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Had a slip, but not a fall.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Last night I had a slip up. My husband was gone for work, I was hungry, the kids were in bed. You know where this is going. I didn't have anything quick and easy in the fridge (we have gone through 2 HUGE pots of soup this week! My kids love it!). So I slipped and ordered a pizza. I got a roasted vegetable one that is supposed to serve 2 people (1,200) calories and a sprite (250 calories). I then proceeded to eat it ALL.

In the past having something like this happen would have set off a month long binge. After all I had already "ruined" my weight loss so why not? Not this time though. Nope. I slipped but I didn't fall. There is a big difference. I sucked it up and took responsibility for my actions. I logged it all and then compared my calories in versus my calories out on my fitbit. Yesterday I got 10,000 steps in so even with the pizza slip I was still -100 calories for the day.

Lessons learned:
*We need 3 pots of soup a week so that I always have something quick and easy to eat in the evenings if I get hungry once the kids are in bed.
*I am stronger then I give myself credit for. I can have a slip and still stay on my feet. I will not fall off the wagon every single time I make a poor decision.
*Today is a new day and a new chance. I can do this!
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  • v 39SOON
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    1043 days ago
  • v PENNYSAVER2
    emoticon Thanks for sharing!! emoticon emoticon
    1043 days ago
  • v ANDYLIN90
    You are so right that there is a big difference...good for you! My therapist calls this "you can crash, but you don't have to go up in flames" and you didn't. CONGRATULATIONS!
    1043 days ago
  • v JESS0107
    You are right, you have to pick yourself up after a fall but that is the learning experience. I'm proud of you for not giving up!
    1044 days ago
  • v DENNISBISHOP
    Great lessons learned!
    1044 days ago
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