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Saturday, November 10, 2012

I had a rough past couple of days. My eating has been off, I've taken 2 days off of exercise and my stress was really high. First, we had to put together the new fish tank which was a LOT harder than I thought it would be, and took about 10 hours total. I got some unintentional strength training from that which left me incredibly sore all over (carrying a 270 lb fish tank down the hill and into the apartment was HARD). Then I had some stuff with my family on Thursday... I won't go into details, but it stressed me out badly. The combination of physical and emotional stress took their toll, and I felt myself just grabbing for the nearest food and stuffing it in my mouth to feel better these past few days. I knew I should be tracking, I knew I should be cooking, I knew I should only be eating when PHYSICALLY hungry, but I just was so drained and apathetic I let it happen.


After a good night's sleep and some meditation, I am ready to let go of all of those stressors and refocus on my health. I won't let this derail me another second. My goals are too important to just give up on.

Today's plan:
-Stay in calories and track everything
-Drink at least 16 glasses of H20
-Cook rainbow chard and white chicken chili
-Stay positive
-Honor my body with all of my food choices

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  • EMMYLOU010409
    Get it!
    1860 days ago
    Love the goals! You can do it! Just stay focus on your reboot! Much Success to You!
    1861 days ago
    Sometimes we all just gotta reboot. You'll get there :)
    1861 days ago
    I love a good reboot. It seems like the cravings along with all of the past emotions are gone with the start of a new day. Now you are back on the road toward your goals.

    1861 days ago
  • MOLLZ007
    I'm sorry that you've been having a hard time with your family. I hope it gets better soon. It sounds like you have a good plan! You can do it! emoticon
    1861 days ago
    OK. You just pick yourself up, get back on track, and you're not beating yourself up.

    All good.

    You can do this.
    1861 days ago
    i get the same feelings and once i give in, i start making other bad choices. I notice on days i make the simplest plans i do the best.
    Your plan seems solid. emoticon
    1861 days ago
  • MIRAGE727
    Bounce back and carry on! Focus on your goals over all of it! Your health is a priority over everything! The alternative is not an option. Stay strong, Warrior!

    1861 days ago
    Oh, I love rainbow chard! Did you know it is naturally high in sodium? So it makes me retain water, but it's so worth it.
    1861 days ago
  • _BABE_
    We all can get thrown off track because we are human but its the ones with super human strength that get right back on it.....good for you! emoticon emoticon
    1861 days ago
    Nice recovery. Not following your nutrition plans to the letter is not a failure,quitting is. You are not a quitter. Your meditation should help especially with the fishies.
    1861 days ago
    Ok , sounds like a good plan. Now you can watch your fish and relax. Good for meditation. In the past I would find myself doing the same thing as you are doing right now letting other people get in the way of my success. Then it dawned on me that they were controlling my life. Silly , really - why. How could these people hold that much power over me? Now I still deal with a stressed family (trust me - I think I was left on the door step) but now prepare for the situation. I pack fresh fruit and veggies with me all the time even if its a block away. I get stressed in city traffic! It takes a ton discipline. Alot of a time I want to grab for that convenient food that sooths. But does it really after everything is done. No , as a matter of fact it makes it worse. You can do this , I am not saying any thing you do not know already, you are to intelligent! Oh yeah , nice Ring - Congrats - Hugs Karen emoticon
    1861 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/10/2012 10:08:05 AM
    Solid plan. You can do it!
    1861 days ago
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