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Bad Weekend

Sunday, January 06, 2013

I feel a bit guilty... I was pretty bad this weekend. I went chip-crazy friday night, skipped my walk Saturday, and had a mess of chicken wings (the bad kind) today; and yet, I still feel pretty accomplished!

I stuck to my two biggest initial goals: 1-No more soda; 2-No fast food. (Two things that have been a huge dark-spot in my diet lately.) AND I fought through a crazy craving attack last night. I took sips of water while counting to 100 (I only made it to 25 though), I brushed and flossed my teeth, I did crunches and reverse crunches, I drank mint tea without sugar or honey, and (eventually) I made it through! But wow. I learned a lot about myself. I hadn't realized what a mindless, late-night snacker I was!

So perhaps I won't make my weight loss goal for this week. But I'm more confident that I can make the changes I need in order to do this thing... or at least make progress. It's a good feeling.
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MICHIGANLORI 1/7/2013 7:03AM

    Small baby steps is the way to go!

Pick one small goal & work on that till you achieve it & make it a habit. THEN......baby step 2.....pick another small goal & work on that one until you achieve it & make it a habit. Pretty soon you will be well on your journey to a healthier lifestyle.

REMEMBER.....sometimes it is one step back & 2 steps forward. emoticon

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REFINING_LIFE 1/6/2013 10:25PM

    We are in the same "spark class" and I wanted to stop by your blog! I think it's normal to have of weekends every now and then. It's amazing that you were able to meet your main goals.

And emoticon on the late night cravings! What an amazing amount of willpower you summoned up!!

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HDHAWK 1/6/2013 8:53PM

    Sometimes a setback teaches us a lot if we're willing to look for the lessons. WTG!

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