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Thursday, May 16, 2013

So yesterday was successful. I ate within my calorie range, I exercised. I even logged it all. And then today, I didn't eat breakfast and instead only drank a cup of coffee, ate 2 chocolate chip cookies that my co-worker decided to bake fresh not 10 feet from my desk (and what is that anyway??? Why is there a mini-oven not 10 feet from my desk that various people at work use to bake such nefarious things as chocolate chip cookies???? What is going on here?) and then had a vegetable plate for lunch (yay) complete with a side of corn muffins (boooo).
I cannot fully explain it. I don't know why I do it. I just cave and I go for all those yummy warm, delicious comfort foods. I try to be good and even though I logged it all and I still have around 500 calories for dinner and that will be easy to do because I started dinner before I left the house this morning and already logged it and know it clocks in around 300-350, it is still not good decision making on my part.
And that is why I haven't made any progress in months. Because I like food. I like cornbread. And warm chocolate chip cookies that I can smell baking from my desk. And, how, by the way, does one ask said co-worker to kindly get the h@*$ outta here with her chocolate chip cookies. I mean, really now, what is she doing? I know she is probably just trying to be nice and all that mumbo-jumbo, but some of us cannot have cookies....and asking us to turn down the warm, fresh outta the oven ones is like asking us to not to eat our mothers famous pie/cake/bread, etc. It's just not fair..... (do you here the whining in that because it was pretty awesome in my head)

So....I will go home, eat my soup that I started before I left this morning, get on the treadmill and put in that workout that I already logged today so that I would make myself do it, and then sit down with my honey and watch a movie called "King Corn" and remind myself why we eat as much as we possibly can that we make ourselves and why I have for the most part banned all pre-packaged foods from my house. There is a track somewhere in front of me and I am making my way to getting back on it.
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    Becky! I have been missing you on here! You just tell that chick when she comes near you "Don't even" and wave your finger at her lol. If you are into clean eating, I don't know if you ever heard of or I have learnt soooo much about clean eating from those websites...also whole30. They have lots of recipes for baked goods made out of nuts and whole foods that you could make and bring with you to work to avoid eating even worse baked goods! Anyways hope this helps, hope you are having a good week :-)
    1816 days ago
    OK. The cookie baker needs to be shot. See if the maintenance man will help you hide her body.
    1827 days ago
    Just keep your goals in mind

    1831 days ago
  • FARRAH511
    1835 days ago
    We can't completely deny ourselves the foods we love. You may have had those cookies and muffins, but you made them fit within your ranges for the day. Was it the best use of your calories? Maybe not, but if it satisfied your cravings and allowed you to move on with your workout and the rest of you day without being resentful, then so be it.

    Yesterday I had Doritos and Ice Cream for lunch! Now I wasn't particularly proud of that and I'm certainly not going to do something like that every day, but I made it work within my calories (over on fat though), so I'm not going to beat myself up about it too badly. I'll do better today and tomorrow and the day after that and when I come to a day that I NEED Doritos and Ice Cream again, I'll make it work.
    1836 days ago
    1836 days ago
    Way to go!!!!
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