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Disaster Averted!


Wednesday, January 23, 2013



Yesterday, I was real depressed.



Sort of like in that commercial:



Nothing was going right,



Disappointments were mounting,






That stupid plateau I'm on won't end,



And I just wanted to throw in the towel,



find the nearest Mexican restaurant,



And drown my sorrows



in the biggest plate of nachos I could find.



I didn't, but I really wanted to.

I just realized again it wasn't worth it.



Because of how I'd feel afterwards.



It'd be one step in a downward spiral



That would put me deeper into the misery of the hole I was in.



I feel better today than I would have been if I had given in, and for that, I'm thankful and blessed.


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LYNN-I-CAN2 1/29/2013 6:32PM

    You are doing great! I have bad days like this too, but I look past it. Sometimes we feel low and want to eat the wrong stuff, but I can't eat my disappointments only work them off. Love yourself! You can do this, you won't fall into that hole.

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ADAGIO_CON_BRIO 1/26/2013 10:49AM

    What a fantastic blog! Your selection of pictures and your text are wonderful.

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SURVIVOR61 1/23/2013 9:39PM

    Thank you...for being such a good friend...I think we have a physic connection. I have been feeling so much the same way as you and today, I did not give in to temptation...even prepared my dinner in the crock pot : chicken breast , a potatoe and corn...came up with a new smoothie, 1/4 cup of crystal Light tea, 1 banana, 1/4 cup of canned pineapple in juice, 1/2 cup canteloupe place in blender and puree...enjoy
Hope you like it

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67YKCEB 1/23/2013 5:39PM

    good for you!!

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LINDAK25 1/23/2013 5:34PM

    Funny that, I've been craving nachos all week. Do you know how many calories and sodium those things have?! Yikes! Glad disaster was averted!

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4KWALK 1/23/2013 4:07PM

    What a wonderful way to express your feelings. I hope you are feeling much better today.

I wonder if winter has anything to do with the doldrums because I am so tired of ice and snow I want to eat the nearest snowbank.

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NITTINNANA 1/23/2013 11:10AM

    Terrific choice and wonderful blog!

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METIS457_79 1/23/2013 10:35AM

    Great blog post and good on you for not giving in!

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LISAREADS 1/23/2013 10:09AM

    Ahhhh yes, I know THAT feeling! GOOD FOR YOU FOR JUST SAYING
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TXMEMAW6 1/23/2013 9:57AM

    Congratulations on getting through the day without giving in to your temptation to overeat. I know you're proud of yourself, as you should be!! Hope today is a better day for you. Stay strong! Hugs coming your way for your great success!!

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NH_MOM 1/23/2013 9:29AM

    Love how you put pics to your story. Way to go on not giving in! emoticon

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KELLIEBEAN 1/23/2013 9:25AM

    Good for you! I'm glad you stayed strong! You're a stronger person today than you were yesterday!

Congratulations!

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