Tuesday, October 22, 2013
I have gained about 8 pounds in the past month. It's my fault. I own it. I did it to myself. I made excuses and still continued with bad choices and behaviors. I know how easily I gain weight and how hard it is for me to lose it. So I wanted to start fresh and just give it from my perspective on why I've gained all this weight back.
My excuses for weight gain:
Tired of dieting.
Tired of being "good".
Death in family and being around all the food.
Traveling out of state for funeral and eating out.
Being sad because my Uncle was sick and then he died.
Being exhausted over people dying. (Lost 3 family members this year)
Feeling overwhelmed by my emotions.
My husband and son eating what they want to and I gave in to doing the same.
Just feeling "entitled" to eat because I've lost so much weight.
Well I've decided to STOP using these real life feelings, attitudes and events as an excuse to justify my over-eating. I am going to STOP. I will get back on track! Not tomorrow or next week or next month but RIGHT NOW!!
I attended a therapeutic support group last night and one of the comments that was made really struck a cord with me. They said you didn't have to be "perfect". In fact they said "Don't try being perfect, just do things with EXCELLENCE". Wow. Seriously...WOW!! OK, now that is something I can do!! If I give myself permission to NOT be perfect but to do things with EXCELLENCE then that is attainable!
So today, starting right now I am in pursuit of excellence. Will you join me??