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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.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CBLENS 4/2/2013 5:05PM

    You were not alone, sound like a lot of us were in the same place. Keep the positive vibes going forward!

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RX_2_RV 4/2/2013 12:34PM

    I sounds like something has are changing for the better! Congratulations on making the inner changes necessary to make and keep the outer ones.

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MELMOMOF4 4/2/2013 12:30PM

    I think we all have those conversations with ourselves. emoticon

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LAILATN 4/2/2013 12:08PM

    Yay! I have those talks with myself sometimes too. Good for you for tracking anyway! emoticon

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LINDAKAY228 4/2/2013 10:42AM

    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.

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ATTACKFATCAT 4/2/2013 10:36AM

    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.

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GCHUNG 4/2/2013 9:46AM

    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.

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JEN3582 4/2/2013 9:43AM

    emoticon Great job! I find myself having those same conversations and not tracking.

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