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Friday, October 04, 2013

Sorry I have been AWOL lately.... I have been off the wagon now for about three weeks. Sheesh! I felt better for about two days after all of the stress when my inlaws were here, then a week ago, I got a stupid cold. I am feeling better now but since I got the cold, I have been ravenous and eating too much. My husband says it is psychological, but I really feel HUNGRY. Oh well...

I know what I need to do to get back on track. I'll be honest and say I really don't want to do it... but I will. I admit I like stuffing my face and being lazy. But I know it is not good for me. I need to get back to making my daily goal lists and following through. Also I need to get back into the Spark scene and reconnect with my buddies and such.


Here is my list for today:

Go for a walk in the pm
No junk food
Drink at least 6 glasses water
Track my food
List all of the reasons I started on this journey

Okay, I feel slightly better just blogging.
I hope everyone is doing great and not as off-kilter as me!
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  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

EDDYMEESE 10/9/2013 10:41PM

    You can do this!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/7/2013 4:48PM

    Stress is my trigger to get sick. I always get off plan when I have a cold because limited in what I can eat.

Welcome back on plan. Things will look up from here!


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KARENE10 10/6/2013 10:35AM

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TREV1964 10/5/2013 7:09PM

    I had a month when I relaxed things a little and although I kept up the walking and still managed to drop clothing sizes my weight didn't diminish.

If you have gained weight do what you know you have to do to get back down to the weight you were at before the gain then continue to build on that.

A minor set back is NOT a failure - it might be a couple of steps back but you are still facing the same direction. After first stopping the reverse aim to stand still then gradually start to push one foot in front of the other. You will get there a step at a time and you will be walking forward with a lot more people in here that will be walking with you to your goals.

You can do it -

I know you can -

Cheers

Trev

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JCHIP65 10/5/2013 12:37PM

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MICKEYH 10/5/2013 12:16AM

    Sorry to hear what you've been thru. But don't beat up yourself. Step by step, one day at time. I know you can do it.
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GWTRIKER 10/4/2013 9:10PM

    I am off track and know what I need to get back on, but I am being a brat and not doing it--too much like work!

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JRDUPREE 10/4/2013 8:03PM

  Do not fret over a wrong turn, lessons are learned whether your on the correct path or off road. You've taken the first step and have a good plan to get yourself back on your journey. Just keep looking forward!


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CHERYL_ANNE 10/4/2013 7:48PM

    Judgement-free zone! You know what you need to do - and you know how to go about doing it. Glad that you're feeling better.

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DISCOVERLLH 10/4/2013 7:04PM

  Missed you, even if it was just for a couple of weeks! I think it is normal to eat more with a cold...you know the old saying about "feed a cold, starve a fever?" Maybe your body is needing the calories to fight the cold. Who knows? Don't overwhelm yourself. Small steps. Two weeks of sitting on the couch being sick and lazy is nothing compared to a lifetime of being healthy!

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REFFIE1 10/4/2013 6:26PM

   
Welcome back. You have taken the first step and now just take it a healthy step at a time. You can do this! One little setback does not erase what you have accomplished and what you will accomplish! emoticon

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WORKNPROGRESS49 10/4/2013 4:04PM

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SMITTY4RL 10/4/2013 3:39PM

    emoticon and keep up with the good work you have started with so far! Love your list for today--good luck ;-)

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FELINEBETTER 10/4/2013 2:33PM

    Welcome back, Girl! Don't look back -- just move forward now! Baby steps..... I am suffering with a bad cold right now, so I can sympathize.

Take care

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KNYAGENYA 10/4/2013 1:55PM

    I hope you feel better soon. I'm recovering from a cold as well. You can do it...I have faith in you.

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ITCANBEDONE2013 10/4/2013 1:09PM

  Small changes, ease yourself back in. You can do it!

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KLDJSURVEY 10/4/2013 1:00PM

    good keep it on

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