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Finding my weak spots

Thursday, February 21, 2013

I'm finding out that time spent at home is time that challenges my willpower with food the most. Valentine's day didn't help, either (chocolate covered strawberries, box of chocolates). Chocolate is a huge weakness. I can't have the stuff around me without wanting to devour it.

It's mostly mindless eating, and little structure/routine to curb my urges. At work I'm limited to what I have in my desk because I typically don't go out to get something to eat without making it a social occasion.

So I guess I'm mostly in a pattern where most of my food is eaten in a solitary environment (at my desk at work, snacking at home). I'm going to have to think about what implications this has, and how I can use this information to make behavior changes.

I'm forcing myself to log my foods into SparkPeople. Not just the good days. The good days are easy (immediately rewarding to see proof of good decisions), but the days where I slip up hold me accountable and give me opportunity to learn.

Wow. For wondering what on earth I would write about in my first blog post, I sure have touched on a bunch of stuff, even if only superficially. Maybe there is something to this journaling thing after all.
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  • DEEEBEE
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    Keep on Sparkin', baby step by baby step!

    DeAnne, Missourians Team


    1669 days ago
  • COOP9002
    Knowing our weak spots can help us grow. It sounds like you've developed a plan to help you move forward in your fitness goals. Stay the course.
    1672 days ago
  • INGTWAI
    Wow - I wasn't expecting anyone to actually read this! Thanks for the encouragement, everyone! :-)
    1672 days ago
  • 63KEEPONGOING
    Glad you blogged. It was great! You can do this journey. Hang in there and look at it as one day at a time.
    1672 days ago
  • SELTZER111
    Congratulations on taking steps to a new healthier you. You CAN do this one choice at a time, one day at a time !! Good luck to you on your fitness journey !
    1672 days ago
  • AGK3112
    Tracking your weak point is one of the great beginning. Keep Pushing. You can do it
    1672 days ago
  • DWROBERGE
    Keep focused for sccess. You can do it. Gof or it.
    1672 days ago
  • TXPATRIOT
    It is always good to be aware of our weak spots. Keep logging in your food on the good days and bad days. It will really help you.

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    1673 days ago
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