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Overcoming Adversity

Sunday, September 23, 2012

I had my first real setback this week when I just couldn't seem to keep my calories under control. Eating out 3 times, visiting Costco (with all the samples), and "grazing" at night just did me in. Instead of letting it get to me, though, I buckled down and exercised more. The last three days, I also got the calories back under control and starting eating healthy again. There was a time when I would have let this setback get the best of me, and I would question whether it was all worth it (and whether I could even do it). But I'm committed this time - I will get back in shape and I won't let a momentary lapse get in the way. My progress may be a little slower this week, but I'm still making progress! ...And I don't want to ever have to "start over" again.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ANDYINBC 9/24/2012 8:52AM

    Way to go...that's the spirit! This is a lifestyle change not a race. We have good days and bad. I am noticing my weekends are tougher than weekdays to keep my calories under control, so I am trying to get more activity in to compensate. You will figure out how to deal with this minor setback and the other ones that will challenge you. With your attitude you will succeed!

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PPELTON 9/23/2012 10:46PM

    This Journey can be slow , But worth its rewards in the friendships gained. Never give up and Always B*E*L*I*E*V*E* in yourself. I believe in you and your sucess!

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NWFL59 9/23/2012 10:26PM

    emoticon on moving forward and not letting the past rule your present and future!
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BUTTERFLYBLUE67 9/23/2012 9:12PM

    One meal at a time . Great job getting back on track.

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LPNTIGGER 9/23/2012 8:18PM

    Sometimes just getting back on the horse is all you have to do. You can do this..

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SALEX52 9/23/2012 8:18PM

    Stick with it. We all have days where we lose some control. The success comes from learning how to manage with "real life."

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