild like I use to but I also have not gone so strict that I am miserable. I think it's the happy medium that will work in the end.
    Keep up the good work and thank you for keeping us motivated!
    Happy Valentine day!
    2295 days ago
  • v MEADSBAY
    And THAT is why you are my #1 Super Motivator in the Sparkaverse!
    Life is full of ups and downs and you can weather them all with grace and style!
    xoxox
    elizabeth
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    2295 days ago
  • v ASTORRES1
    You hit the nail right on the head...this is our LIFE...we must enjoy the times when given to us. The rest of the time...we are behaving our selves.........glad you enjoyed your day.

    amy
    2295 days ago
  • v MESSENE
    emoticon emoticon You are fab! I love the idea, that we can always start over again. emoticon Best wishes!!! emoticon emoticon
    2295 days ago
  • v WALKINGANNIE
    Good for you Linda. This is surely the ultimate winning attitude. Having a relaxed celebratory day is all the more special when it fits into a healthy lifestyle. You've got things truly in control.

    What a wonderful example to us all - a great role model.

    Love,

    Annie x
    2295 days ago
  • v FORMYDARLINGS
    I think you have living a new lifestyle down to a T. It is all about LIVING and indulging once in a while is part of that. What you now understand is that you have to adjust for a bit, what you do daily to make up for indulging and then life just goes on. It is great Linda!!!

    Gini
    2295 days ago
  • v FLAMINGOLESLIE
    You are GREAT!!!!! emoticon
    2295 days ago
  • v JANNIEWANNIE
    Thank you for sharing this message. I had forgotten it this week and let one meal at the Chinese buffet stretch into 5 days of grazing. I felt like a failure rather than reminding myself that it was one meal out of a lifetime of meals. I am back on track as of yesterday and am deeple grateful for your memory jogger. Happy Valentines Day to you. Hugs from Janet.
    2295 days ago
  • v WATERMELLEN
    Healthy attitude! and that's what counts: we're not on a diet, we're transforming our lives (and that involves living)!
    2295 days ago
  • v ONEREALLYBIGDOG
    Glad you got to STUFF yourself, LOL

    That meal sounded really good too.

    Hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day today, Birthday cake, was it Ray's BD or someone else. I think YOURS is in November.

    TTYL

    ps

    Indulge in some chocolate today, it's healthy for you!
    2295 days ago
  • v CATHEITE
    You have a really healthy and positive attitude! emoticon Thank you for leading the way and teaching by example.
    2295 days ago
  • v GINA7249
    atleast you know what you did and not just eat eat eat wihtout thinking about it. so cool
    gina
    2295 days ago
  • v TNKELSE
    Totally cool attitude! I agree 100% I do the same thing.
    2295 days ago
  • v BARNABABY1
    I love your attitude...that's why you are a success and an inspiration to me! emoticon
    2295 days ago
  • v JENSHAWN
    Been there done that! Good for you for tracking!
    2295 days ago
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