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all so very true
Agreed- We will all have those days and sometimes is is worth it just to get it out of our systems. Just get back on the wagon!
I liked this article as I have unfortunately had "lost" weekends like this.
I had one of those days yesterday. Today, Monday, is a new day.
Great article following a lost weekend
I'm needing this this weekend. Doing best to stay on plan
Fall down seven times, stand up eight!
It sounds like you need a backup meal in the freezer for surprises like that, rather than going out when you're famished. Make some extra casserole or something and freeze part of it to heat up for emergencies like this! Or have some healthy convenience food on hand, that other people have made. Sometimes you just should stay in!
Every morning is another chance to get it right!
We all stumble at some time. Fall down seven times, stand up eight!
That has happened to me before but the older I get my habits have been so much better. Thank G-d!! So far this year has gone very smoothly no booboos & I feel good about my choices!!
The lyrics of an old '60's song said "but that was yesterday and yesterday's gone". This is the attitude we need to adopt with respect to slips and stumbles.
So so so true. While losing weight I would have a blow out meal and then get right back on track. My weight loss was on the slow side, and that was ok. Now in maintenance I'm more relaxed and still go off rails sometimes when it comes to healthy choices. For me there are no inherently good or bad foods so no guilt. I weigh myself a couple of times a week and stay within a 4 pound range. Life has to be lived and have a big meal once in a while is part of life. Like the author I don't let it get me off track for the rest of the day, weekend, or week.
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