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Stress !!!

Monday, June 04, 2012

Just had to vent...
I am so stressed out, a family member has been in the hospital for 11 days. I had been there on and off the first 6 days and have been the last 5 days straight. Today I was going to stay home to try to get some things done but he had a bad night, so I am going up there in a little while again today.
With everything going on I only worked out 3 days last week and didn't eat horribly but also didn't eat great either. I already see me not losing anything for my weigh in tomorrow. About 4 years back I had lost 50 pounds and then had a family member in the hospital and they were not doing too well but luckily pulled through. During that time then I turned to my dear friend (or enemy as it may be) food and that's where the weight started creeping back on and my eating better went out the window. From then and the years to follow I gained back 27 pounds of that weight before this February I finally decided to do something about it.
I am just really fighting this evil monster of emotional eating. I will not fall into that again! I may not be able to control everything in life but I can have control over me and what goes into my mouth. Starting today I will make it a priority to work out, tired or not when I get home! I will not let my emotions consume me!
Thanks for letting me vent.
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    Walk the hospital halls for 10 minutes or so while you're there - exercise is still the best stress reliever on the market!

    Hope your family member recovers soon.
    2086 days ago
    It is hard not to fall into the emotional eating trap, but you already know that is a problem and you CAN overcome it!!!

    Think grabbing a piece of fresh fruit instead of a candy bar...salad in the cafeteria, pack protien bars and bottled water....!!!

    Hugs and prayers for you and the family member in the hospital!

    2086 days ago
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