It was a disappointing week of emotional eating and weight gain, followed by a week of camping and other excuses. Why oh why can’t I go through mood events without weight gain. Why can’t I say “I can” rather than “I don’t care”. Somehow I have to get a handle on this problem, but I’m not exactly sure how. Perhaps if I try substituting a pleasurable activity? The problem is at a certain point I don’t really care, which makes it difficult to not sabotage my progress.
At least with all the extra exercise that I get when camping I made up the 2 pounds that were gained in the previous week. Imagine how well the numbers would have looked if I had kept up with healthy eating.
The crazy thing is that I know I feel better when I avoid “bad” food (and feel gross when I do eat it), and I truly believe in the health benefits of a low-fat plant-based diet, but it is almost like an addiction – all logical thought goes out the window and I must have that bad food.
You can see by looking at my little chart how bad it was. It is no wonder that I that I lost no weight for the last two weeks. Talk about a stall. I didn’t even bother logging my food in Calorie Count – there was no point…
The good news is, this week is a new week and I can try to do better! No excuses! I have 2 weeks before the next camping trip and 3 weeks till my first goal date.
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= good day = within calories, but not 100% Eat to Live = oh, oh (#) total pounds lost