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"Yea, Me" Moments and Stress (Day 34)

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Today is day 34 of the 2013 Winter into Spring 5% Challenge and I'm sad to see that we're past the halfway point, but so happy that I've made it this far with primarily weight loss and no gains. I think this is my first challenge where I've not gained any at any point. Yea, me!

At work we've been working very hard at finishing up a project. I had been on this project for 4 years, and next Friday is my last day. Today we reached a milestone with the project...we finished our part! I am system test analyst, so I have to make sure the computer system is working before the users see it. It is not an easy job, and the stress can at times be overwhelming and days long. So, with that, the stress is just pouring off me and I'm overcome by a surreal feeling that is leaving me utterly a good way. Yea, me!

Now, today I made the mistake of choosing the wrong menu option while dining out. I chose a lunch fajita. I didn't realize how many calories were in one of those and I'm just beside myself that I let myself cave in to it. But, despite it all, I stayed under in calories. Sure I had to forgo a snack and eat cereal for dinner, but I feel great that despite the setback, I was okay on calories (and with some to spare). Yea, me! I think...
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  • LINDAF49
    Yes!!! Learning to have that special something on occasion and be able to keep portion control and then compensate afterward in the same day is awesom!!!

    Well done!!! Going out to eat is so very hard for me that i choose NOT to! most of the time...But I have the gluten issue to deal with before and with the calorie issue...Double wammy!!
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    1881 days ago
    One fajita will not ruin a otherwise healthy lifestyle.
    1881 days ago
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