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Thanksgiving Countdown T-4


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Yesterday was a pretty good day. I really enjoyed the hike in the morning and spent the day shopping with a girlfriend.
Last night I started to get the temptations to mindlessly eat (shopping drains and exhausts me so). I ate half of an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. Thank God that was all that was left, because I don't think I could have stopped at that. I found some Arctic Zero ice cream at the Health Food Store, so I had some of that and that helped. Before I went to bed I ended up munching on some stuff in the kitchen but I went to bed before it got out of hand.
Today I'm going to be guarded against the desire to binge!

~~~T-4~~~

I'm anticipating some challenges today. I'm going to start the day off running/hiking at the trail (which is good) but then I'll be going to lunch with a friend who likes to eat higher calorie stuff. Then I've been dwelling on these chips that I used to binge on. Mike Sells Zesty BBQ Potato Chips- they're an Ohio thing so I don't have them in TX. But they're a major trigger food for me... and I remember binging on them from the time I was a child until the time I moved to TX. I'm trying desperately to STAY AWAY from those things!!
Anyway, my major challenge today is just a dangerous mindset. I don't know if I'm tired or what.

Highlights: This dress fit perfectly


I did not end up purchasing it because it wasn't on sale like I thought it was. But it makes me really excited to know that I COULD have purchased it!

Lowlights: I miss my husband.
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MARTY728 11/19/2012 1:21PM

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JADOMB 11/19/2012 11:09AM

    You are looking just great at the weight you are right now. And at your height, a size 4 is probably about as small as you should go. Don't give up your shapely curves in search of a new low weight. Remember, healthy and fit is the goal. That number on the scale doesn't tell the whole truth. God bless

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WILLOWBROOK5 11/18/2012 12:44PM

    Hang in there! Think of the size 4 and maybe look at that great photo of you in your jeans before you eat, especially before you buy those trigger chips. This morning, when I saw something you did in my friend feed, I thought, "Hey, there Skinny Girl." :-) You look and are doing awesome!
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SPUNKYDUCKY 11/18/2012 12:17PM

    Size 4 - wow - awesome highlight! Sorry you are missing your husband! I agree - the urge to binge is hard to avoid. I was also in that mood last night and had to go to bed to stop the cycle too. Does drinking a lot of liquid help you - it helps me sometimes - I drown my binge urge in tea!

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BOOKWORM27S 11/18/2012 10:32AM

    Wow,that is so awesome! I bet you never thought you would see that size. I still can't believe when I go into store and try on a 2, I always have to get several pairs of the same item just to make sure the one that fit isn't mislabeled. I guess you can call that "former fat girl paranoia."

Stay strong, I know you have faced a lot of triggers in such a short amount of time. Today looks like it may be getting to you. At least you recognize it early on and will be able to be on guard.

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ROCKMAN6797 11/18/2012 10:02AM

    Stay strong!

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NELLJONES 11/18/2012 10:00AM

    Half a cookie! I'm impressed!

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