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Seems to Me I've Heard That Song Before

Friday, November 09, 2012

Many of you (over a certain age, that is) recognize the words from that old song. This is not about the song, this is about my eating!! It dawned on me this morning that it was about this time last year that I started slipping. Cooler weather edging me towards those richer, warming foods. HALLOWEEN CANDY. I've been eating it every night after supper. At first it was just a couple of Tootsie Rolls. Then it was several plus a mini package of Twizzlers. Thus began my downhill slide. With my new medications I've been taking for a couple of months, my glucose has been fine so - - what the heck - -I'll just keep on eating. In the past few weeks, I've had fries twice, rice a few times,a "regular" meal(meaning not very low, calorie, low fat) sometimes twice a day. Upshot is, I was several pounds higher when I weighed this morning. You'd think that, at my advanced age, I would have learned something about myself. But here I am again, same old song, same time of year, same old bad habits creeping back into my life, I am so angry with myself.

Like little Sarah has picked up from one of her teachers at day. One hand on hip, other finger pointing at you, stern look on her sweet face, she says "Stop it! Just, stop it!!"
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2BFITKAT 11/20/2012 7:31AM

    Climb back on board kiddo....you can do this.....just remember each day is a new beginning....and toss the junk food...if its not there then you can't eat it! :D

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MERRYMARY42 11/10/2012 6:38PM

    me too, comfort foods just seem to call me, and I usually answer and it seems to start around Halloween, but I love the kids, (what an excuse huh?)

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DETERMINED_ME 11/10/2012 11:32AM

    I think at some point everyone goes to that point. Don't get mad get even!!! Now you see where your mistake lies...So fight it! Put on the boxing gloves and box it out! You can do it!

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CHALLENGER15 11/9/2012 6:47PM

    We have to always be vigilant, don't we?

Thanks for reminding ME!

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DDHEART 11/9/2012 6:43PM

    OMG! You mean as we age we're supposed to get smarter and stop making those same mistakes? Maybe we should be happy to just recognize when we're sliding down the slippery slope so we can reach out for the nearest tree, root rock or sparkfriend....That we can do! And maybe, next time, we'll catch it even sooner!

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TUFFYBIRD 11/9/2012 5:33PM

    Oh my - I've been there, done that, probably will again emoticon but at least I'm getting better at recognizing when it happens. My advice ... pick yourself up, dust yourself off and carry on. As long as you put the past in the past you'll do great. Actually, by recognizing what's happening you're doing great already!

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RONALANA 11/9/2012 11:09AM

    You've taken a right step - recognizing where you are right now. Just remember it's not too late! Don't give up! It will be a lot easier to get back on track now before you add any more lbs. It is so easy to slip into bad habits - the good ones take a lot of work and perseverance! Just remember it won't be easy but it will be worth it!

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GOLFGMA 11/9/2012 10:37AM

    I understand completely. The pounds can creep on but when we look back a few days we understand why. Now is the time to "Stop it, Just stop it!". That must be so cute to see . You have some good motivation there because you can just imagine this child speaking to you and hopefuly feel too guilty to continue. emoticon

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SONYALATRECE 11/9/2012 10:18AM

    You can do this!
Don't give up just slow down on the treats.

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WILLOW49 11/9/2012 10:01AM

    Out of the mouths of babes!

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