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Happy Memories ~~ Disappointing Results

Sunday, May 04, 2014

How many of you have looked at the emoticon the morning after a happy night out on the town with friends? Sure, all of us have done that. It's UP!!!

Now suppose there are a whole bunch of happy events/memories taking place over a certain area of time. Like planning your daughter's wedding. Here we go! Shopping for a dress (lunch afterward) checking out caterers (lunch afterward) meeting with bridesmaids (lunch served) and...... well, no matter what the occasion, believe me, FOOD is always there, right in the forefront! It's America and it's how we live!

I don't know about you, but I find it truly disappointing, disgusting and un-motivating to have "one night of fun" only to see the next morning that I have gained a pound of weight. On in a night = off in a week. At least that's my experience.

I love those happy events and memories as much as the next person; but can't live with the disappointing results! What to do??? Any suggestions?

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    just enjoy it eve
    1358 days ago
  • LIS193
    Do the best you can when eating out and enjoy your time together...
    I get frustrated when we have too many events and the weight starts to pile on but most times there is a quiet time afterwards to re-group. Go with the flow for now and do the best you can! (Cut out the wheat!)
    Hmm... your DD doesn't want to gain weight just before her wedding either so maybe together you can come up with good places to eat or pack a picnic :)

    1359 days ago
    Eve, I now you are one who likes to weigh daily and if you don't, keep a journal of those numbers. Then check how the numbers look a week apart. It'll give you , maybe a better perspective???? Couldn't hurt. Enjoy those memory making outings! We're not kids any more, so they are bound to show here and there, but if you're "back in the saddle" after a nice evening out ( or afternoon), the weekly number should show you how it all evens right back out!
    Don't sweat the small stuff, my friend!! (It's all small stuff! ) hehe
    Love ya!! (((HUGS)))
    1359 days ago
    There is only one way...sadly, you can celebrate, but make better food choices, not always easy, when everyone else is indulging in the "good" stuff, but for your health & weight, it is worth the sacrifice....

    1359 days ago
  • SKATER787
    Enjoy, but don't eat any carbs. That's what I would do.
    1360 days ago
  • DALID414
    'On in a day = gone in a week'; weigh in once a week.
    1360 days ago
    Don't weigh for another week then work your socks off to get rid of that pound! Not entirely flippant. emoticon
    1360 days ago
  • 4_MY_LIFE
    Eat less rest of the day since you know you will be eating out. Get in a little extra exercise. Drink extra water. Don't weigh in the next day. Know that one bad weigh in doesn't define you, it is just a number.
    1360 days ago
    My solution has always been to not weigh myself the next morning, I think once a week is plenty. I don't understand it either though, your experience of "On in a night = off in a week" sure applies to me too!
    1360 days ago
    That's one reason why I cut back to weighing in to only once a month. In that way maybe I can undo any damage before I have to see the actual numbers. emoticon
    1360 days ago
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