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Re-committing


Monday, February 04, 2013

About a week ago, I wrote a blog about having hit the 40 pounds lost mark. How exciting, right? Well this week I have to write about re-committing to the program. On weigh in day emoticon I found that I had gained a pound. emoticon

I felt just awful when I looked down and saw that extra pound. All that hard work undone by one week of carelessness and not sticking to the program. It started out being just a day - giving myself a one day break. It turned into almost a whole week of slacking off. I blew two challenges and have to start them both over from the top.

No more slacking, I said. Time to recommit and be consistent, I said. So what do I do first day? Well, I did track everything, even if I did make some poor food choices at my daughters Super Bowl party and missed all my nutrition goals. I got in all my water and then some. I did NOT exercise, not one bit. Some re-commitment, huh?

Even as I write this, I question how committed I really am. Where is my motivation? I think sometime you just have to make something happen despite not having the drive, the motivation. So, I am just going to have to do it. Do it until I believe it.
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MAIZEY 2/7/2013 5:49PM

    I think tracking your food on a day when you know you weren't perfect shows a commitment to be honest with your self. I also use a Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen technique called a You-turn. The idea is that the very moment you acknowledge a choice you're unhappy with, you start fresh immediately. No guilt, no worries and most importantly not letting one poor choice to snowball into many.

You can do this!

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LUNIECAT 2/5/2013 9:54AM

    emoticon Just take one day at a time. You're building new habits and thinking. As my hubby keeps telling me, "How you are, and think, didn't happen overnight. Be patient with yourself."

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