Thursday, October 7, 2010

Day 407-411

Blogging keeps my head in the game by keeping myself aware. Blogging everyday prevents the "ostrich syndrome". I didn't get obese overnight, it slowly kept on me because I stopped Caring, stopped being aware. By sticking my head in the sand and not looking, that candy bar doesn't count, right? If I don't log the calories/fat in that fried chicken, it won't count right? I lied and cheated myself out of years of family activites & memories because I was too obese to take part and enjoy them.

The last several days I let myself fall. The first clue was that I stopped blogging so I wouldn't have to account for my actions. The second clue was that I hid from the scale. I know that many bloggers weigh once a week. I have to do it EVERY morning. It's not so I can beat myself up over fluctuations, it's so I am forced to look at the consequences (good or bad) for my triumphs or mistakes. Pounds will never creep up if I remain vigilant.

I slipped. I fell. I am back. I began tracking my food again yesterday. My surgery is only a week away. Physical activity will be absent while I recover, making healthy choices even more important.

4 comments:

  1. Good luck. And take care with the surgery. Hugs!

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  2. Welcome back-and best of luck with the surgery!

    Polar's Mom
    www.polarspage.blogspot.com

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  3. Your only human and that happens to us all. Just get back up and start over. Were here for you for support and encourgment :)

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  4. I just stumbled across your blog and had to comment. I'm in the Who Dat Nation until Sunday (visiting Mom and family.) We'll eat gumbo for dinner tomorrow. Just saying. :)

    I hope all goes well with your surgery..I'll do a little reading to learn more about you, and I'm really looking forward to it.

    Best to you!!

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