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Old habits are hard to break!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

I went home for a week to take care of some chores. I'm working in another state right now, so I return home every few months. I did "okay" on my food plan the first day....but WOW....the 2nd day I started to eat like a horse.

It was almost unconscious. Before I knew it, I was stuffing my face. I felt horrible physically. Being really "full" just doesn't feel good. I did track my cals for that 2nd day, it was something like 2600.

For the next 6 days, I continued to eat whatever I wanted and stopped tracking. I ate all my fave foods.

I'm back now after 7 days. THANKFULLY, I automatically got back on track again. I weighed myself and was actually "happy" that I only gained about 3 pounds. I thought I would have gained all my weight back.

I guess what I've learned about this is maybe I shouldn't go home until I'm more secure in my food plan. Maybe once I lose a good 40 or so pounds. It just seems like certain old habits just sneak up on you. Maybe being home triggered a lot of negative things for me.

Regardless, I am GRATEFUL that I'm on track again and can't wait to get rid of the 3 pounds so I can get back to where I was. I know they will come off fast and then I can continue the journey. :)
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  • LINDAM.1
    let us be emoticon we will win the race.
    2802 days ago
  • MARIENOW
    Thank you everyone. It does feel good to be back on track. I'm so happy I didn't just throw in the towel altogether like I normally would have. I was surprised I lost 2 pounds today.

    I guess I need to be careful about "changing" anything right now. I just need to stick to a routine for a while I guess.

    :)
    2835 days ago
  • ADLINS
    It is hard sometimes. We have routines for places -- or at least I do -- and a change throws off that balance. I moved recently and am still trying to get that groove going.

    Glad you're able to get back to your routine.
    2836 days ago
  • ONEMONSTERSMOM
    Way to go getting back on track so quickly! It won't take long to lose that weight.
    2836 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9308136
    Sometimes just getting into a routine is a good place to start. Don't worry, we all slip up, what matters is that you got right back on it again. xoxo
    2836 days ago
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