First of all i just wanna say a huge thank you for all the lovely comments on my Progress Pic! You guys rock!
So results are in…..
14/06/2010 Week 9
21/06/2010 Week 10
Difference: 300g GAIN...gasp!.... Fingers crossed this is only fuckin fluid!
Difference to Date: 3.4kg Loss
Ok so its been one of those weeks where I have let 'mindless eating' get the better of me.. It all kind of snowballed after my big night out last weekend. I think the lack of sleep made me a tired grumpy poo bum for quite a few days. I used that as an excuse to 'snack' on PB 'mindlessly' (we're talking about more than 2 tbsp at a time here argh!) .. No I wasn't 'craving' it, nor was I emotional (apart from being tired) or stressed, it was just something to do...maybe out of habit???
Do you overeat when you're bored?
Then to add to that I had a girlfriend's party on Saturday arvo which was heaps of fun...and helped myself to
I realise that breaking this binge cycle is just gonna take consistent conscious effort. So for now i'm trying not to beat myself up over the delights of the weekend. Just gotta let go, learn from it and move on.
A good friend of mind told me something last night that I’d like to share with you all.
You need to tell your brain their IS a STOP BUTTON. Only you can refrain from over-indulgence. You don't NEED it, you WANT it - there's a huge difference. If you decide you're going to do something, you don't change your mind because if you do you let yourself down. Make a promise to yourself and don't break it. The one person in this world you can always rely on is you.
You don't need it, you want it.... This phrase really hit home fore me so i think it'll be something i keep asking myself whenever i feel like seconds. For this reason I will be working on some cognitive therapy to keep me on a winning streak. And that means reading over my goals, affirmations and visualising the end result aka my ‘sexy bitch body’ morning and night. This will enable me to keep progressing forward and stay in a positive mindset. And when the time comes that another curve ball is thrown at me I will be better able to deal with it and move past it in a less damaging way.
Old habits die hard….. But they do die!.... EVENTUALLY!
Finding balance is something I am desperately searching for….or perhaps I actively creating it now? I know that each challenge that passes me by will make me mentally stronger. Thats what life is all about right? I’d like to see myself in the next 6 to 12 months looking back now and smiling back at this crazy journey of mine having realised wow, i've actually found it.