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Letting Stress Derail Me!

Sunday, February 03, 2013

I should know better. But during this past week I have let stress derail my efforts. My DH is having some medical issues and I'm worried about him. Waiting to get in to see the Dr. is frustrating - I want answers now. But no matter the results, I shouldn't let that stress interfere with my own healthy habits. I turned to comfort food and didn't plan my meals - which in turn caused me to eat too many calories. My weight jumped up already! I have made an effort to get back on track - at least I'm doing that quicker than I used to! But I let myself fall under the bus instead on staying in control in the driver's seat! I need to turn it around TODAY. So far, so good.
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Since I posted this a week ago, I DID turn it around! I've almost lost the weight that I gained but I'm still mad at myself for letting that happen. I know better!
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  • v _BACK2BASICS_
    I know it has been about a week since you posted this blog, and I know you are already on the right path. Sometimes life throws a detour at us, and we have to change direction or do what we can. Recognizing the need for change and acting upon it takes courage and strength, of which you have a lot. I admire you Grace. I applaud you Grace. I hope it continues to turn out well for DH and Ben and of course you as you continue toward your goals! emoticon
    1203 days ago
  • v XXMILAXX
    Hang in there Grace!! That must be very stressful, but don't worry, that will work itself out..staying focused is a good distraction in the mean time. emoticon emoticon
    1207 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/5/2013 4:31:53 AM
  • v MILLISMA
    Grace, sorry to hear that DH is not well and waiting to see the doc. Keeping you both in my prayers.

    hugs....Mary Anne
    1207 days ago
  • v BEWELL48
    Hope things sort out soon! Stress is our worst enemy!
    1208 days ago
  • v LOPEYP
    I hope everything works out with hubby. As you said you are taking care of yourself now. Keep it up! emoticon
    1208 days ago
  • v FREELADY
    Being worried about his welfare.......that's so stressful. I pray you get insight and good news soon.
    1208 days ago
  • v FITMAY
    Hey you are already turning it around!
    It's hard to make good choices under stress...
    Love and emoticon your way...
    May
    1208 days ago
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