Cracking the Whip~~Tough Love Needed!!
Thursday, March 24, 2011
I have not blogged in like......FOREVER!! So I am taking this opportunity post a new one - thus holding myself accountable. Why do you suppose it is so easy to let myself down, but I will try to move mountains to avoid let all of you down???? Might have to talk to my shrink about that next time I see him!! But I digress.
Here's the deal. I did wonderfully well on this journey until I reached my goal weight. I would even say that I ENJOYED this journey.....losing weight.....learning to exercise (and love it)....and changing the way I thought about all things healthy! But I have struggled since the holidays. BIG TIME. Now - I could blame this on lots of different things. The holidays were crazy at my house. My son who is bipolar was staying with my mother which is just a block from MY house for several months! Oh yeah - there was the broken pipe that flooded my house 4 days before Christmas And I'm sure I could go on. But guess what~~~ That's life. We all have had some or a lot of stressful things going on. SO - no blaming from me. I have learned A LOT on SP and one of the basics is this...I AM THE BOSS OF ME!!! I make a choice every time I put something in my mouth...and I have CHOSEN poorly of recent. And it shows. It's not a horrible weight gain - but it is significant I am sure. I have not been on a scale in far too long. But my son is now out of my mom's house and back in Tulsa, making it possible for me to get in to her house very early in the mornings again to use her scale. ( I do not keep a scale in my house...that is a whole other blog!!) I will be weighing tomorrow and you will see a definite difference in weight tracker tomorrow. I am not going to freak out about this...I know it's coming. And seeing what the number says will help me stay on track now.
Now - here's where all of my SPark friends come in......I need you to NOT help me make excuses....I need you all to exercise some tough love in my direction when you hear me say things that are counterproductive to reaching my goals. I have the best of intentions - but sometimes I slip back into old (comfortable??) ways and if you feel I am doing that again...please feel free to point this out to me...you may be nice about it - or you may not!! The choice is yours - hey.....beggars can't be choosers!!!!!
So Look Out World.......I'M BACK....ON TRACK!!!
Big Hugs to all that took time to read this one!!