SP Premium
FUNKY5RED
80,000-99,999 SparkPoints 86,507
SparkPoints
 

Renewing my commitment to myself

Friday, May 31, 2013

Recently, I have been eating all the wrong foods, snacking a lot, and just plain ignoring being healthy. I have been exercising, but not making a lot of effort at it. As a result, I have gained weight. What am I thinking? Am I even thinking at all? It is as if not thinking makes the food have no calories and the exercise burns a lot more than it really does. This is crazy thinking!

Last night, as I was eating a meal out with DH and enjoying onion rings (one of several not-good-for-me foods of the day), I had a big ah-ha moment. This is getting me nowhere, except to feeling worse about myself and moving in the wrong direction from my goals.

Today is a new start! I am done with ignoring what I am doing or not doing. I am going to track all of my food and aim to stay within the SP ranges. I am going to exercise with intention. I am going to be a realist about living a good life, but still working toward my goals. Today is the day when I remind myself that I am worth it. Today is a beginning.
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • PROJECT_SUSAN
    I stopped by your page for this weeks challenge of meeting people from other teams and I am glad I stopped. The title of you blog caught my eye so I had to read it. I was really moved by what you said "This is getting me nowhere, except to feeling worse about myself and moving in the wrong direction from my goals. " This is how I have been feeling lately but hadn't really put it into words. Thanks for sharing!

    Susan (Tangerine team)
    2155 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12615218
    What a great blog for me to read today! I'm with you all the way.
    2664 days ago
  • KAYELENE
    emoticon
    2731 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12568371
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon onward!
    2734 days ago
  • SPARKCHANTAL
    you're doing just fine!

    emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2735 days ago
  • DUFFYDYER
    Good for you for stopping the slide!
    2736 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11283527
    I hate to confess today I have been snacking on the new Triscuits. Ugh. Going slightly over. Good for you to recommit to tracking! emoticon
    2736 days ago
  • BUTEAFULL
    emoticon do overs are okay
    2736 days ago
  • DIANEWITHASMILE
    Good for you! I start the week by making a YouTube playlist of videos I want to do (tons of videos on YouTube including SP)...I then write on my whiteboard (in my bedroom) what specific videos I am doing each day...I then take each day as it comes, some days I only do one or two 10 min videos, sometimes I do everything I have planned! It's a great feeling and as long as you get in 10 min, great! And ten usually leads to more!

    Step by step, day by day, together we will succeed!
    2736 days ago
  • MACILINN
    you go girl! Yes I am worth it too, thanks for reminding me. I get ya big time! Today is a new day to shine, I am startin my day w/ a healthy bkfst, what about you? emoticon
    2736 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.