Major Speed Bump

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Just when I think I have gotten the hang of it....that self control thing that keeps you steady. Them WHAMO, I got a major chocolate urge for calories I did not have left in the bank. Thus far, I went over 250 calories yesterday, which has left me feeling very BLUE today emoticon . I am struggling to get back on the horse today with all of the self doubt, and feelings of let down for my self-esteem. Thoughts?
Thanks for all the feedback,
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    Just get back up and keep going. It is like a wave at
    the ocean. It goes up and sometimes comes down.
    Just tell yourself that you will get back up and keep going.

    1926 days ago
    I am going to pick up my luggage and move down the road to my next stop!

    You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.

    ~ "Life is like an old dirt road; sometimes smooth, sometimes a little rocky, and sometimes you get stuck in a rut, but it always leads to another road"
    " With each pound I drop, I move faster toward my goal!
    The only difference between try and triumph is a little umph!

    Don't beat your self up over a slip know its easy to say and hard to do but we can do it

    "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye." ~ Miss Piggy

    1928 days ago
    Thanks to ALL so much for helping me realize that getting back into the game is what counts. I've only been pacing myself for the last two weeks, and I'm terrified that if I deviate from the goal even a smidge, then I am at risk for returning to my previous behavior. This is partially bc it is so easy to do, and it's way harder to stick to the plan. Thanks again all for listening to my banter! I'm thrilled to call y'all my PEEPS!
    1928 days ago
    This is my story. Last night, because dinner was gross (I literally only ate my salad), I raided the kitchen. And I mean raided. A double portion of ice cream, then I baked cookies. Ok, that's a lie. I ate half the dough and baked one giant cookie. I mean this sucker was the size of a frying pan. And I ate about half of it. If it wasn't for the girlfriend and kids, I would have eaten the whole thing, I promise.

    But today is a whole new calorie "bank" (I love your term!) and I can only work on today. I know what my triggers were yesterday and I just have to avoid them today.

    I'm sorry you feel down, but be lifted with the new gift of today.

    1928 days ago
    That is definitely a small misstep and you should not beat yourself up about it. I have manag to go far beyond my calorie range several times. I try to learn from it and move on. Hang in there!
    1929 days ago
    When we do that...and we all do...perspective is the key! We can go to the daily feedback button, click on "see more" and then search for the monthly average (rather than just one tough day)to give us a better idea of our patterns. It's the patterns that determine the direction of our movement. You're okay, just get back on the horse! We can do this!!


    :) Gail
    1929 days ago
    Agree - it's just a small misstep. Forgive yourself and move forward. We've all been there! emoticon
    1929 days ago
    emoticon whoo . honey , we all have made this slip up .do not beat yourself up over this slip. it is just a misstep . forgive yourself and move on . this is being spoken by a major screw up type of girl . It seems to be me on my face laying on the ground a complete failure at most things but this i am tops . making a mess of everything i try to accomplice . your tops in my book . do not worry you are normal . good things will come to you .
    1929 days ago
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