Sunday, November 7, 2010

seeing a pattern here

I am seeing an unhealthy pattern in my life. I am getting pretty bratty and defiant in my eating on the weekends. I work hard during the week and slowly get rid of the pound or two that I started out the week with and then I bake and eat treats with the kids Saturday and Sunday and put the pounds right back on. I find myself making excuses like "I am really only 2 or 3 lbs away from the goal weight I gave myself at the beginning of this journey last fall .... I should just be figuring a way to maintain the weight" etc etc etc blah blah blah. Oh, another one of my favorites lately is "Well, if I can figure out a way to exercise the weekend lbs off during the week, I can do it next year on furlough and not come back from furlough with an extra 10 lbs or so." Who do I think I am fooling? I am not going to have the time and opportunity when I am on furlough to be doing the same type of workouts that I am doing now. I really think it is important to lose the 5lbs that I set as my original goal, to get me to a healthier starting point for our furlough trip starting in June. And, I need to train my thought process to have self control even on the weekends.
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