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Reality check!


Sunday, November 25, 2012

Ok, I'm coming clean. I thought I did pretty well this Thanksgiving and I did. However, I have to admit that I gained around three pounds. emoticon I'm at exactly the top weight in my range, so it's a reality check.

I know how I got here. It wasn't the meals or exercise...it was the boredom. I grazed when I was bored at night. I did walk, but 30-40 minutes isn't enough of a deterrent when it gets dark around 5:00 PM. emoticon

So where do I go from here? I go back to the healthy habits that I've learned. I weigh in on Friday so I have plenty of time to lose a few pounds the healthy and right way! Longer walks emoticon , Zumba and some strength training emoticon will all help.

The positive of this situation is that I haven't "thrown in the towel." In the old days I'd just start eating and binge on food, telling myself I'd start tomorrow. Not this time or ever again! I'm proud that I've stayed in my weight range and that I'm able to "grab the cookies and put them back in the cookie jar."

This reality check is doable and I will succeed!
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BESTSUSIEYET 11/25/2012 9:26PM

    Good for you! Thanks for stopping by my page. I just haven't been as active on SP as usual. Busy with other things. AM still doing pretty well with healthy eating & exercise. Planning on keeping up with the healthy habits I've worked hard to build. The holiday season presents challenges, but they are not insurmountable. We CAN do this! Keep choosing health! Hugs, Susie

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JAMARIEHICKEY 11/25/2012 5:19PM

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CM_GARDNER78 11/25/2012 4:50PM

    Reality checks are a GOOD thing!! I love seeing you map out your plan to get it all back together. Old me threw in the towel a LOT - so I can 100% relate to you on that!!! You got this!!!! emoticon

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KONRAD695 11/25/2012 3:43PM

    Well, you ate too much. But, you ate too much with your daughter and family. Sounds like a good trade to me. emoticon emoticon

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-AMANDA79- 11/25/2012 2:54PM

    Boredom is killing me too! Too many days off work. Time to get back to routine!
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BLUE42DOWN 11/25/2012 1:14PM

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Gotta love the "new days" when you make quick adjustments to get back in line with your goals!

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NKOUAMI26 11/25/2012 12:52PM

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BIGPAWSUP 11/25/2012 12:37PM

    Very cool! You've caught yourself and you're doing something about it! Congrats.

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MJZHERE 11/25/2012 12:03PM

    Right there with you! Reality check for me also - with 5 lbs on scale today and no surprise either. emoticon emoticon

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