CarrieV.'s Journal, 20 April 2018

Took a half day today from work. Had a crummy day... and the old hungry self came out. Tried to keep it reigned in. And then my husband came home pushing us to eat burgers and I caved. I'm at 1200 calories but most of it was junk. I'm sure I'll see the scale move in the wrong direction. Maybe I should skip the scale tomorrow.... I'll beat myself up over it, and I don't need to do that. I just need to try and do better. Tomorrow is a new day.

Diet Calendar Entry for 20 April 2018:
1193 kcal Fat: 46.80g | Prot: 72.88g | Carb: 118.83g.   Lunch: White Rice, Green Bean & Chicken Stir fry. Dinner: Mighty Fine Jr. Hamburger, Mt. Olive Kosher Dill Hamburger Chips, Mustard, Bob Evans Tomato Slices, Mature Onions, Mighty Fine Crinkle Cut French Fries. Snacks/Other: Peter Pan Creamy Peanut Butter, Blue Diamond Almond Nut-Thins - Smokehouse Nut & Rice Cracker Snacks. more...
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Skip the scale and don't beat yourself up over it. You still did just fine with the cal intake so over all just a minor blip on the screen. You are mindful of what is going on and that is more than half the battle. Put the crummy day behind you and don't give it a reason to infect the weekend. Skip the scale and do better tomorrow.  
20 Apr 18 by member: JLente
Thanks @JLente... I'll keep on keeping on. 😊 
20 Apr 18 by member: CarrieV.
Worst thing for moving forward is beating oneself up, IMO. Believe me, I know. I've messed up a hundred times and still lost 84 pounds. I accept that gaining occasionally is normal, and I correct my indulgences before they become a big gain. You'll be fine!!💖 
20 Apr 18 by member: Pixie722
Don’t beat yourself up...you’ll “mess up” along the way, we all do, keep going at it, you’ll be fine...you got this!! If you helps I too indulged today, last week and this week has been trying for me and I ate a snickers bar ice cream and felt so bad after I ate it, almost like I committed a horrible sin, but you know what that’s my first slip up I’m the 3 weeks I’ve been at it and for me that’s GOOD, b/c food is my comfort zone when things are bad and I’m lonely and miserable 😬 You can do it!! 😊 
20 Apr 18 by member: june6869
It's not about the scale. It's about how you feel and look. Never pay attention the scale because muscle weighs more than fat. 
20 Apr 18 by member: MosleyDillon
I agree that you should skip the scale tomorrow. I doubt that you will gain any but just in case that with the extra salt intake it does make a difference on the scale. I don't know if you saw the post by a member. He or she said that they weighed themselves every day for something like 300 days or more. One third of the time the scale went up.  
20 Apr 18 by member: Charlotte_15
If all you did was take in 1200 calories you should see any gain you’re still at a calorie deficit 
20 Apr 18 by member: bryantc803
Relax - it happens- adapt / smile - again it's long term - you say no to bad more than good and you are on your way - Great job / think long term - Much success to you -  
20 Apr 18 by member: johnwentzville
be encouraged.  
20 Apr 18 by member: marshakanady
You got this! I used to let one bad meal snowball into a bad eating day and one bad day turn into two...You already know the solution. Forgive yourself and move the hell on. Drink some extra water, get in an extra step and feel victorious that YOU create your destiny.  
20 Apr 18 by member: natileem
It's already done, it's behind you - you are in the now regretting what you can't change, so with great exuberant thoughts plan out tomorrow, and remember there is only one person who can take care of YOU and that person is YOU. Tomorrow a different light shines, so grab the sunbeam of excelling. 
20 Apr 18 by member: Paleant
It’s ok just get back on track tomorrow 
20 Apr 18 by member: babydoll251960
Aah, we all have those days - forgive and forget and move on. It’s a new day...! 
21 Apr 18 by member: FrankieBluEyes
Ah, I know this place. You can always remind yourself that it's okay to slip occasionally in moderation. You're doing great (more healthy eating than unhealthy!), so be proud of yourself! YOU got this, girl. Wishing you a better day today, Carrie! ❤︎ Hugs, C 
21 Apr 18 by member: XxChrysalisxX
Thanks everyone for the encouragement. Some days are harder then others.  
21 Apr 18 by member: CarrieV.
That was my last night. I work swing shift, had crappy night stopped and got double cheeseburger and fries. we all slip. mine is just at 2:30 am so no chance of burning any of that off. We will get back in track. 
21 Apr 18 by member: Melanie.Smitj
Skip the scale Sweetie, you can't gain fat over night what you might see is fluid retention don't worry your fine! 
21 Apr 18 by member: 8Patty
I had a bad day today I was lied too. I got up to go to church and the woman who was supposed to ride with me didn’t show and I can’t drive alone I’m in a wheelchair. 😢🙏 
22 Apr 18 by member: babydoll251960

     
 

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