SparkPoints's cliche...

Monday, January 02, 2012

...but with the start of the New Year, it's time for starting over again. These past few weeks have been a downward spiral for sure. Eating, eating, and more eating. I would just eat mindlessly, all the time. My clothes started getting snug...but I kept eating. My waistline starting disappearing...yet I wouldn't put down that doughnut. I continued buying size 12 in pants...and stacking them upstairs since I no longer could fit in them. To my credit, I didn't buy bigger sizes :/ Yeah. So I stepped on the scale this morning expecting a raise from the 171 I was down to back in November. I expected close to 180 since I knew I was gaining. I expected to be ok with the higher number it would be. What I didn't expect was to see a 17.6 pound weight gain. I weighed in a (very) depressing 188.6. Yeah. How could I let myself get to this point again? How could I let this happen?...again!?
But I'm not going to dwell. I can't. I have to make changes starting today, at this instant. I have to make the commitment to myself again that I can do this. There's no negotiating, no excuses, just doing.
Do I wish I had someone to go to the gym with me in the mornings again? Yes. Everyone will say yes, until the time to get up. Then it's excuses. I've been there??...and I know it's not easy. But I guess I just need to do it.
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