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Thursday, April 04, 2013

My husband is bringing home pizza tonight! I've always had low self-control, but hopefully I can control myselt and only have one or two pieces. He's very active (a runner) and has no problem with his weight. I'm going home now & walk the dog first. emoticon
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WATERDIAMONDS 4/6/2013 8:15AM

    "My husband is bringing home pizza tonight!"

Perhaps you could have a discussion with your husband about supporting you by not bringing home this kind of food as you kick-start your efforts to regain your health?

Perhaps you could meal-plan so that you have a healthier dinner waiting for you, regardless of what he eats?

"I've always had low self-control, but hopefully I can control myselt and only have one or two pieces."

For me, weight loss isn't about self-control at all. It's about setting goals and mapping strategies to accomplish those goals. SP has TONS of information on how to do both. Maybe they will help.

Also, I wonder if perhaps you might consider that, by making the statement "... hopefully I can control myselt and only have one or two pieces," you're predetermining that you're going to eat the pizza--and that you fear you'll eat "too much" of it because it's there?

Pizza is fine if that's what you want to eat. Pizza can even be part of healthy eating if it's consumed mindfully. And if you plan for it, pizza can even help in your weight-loss efforts.

The key is in the planning.

"He's very active (a runner) and has no problem with his weight."

Active runner does not necessarily equal healthy person. It's likely he's in fairly good shape, but there are "fat-skinny" runners all about us. They look good, they don't weigh more than the doctors' charts say they should, but they have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, etc.

"I'm going home now & walk the dog first."

Great that you're getting the exercise! SP also has tons of information on how to set up other kinds of exercise programs that you may find helpful.

I guess the bottom line for me is this: We are all in control of our weight loss. Whether or not our husbands bring home pizza, the choices are always ours.

And the first choice we often have to consider very seriously is whether or not we want to lose weight enough to make changes in our choices.

Losing weight is hard. But being unhealthy is also hard. Chose your hard.

Best of success to you.
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TRIANGLE-WOMAN 4/4/2013 6:48PM

   
Welcome to SparkBlogging! One thing I would suggest is: Keep collecting Spark Friends like candy!! It is calorie free and they always give you something to "chew on"!!

I can't list them all, but here are a few Spark Friends that inspire me!!

HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE, VHALKYRIE, JENSFITJOURNEY, LE7_1234, PANDASUE2, FEB_SHOWERS16, ~INDYGIRL, NELLJONES, FANGFACEKITTY and 4A-HEALTHY-BMI

You can just "friend" them...no need to ask. We are friendly and don't bite!

And remember:

“Change takes time. It takes time for the seeds to begin growing within, time to understand the process, time for the growth to mature, and time for the old self to die and fall away.” -Bryant McGill

Have a great day and keep ...

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