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I can be stressed or fat & stressed


Thursday, February 21, 2013

Today was super tough. I've been under a ton of pressure @ work and today a project I've been working on for months ran into some unexpected challenges. It nearly derailed me.

I was about to find anything & everything possible to shove in my mouth to bring down the anxiety level but I stopped and thought "I can be stressed or fat & stressed...fat & stressed would be way worse..." So I stopped...regrouped...found the most simple tasks to be done on my desk...had some lunch...& convinced myself that I'll figure things out.

I did eat a normal (not weight loss) number of calories but today was a day to maintain & that's enough for me today.

I had a good work out...turned up the headphones super loud and de-stressed ...

Life is never easy...days are hard...but they are worse when I'm overweight.

So today makes 5 binge free days & I really felt like I earned each of them...one of you told me practice makes it easier...today was a marathon...I hope my brain can give me a "rest day from wanting to emotionally eat"... I could use one!!!

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MELMOMOF4 2/22/2013 11:53PM

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KAYOTIC 2/22/2013 11:19PM

    Sounds like you are working it out, making good choices, and thinking it through before getting to the point of no return! emoticon

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CHRISTINASP 2/22/2013 12:43PM

    Great point and great title. I needed to read that about the choice between stressed or fat and stressed.

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JOHAL52 2/22/2013 12:20PM

    Awesome! You did all of the right things for healthful de-stressing!
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NUTRON3 2/22/2013 7:06AM

    Keep going!!!!

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