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    CORTNEY-LEE   54,814
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Absent?


Monday, November 04, 2013

I feel like I have been so absent from Spark! I have been logging my food (sort of) but I really haven't been interacting much on the social aspect. I need to get back to it. I feel so much better, and I am so much more focused when I am on Spark.

I confirmed my tattoo appointment today. I am set for 11/19. I am getting one of my older ones fixed up, and getting a new one. I have scheduled a week off from the gym for healing, but I have a feeling that I will still be going. I may not do PC Fit, but I think I will continue with X-Bike?

I had a "bad" food weekend. I ate a bunch of junk, but when I got on the scale today, it said 123.6 which is pretty much a normal, every day weight for me.

The important thing is to put it behind me and make smart choices from here on out. I am over my calories today because I had to have Starbucks and McDonalds Iced coffee... not good because not only did I waste calories, I also wasted $. On Monday I do stop after PC Fit and get a skinny mocha from Starbucks. I get a venti Skinny Iced Mocha, extra espresso and half the flavor pumps. I figure I am saving calories by getting half flavor? Anyway, I don't know what I was thinking, but nothing I can really do about it now. It is done.

I went to PC Fit and had a really awesome workout. I signed up for X-Bike at 6 am - so I am excited for that. I think I am going to wear my HRM and see what my calorie burn is. I am curious. The only problem is... what if it isn't as high as I think it should be? Then what? Well then I guess it will put things even more into perspective for me. I mean, lets say I burn 200 calories at class. Knowing what I put myself through in that class, it isn't going to seem worth it then to eat that junk? That is what I am hoping for anyway. Of course, it could also work in reverse too - who knows.

Anyway here is what I have come up with

1. Back to the grind as of right now. I will finish my day healthy and strong. I will continue with my planned snacks and food, and I will end the day at X-Bike.

2. I will continue my streak of good choices tomorrow and the rest of the week.

3. I will continue with a positive attitude

4. I will be on Spark, every day, interacting with my teams and the general Spark population in order to help keep on track.

5. I will remember where I have came from, and I will be determined not to go back to that place.

I think that is all for now
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LOVINGAFRICA 11/7/2013 2:07PM

    I have been faced with old thinking patterns and eating loads of CANDY (Of all things?). I
You are right, it is scary, and going back is not an option.
Thank Goodness for Sparks, right?

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BRADMILL2922 11/7/2013 1:06AM

    You have a good plan and a good attitude. Now you just have to follow it. You are right, what is done is done so just move on! You got this!

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HINK2013 11/5/2013 4:51PM

    You are always inspiring to me!! Love your commitment to your exercise and trying new things.... makes me want to try new things!!

Keep it up... emoticon

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BATCHICK 11/5/2013 12:28PM

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The important thing is that you're still focused on your goals and health. They can't all be perfect days, just don't ever give up.

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BILL60 11/5/2013 10:00AM

    Sounds like a good plan. Hang tough!!

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CAPT_BUTTERFLY 11/5/2013 9:04AM

    You've got a good plan, and it's not too complicated. I find the support here at Spark People makes all the difference, so far any time i'm feeling a little down I've been able to get on here and fin something to cheer me up right away.

Keep up the good work! emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 11/4/2013 11:22PM

    You can do it. I'm pulling for you!

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