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Truth and Consequences

Monday, December 31, 2012

The truth is, I binged. I binged to the tune of almost 6000 calories. I took my eyes off of the goal and focused on the negative. This led to my descision to use my self pity as an excuse to eat myself silly. The consequence is the appearance of 3.6 pounds on the scale.
I also sacrificed a week's worth of progress.

More truth......This was ONE DAY
emoticon 24 hours of my life.

I got on my spark team and held myself accountable to my friends and they received me with love and support. I spent the next day taking care of myself physically and emotionally. Today, I looked at my monthly calendar. And here is where the rubber meets the road.

I completed 23 of 26 workouts including a virtual 5 K. 88.5 % successful emoticon

I stayed within my calorie range 23 out of 31 days. 75% successful emoticon

I drank at least 8 glasses of water 28 out of 31 days. 90% successful emoticon

I ate my freggies 27 out of 31 days. 87% successful emoticon

So on and so forth.....................
The theme here being, overall, I am about 86% successful in meeting my goals for the month. That gives me a B+ grade for the month. The lesson learned is that one bad day does not break up everything I have accomplished. I have proven to myself that I have the ability to be successful in the goals I have set for myself. The difference between success and failure being wether or not I give up.

Moving on and moving up!

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    I'm glad you were able to look back and see what you have done! Great job for the month!!! Keep up the GREAT work!
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    1970 days ago
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    86% is fantastic, am so with you on this, I know we can do it and am so proud.

    1970 days ago
    emoticon and moving forward!
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