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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

And this past weekend I proved Henry Ford true once again. In fact - I proved it twice this summer.

You see, when I went on vacation in June I made a vow that I would maintain my weight loss or do better. I was really serious about it, went prepared to log everything, and watched what was going on around me all the time to be sure I stayed within my allotted calorie/points limits. And I did! I came home half a pound lighter!

But this past weekend, when I knew I'd be visiting my son, who keeps a marginally stocked kitchen; when I knew I'd be driving about 18 total hours in 3 days; when I knew we would be eating out at festive restaurants or fast food stops - I just Knew I wouldn't be able to eat within my healthy range, wouldn't be able to stay on track and Would Gain Weight.

And I did. I gained a pound.

Ugh. Stoopid.

I really prepared myself to gain and I acted like a person who was intent upon gaining and by gum - I succeeded.

LOL Hope you are laughing at my goofiness - because I am. I set myself up for it and got what I asked for. And thank goodness I had the open mind required to see just exactly how silly that kind of behavior is. Because I was not imprisoned in a cage with tormentors who wanted me to over eat. I could have said "No - let's try this...." or "I think I'd rather go here for dinner...." I chose to go along and I got where I thought I'd get to.

ah well. Brick wall. Time to turn in another direction.

I also got my Visa bill and it has the Weight Watcher's charge on it. I really don't want to see that on my next Visa bill and there is one little weight loss square left on the weight tracking booklet. I think I will set a new goal to take off the 2 lbs needed to finish up the booklet and get off the payment plan at the same time. It's a bit of a challenge but I think I can do it.

How about you? Do you think you can? You're right.
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    Thniking positive is always the best route to take.
    Finish off your membership and post a great loss.
    Time to plan ahead for your next goal, put the plan
    into action and save yourself some money.
    That should do it. HUGS!
    2143 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/8/2012 7:47:26 AM
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