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Saturday, May 10, 2014

I haven't been doing so well on my plan the last couple of weeks. The sugar monster is out there! Today I am reminding myself that there is no such thing as the sugar monster. Sugar is inanimate, it does not and cannot have control over me. That's just stinkin' thinkin. I am the one who chooses to grab the donut, the cookie, the ice cream - and go back for more, since once I get the taste I want more. Our BLC weekend challenge is to develop a recovery plan, and it is quite timely for me!

My recovery plan is to avoid temptation while getting my willpower back in control! (It's Saturday, so I stayed home today instead of going to the grocery store.) I need to flip that "switch" that lets me walk by goodies without wanting them. I am stronger than any stupid donut, cake, cookie, or ice cream! They can't just hop in my mouth without my permission. When I slip up again, I will stop and say, "Well, that was a pause in my progress plan. Since I chose to eat extra calories, I now choose to eat well the rest of the day." If I slip again, I will slow down, savor each bite with total attention, and choose to throw the rest away after two or three bites enjoyed with focus. Whatever I do, I will do with my whole heart; and will notice and appreciate how I feel.

I know it is when things are busy and stressful I tend to slip up more. I will develop some centering exercises that I can do, even in my office or in a bathroom, to put myself back in touch with my inner source of strength.

I am in charge of my life, no one or nothing else is!
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    You can do it! Keep pushing! emoticon
    2534 days ago
    emoticon We all have these little melt downs in our plan, the thing is to get back on track, your doing great MaryLu!
    2534 days ago
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