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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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  • v CBLENS
    You were not alone, sound like a lot of us were in the same place. Keep the positive vibes going forward!
    1183 days ago
  • v RX_2_RV
    I sounds like something has clicked...you are changing for the better! Congratulations on making the inner changes necessary to make and keep the outer ones.
    1183 days ago
  • v MELMOMOF4
    I think we all have those conversations with ourselves. emoticon
    1183 days ago
  • v LAILATN
    Yay! I have those talks with myself sometimes too. Good for you for tracking anyway! emoticon
    1183 days ago
  • v LINDAKAY228
    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.
    1183 days ago
  • v ATTACKFATCAT
    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.
    1183 days ago
  • v GCHUNG
    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.
    1183 days ago
  • v JEN3582
    emoticon Great job! I find myself having those same conversations and not tracking.
    1183 days ago
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