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A soft, but growing stronger voice.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

A quick check in...

I'm planning to write a longer blog about this later, when I have more time. I knew I would forget if I didn't make some sort of note emoticon

I had an "Ah Ha" moment this weekend. We were very busy both days and I ate out of ranges for sure. Sat night as I sat down to visit SP I went to the tracker and *ALMOST* did not fill it in. The inner dialog started (you may recognize it..)

"Ehh, I KNOW I ate badly today, there's no need to fill it in.Why does it matter for ONE day.." (it would have been 2 days actually)

In the past the little "conversation" would have been so natural and normal that I would not have even REALIZED it. I would have listened to the negative dialog and finally gotten to the *all hope -for the weekend-is lost* .

This time as that negative thought process started-a soft, but growing stronger voice said-

" NO, you are only lying to yourself if you pretend/lie/ignore this. It was not a nutritionally great weekend-but it happened-that's ok. Besides, you are looking at these logs and data as RESEARCH-to learn your own nutritional needs! Real research does not omit data."

--mind blown--- I tracked without further "commentary" emoticon

Soon I hope to write more in depth about this.

I am off to buy groceries-or FUEL.
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    You were not alone, sound like a lot of us were in the same place. Keep the positive vibes going forward!
    1753 days ago
  • RX_2_RV
    I sounds like something has are changing for the better! Congratulations on making the inner changes necessary to make and keep the outer ones.
    1754 days ago
    I think we all have those conversations with ourselves. emoticon
    1754 days ago
    Yay! I have those talks with myself sometimes too. Good for you for tracking anyway! emoticon
    1754 days ago
    Great job listening to the inner voice. I've done that too so many time when I've eaten badly and don't want to track it. Sometimes I listen, sometimes I don't, but I'm getting better at listening.
    1754 days ago
    YAY! That inner soft voice will continue to get stronger and stronger the more you allow it to punch through those "rationalizing" thoughts like that.
    1754 days ago
    I have those same battles when I know I ate poorly. But you are absolutely correct - this is a tool for YOU and if you lie then you're only hurting yourself.
    1754 days ago
  • JEN3582
    emoticon Great job! I find myself having those same conversations and not tracking.
    1754 days ago
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