July 8, 2013 - Day 38 on Atkins - I Did It, I Did It, I Did It, I . . .
Monday, July 08, 2013
Fell! I know, right? What a horrible way to start a blog entry. I left Kansas City last Wednesday afternoon for my long weekend down at the Roaring River. I left KC feeling empowered! I just KNEW I could stay on program. . . while enjoying myself and having fun! Well, I did exactly that. . . . until . . . yesterday. . . the day I returned to KC. Dang it! 36 awesome days of staying "on program", and then. . . a little rift with the husband. . . led to a complete "screw it" attitude, and I found myself knee deep in ice cream (two scoops!), donuts (I'll have 6 please), Chex-Mix (yes, I ate 1/2 the bag!), lasagna, garlic toast. . . and on and on it went. I "tried" to add the number of carbs I ate, but I can't count much higher than a billion before I start losing track. Let's just say - cliche as it might be - that I ate my weight in carbs yesterday! Boo Hoo! Nope, nope - there will be NONE of that! No boo hoo for this girl! Today is a new day. I have NOT given up! Instead, I was honest about what I ate yesterday - I wrote it ALL down - across the top of the page I wrote - "CHEAT DAY" - and now I'll simply move on. It was what it was. I did what I did. Period.
Other than my little "slip and fall", I had a wonderful 4th of July get-away. As predicted, we spent all of our time reading, swimming, hiking and enjoying Mother Nature. Oh, and the husband fished. I finished two books, got lots of R & R, and overall just de-stressed. Heavenly bliss. . . that's what it was. Now I'm back home - feeling refreshed and ready to take on my day. And, of course, I started it here, on SP, the place I love. . . the place I truly missed while I was away. Not a day went by that I didn't think of all of you. Really. You were missed!
How was your 4th of July and/or weekend? Did you enjoy yourself while at the same time staying on your eating/exercise program? As always, I'd love to hear from you. Celebrating your successes or relating to your challenges "sparks" this girl! That, and . . . I missed you.