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Positives Not Excuses - It's a mind game

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Working really hard on retraining my brain while hormones are keeping me positive.

When I overeat, especially sugar:

Maybe we could think of it like other overdoes.

"Oh my, I got too much sun today better be careful next time I go out for the day."
Are you going to go out and get more sun since you are already burned anyway?

" Oh, I really should not have said that. I'm sorry if I offended you." (Next time I'll just bite my tongue.)
Are you going to continue blabbing and make the person feel worse?

"Uh-oh, there goes my back or my knee or my----. Think before you do it again."
Yes, I probably will forget the pain and over-extend myself again one day.

"Ughh! I should not have spent that much! "
Oh, if I spent $102, I may as well make it an even $200?!?!

Yes we will repeat these same mistakes again and again have to resign to doing better next time.

Identify why you did it.

Forgive yourself or chastise yourself whichever the case need be.

MOVE ON....stop obsessing over failures.

Learn from them but know that you are human and they will happen again and again and again.

I think that maybe planning on how to deal, cope, or compensate may be a more successful plan than planning on how to never do it again.


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    I know we have to go on. One bad day or meal doesn't do us in.
    But we have to be positive that the mistakes we make will not happen over and over.
    We should learn from our actions.
    I know sometimes it takes some time to grasp the answers.
    But I don't chose to plan how to cope with mistakes, mistakes of any kind.
    if I have any I deal with it and move on.
    I firmly believe that positive thoughts are so much better than letting any negative in to your mind.
    I also believe the more constant you are the more better one seems to do.
    I refuse to spend any of my precious energy lamenting about what I ate and how I shouldn't have done it.
    Just let it pass and tell myself that I will not repeat that action again.
    Most of the time it works. Smile!!
    take care, be positive, believe in yourself.
    Tisha emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2255 days ago
    Interesting concept on "planning on how to deal, cope or compensate may be a more successful plan", that is how I should retrain my brain.
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    2257 days ago
    I especially lied the one about the money. Sounds ridiculous. Yet that's what I used to do with food. Funny. True. emoticon
    2257 days ago
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