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Confession, Productivity and the great plateau


Saturday, July 20, 2013

So, the confession is that I gave in to stress and ate like a drowning man wants air. I had opened up the mail, and got overwhelmed by the amount of bills, and thought, " i have room today, I'll have a piece of the leftover cheesecake." then I watched TV and ruminated on how I was going to try and pay the bills. I ate the rest of the cheesecake. Then I felt gross, went to bed and slept poorly. During the night, I ate four cold hotdogs and a handful of almonds. I finally gave up the pretense of sleep, and got up. I've been up since 5. I've been fairly productive, I did the dishes, planned next weeks menu ( with no grocery store event till payday),and sparked for a while. Spark coach was about the plateau. I know why my weight loss has stalled. Because i have nights like last night. I can undo a week's worth of deficit in one episode. I picked the two action steps to bust the plateau. 1) weigh, measure and track, staying within my new range. 2) make work outs, don't skip them. Work harder. Now I have to go be more productive for the day. I'm going to do the weeks laundry, go to the bank, go to the farmer's market and go to the gym.
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MOTHEPRO 7/21/2013 1:32PM

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LOPEYP 7/21/2013 5:05AM

    It is amazing how it' s so hard to stay on track but so easy to go off.
Your plan to reverse things is a good one. emoticon

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BABYSOX 7/20/2013 4:38PM

    The good news is that you admit when you go wrong and then get back to healthier eating. Thanks for your honesty.

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STINASTEW 7/20/2013 1:36PM

    I agree w/the other comment! No worries! You've got the tools & can do it! Just pick yourself up & try, try & try again. If that doesn't work like you'd like, hey! Try again! :) We all work at our own pace.

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JNURSE100 7/20/2013 11:22AM

  Hang in there! emoticon You have all the tools & motivation to live healthy. Don't waste time "beating yourself up!" You can get right back on track! emoticon I also enjoy water aerobics. Jan

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