Where oh where has my motivation gone?

Sunday, May 25, 2014

I have started each of the last 3 years on a diet. The last 2 years I have gotten derailed by moving and such and have gained back 1/2 my weight each time. I just realized last week that I have gotten lower in weight than I did the last 2 years I lost. Now I'm afraid that I'm about to blow it! I had a stressful, busy week last week. We bought a new (to us) vehicle and I was getting ready for a garage sale and then sat out at the sale for 3 days. I used it as an excuse to not really be all that careful about my eating. Then today I way overate and tomorrow is a holiday! I haven't done any exercise the last 2 days either. To make matters worse, I started coming down with a horrible cold today! And this upcoming week is really busy as well! I need to get myself back on track! I need to make time for my exercise! I'm hoping I can get up early tomorrow to go biking but with this cold I'm not sure I'll be able to pull myself out of bed. I really struggle with remembering that 10 min is better than nothing. I want to go all out or I don't want to do it at all! My weigh-in day is Saturdays and since I already blew the last 2 days it is really easy for me to just blow the whole week instead of getting back on track. I do really want to make the change, though, and not go back to my old habits.
Anyway, just some random thoughts. Not sure they even make sense - this cold is really messing with my head! Hoping that getting my thoughts out helps me to get motivated again....
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    Your thoughts do make sense and are familiar (to most of us I suspect)...don't let those thoughts keep you off track! You've made progress and two days not exactly on track are easily overcome. If you let it turn into a whole week off track, then a bit harder, and so on.

    You can still make this another good week! emoticon
    2312 days ago
    Everything you said made perfect sense. We've all been there, done that at one time or another. But the truth of the matter is you have made progress. A little setback doesn't erase all the progress you' ve made. So jump up and get back on track. You have not failed until you stop trying. emoticon
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