First of all, you're not "ruining" yourself by having two off days. Cut out the all-or-nothing thinking, it won't help you in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Your day doesn't need to be all good or all bad - you can overeat but still get your exercise in, or skip your workout but watch your calories, or even have a day or two where you overeat AND skip your workout, and the sky isn't going to come falling down on you. To gain a single pound, you need to eat 3500 extra calories. That means, to gain back *all* of your weight (according to your ticker) you'd need to eat approximately 35,000 - that's THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND - extra calories. Unless you have a serious problem with binge eating (in which case, consult a doctor who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders ASAP), there's no way on earth you're going to eat 35,000 extra calories this weekend.
As for how to stay at goal, have you changed your Spark settings to maintenance mode? If your settings are still set on weight-loss mode, you're not eating enough to maintain your current weight, and not eating enough could be causing you to feel overly hungry and leading you to want to eat garbage. See if adjusting your settings and calorie range helps.
Lastly, you mentioned you have a 10-week old baby - if you happen to be breastfeeding, your body actually needs a bunch of extra calories to support the baby, so you could be seriously undereating (which, again, can be a trigger for overeating on junk).
Edited by: BEANBYDESIGN at: 3/7/2013 (21:15)
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