NEVERGIVEUP's SparkPeople Blog NEVERGIVEUP's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Binge yesterday - live and learn Kind of went off the rails yesterday evening. It was my son's birthday and we waited awhile to eat. When the pizza arrived I just started eating. Then cake, then ice cream, then some more cake, then some extra cookies since I was already eating. After that, I sat down at my computer, and after about an hour or two, I started to hot flash like CRAZY and then I got that "have to go" feeling, and I was tired, and nauseated, and just generally felt awful. I went to bed hoping to feel better in th... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 11:30:27 EST This is why I continue to Spark So I've been a little lax lately entering my food. I've given up sweets for Lent, doing pretty well, and so figured that since the sweets are the high calorie food in my normal maintenance diet, I really should not have to enter all of the "good" food that I eat right now. <BR> <BR> Suprise, surprise! Today I happened to stop at a Boston Market for lunch figuring I could get something healthy there. After perusing the menu, I decided on a Mediterranean chicken salad with a piece of cor... Thu, 7 Mar 2013 12:23:55 EST Treat Yourself Like a Friend If you and a friend were on this weight loss journey together, what would you say to your friend if they fell off the wagon? Would you tell them that they were stupid and useless. Would you tell them they were fat and they would always be fat because they had no self control. Would you call them lazy, and even worse names? Of course you wouldn't, they are your friend. You want them to be healthy. You want them to succeed. You would tell them to get back on the wagon, that they were wor... Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:01:22 EST No need to panic Well the scale was a bit of a shocker this morning considering I'm trying to lose the vacation pounds and and not gain more. I was up another 1.6 pounds. However, having analyzed the problem, here are the reasons: Friday night- went way over my calories. Monday night - Again way over my calories. Wednesday, my Birthday- again way over my calories. I guess it stands to reason that you can't keep eating like this without gaining weight. Three days a week can't be party days! <BR> <BR> I do ha... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 09:03:35 EST