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Ooops! Did I eat that?!

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

So the other day I had an epiphany, and I've been trying to learn from it and live by it. I realized that allowing myself to "cheat" was just silly. Of course I realized this as my arms were burning while I was strength training and the realization that if I hadn't driven through McDonald's for lunch, I'd be burning off yesterday's calories instead of today's. Funny thing is, I knew I'd made a mistake. They say the first step to solving a problem is realizing that the problem exists. I think by admitting a mistake was made you are in essence acknowledging the problem's existence. So, while we berate ourselves for screwing up and eating the wrong thing or skipping a day of cardio, let us being frustrated with ourselves we have taken the first step. We've acknowledged the problem. Now let's take that next step forward and work on solving it!

(my arms still hurt!)

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TRIPLEGODDESS 11/7/2013 9:14PM

    Thank you for posting this! I feel like you read my mind. Well said!

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MWWENSIN 11/7/2013 2:11PM

    Focus on the problems just enough to figure out how to solve them. Then tackle the next one. Following this approach you will get to the end of the test. Also, prioritize the problems sone are really important to fix. Others, not so much.

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MOMMACASSEY 11/7/2013 2:03PM

    Heather!! Good thoughts!


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DRKYASHI 11/6/2013 12:04PM

    emoticon -- Thanks for posting!

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