Sunday, May 05, 2013
I never allowed you take me completely over for the day, instead I kicked & scratched & bashed my way upward. I never sank to the level where you had me before!!!!! I took control & won . The day started out with the rays of sunshine holding me in its warm embrace. I felt giddy inside as I knew a challenge was ahead of me today, & how it would all turn out. I went off to church today with my Mom & early afternoon we went to a very large baby shower for my friend's daughter. As we walked into the huge area where the shower was being held., my eyes glanced over at the very large table laden with a variety of foods, the aroma permeated the room, my eyes next followed a table also stacked with fresh baked cookies & a beautiful enormous decorated cake .
We sat down & I began to process all this on how I would deal with a plate of food , what choices I would partake of. When it was time for me to go up to the food table my mind was thinking okay remember you have the power of what you are going to do with this. I loaded half my plate with fresh fruit & salad , I had a cup of potato salad , 1/2 cup of potato casserole 4 very small ham balls. I small cookie & a small piece of cake. I ate all this & felt way over fed to the point of discomfort.
What I did not do is go back for seconds or thirds I watched others as they went forward, & I knew this would have been me before. I passed up on the meatball sandwiches & on the pasta ( which I so love ) You see even though I over ate my calorie intake I did not allow myself as I would have in time past say "oh well I messed up so I my as well have that 2nd or 3 rd plate." Instead, when I arrived home I quickly put on my walking shoes & Capri 's & I went for a 2.5 mile walk. I came home for a half hour rest & went back out & finished my 1.5 mile walk with a total of a little over 4 miles. The bloating feeling was no longer there. I felt so good, yes I did go over my intake,but you see before I would have given in to more because that is what I wanted in time past. I felt so good because I went walking right after which i would have never done this in the past & I did not go up for 2nd or 3rds or wrap up goodies to take home So I still won because I would not have done this in time past. A CHANGE IS HAPPENING !! YOU my friend can also make those choices count,do not give in & if you do quickly turn it around at that very moment in time.