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Old 06-09-2009, 08:09 AM   #1
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So the scale has me a little growly along with not sleeping well last night

Last week I was sick and ate poorly with little excercise. I am still congested and I may or may not start my new training plan this week. At the end of this week and next I am travelling. Alot of me wants to shelve the whole watching what I eat and excercising thing for the next 2 weeks until things calm down. I always accept my lumps and would accept a 3-5 lb backslide.

With these things in mind I didn't pack my breakfast or lunch today figuring I would indulge whatever I desired. Well I could have saved myself money. Got to the drive thru and one of my options for breakfast was available, she even looked up the calorie count. So I had 250 cal for breakfast, an apple, yougurt, and my standard and unhealthy 2 diet cokes (I switch to water when I get to work).

Yesterday I walked my 1.5 mi at lunch, and weather permitting I will do the same today. And I realise this is not the 24 mi I have been doing but its not zero miles either.

So I go forward gently, imperfectly, but knowing I can take the high road and perhaps for once I can spend a couple of weeks eating a little more loosely, excercising a little less, and maintain instead of gain. I think I can.
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Old 06-09-2009, 08:32 AM   #2
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Old 06-09-2009, 12:54 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by rochemist View Post
and my standard and unhealthy 2 diet cokes
That's one vice I will never give up! I am the reason they make Diet Coke!

Being on the road can be difficult. You've got a great attitude about it - do the best you can with what you've got available.

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Old 06-09-2009, 01:09 PM   #4
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Something that helps me is prepping lunch the night before so that I don't have to prep it in the morning.
You can't out-exercise poor eating habits.
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:26 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Jennelle View Post
That's one vice I will never give up! I am the reason they make Diet Coke!
You and me both! I'm slurping one right now...

Rochemist, it sounds like you are still being mindful. That's what matters!
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:52 PM   #6
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Nice way to stay on track! Remember to take time for yourself in her busy schedule over the next two weeks and I'm sure you'll do fine.
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Old 06-09-2009, 05:02 PM   #7
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I think this is huge!

You can maintain! Yes. You don't have to gain. I'm very proud of you.
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