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I quit.

Monday, October 29, 2012

I'm burned out. Frustrated. With a lot of things. I quit working out. I started eating everything, whatever I wanted whenever I wanted it. I've gained a lot of weight in a short period. I stopped cleaning my house (yep, it's gross). Maybe I'm making this out to be worse than it is cause I'm sick, but this train has really gone off the tracks. It's out of control. Every good thing I was trying to do, I quit.

Now I feel like I'm starting from scratch. Ugh.

I'm just hoping that maybe starting from scratch means I'll build a better foundation that won't crumble on me again.
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  • ZIGGY122
    Your train may have derailed for a short time...but us sparkies' never give up we're here for support emoticon emoticon hit the panic button when needed.
    3039 days ago
  • MOBYCARP
    Oddly enough, this blog is just what I needed to hear as I struggle with wanting to eat more than I need today. The way you express your struggle is helping me with mine.

    I hope you find your own answer, your own motivation, and your own way to get back on the track to where you want to go.
    3040 days ago
  • TRAVELISMYGAME
    This happens to EVERYONE at some point or another. Your blog sounds exactly like me right now. I was doing so well and then BOOM something inside me changes and I quit doing all the good things and start doing all the bad things again.

    Here's hoping that November is a fresh new start for all of us! WE CAN DO IT!

    Tiffany
    10k Leader
    3040 days ago
  • SAINTBERNARD6
    Welcome back on the train.......we all can relate so well to this.........you will do well in your endeavor. Of course there will be some bumps and curves however you will weather them successfully.
    3040 days ago
  • DARWHOHOO
    Starting over is not so bad. As it was said in a previous post, forgive yourself and start over...just always remember to never stay on the couch emoticon
    3040 days ago
  • CHALLENGER15
    What I had to learn at long last was that I didn't have to be perfect all of the time...we all go through down periods - and I bet I can beat you on the dirty house part, and possibly the rest of it as well right now. Just make small steps once again...
    3040 days ago
  • VALYNN26
    I too am going through this phase right now. We all do. What matters most is not that we fall off the wagon, what matters is that we get back up & try it again. Hang in there. emoticon emoticon
    3040 days ago
  • SPARKLINGME176
    You can do this! We can help! What do you truly want in your life? What are your hearts desires? Can the answers to these questions help you realize you are worth the effort? For me following the nutrition tracker, daily, for the rest of my life, will help me release & maintain. My answers to these questions ARE what is helping me, heal! I hope this helps!
    *~LIGHT
    3040 days ago
  • MEXGAL1
    I do hope that you will forgive yourself and just move on towards a healthy life. You can be such a good example for your son.
    Have a good week. You can do it.
    hugs
    3040 days ago
  • MY_TIME_2_SHINE
    Hang in there and emoticon I too stopped making healthy decisions and now I'm paying price for it. BUT I'm not throwing in the towel just yet and by your blog, you haven't either!! Starting from scratch might be a good thing. It gives you the chance to make some things better. emoticon You got this! emoticon emoticon
    3040 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/29/2012 10:33:19 AM
  • no profile photo CD11032977
    Everyone has gotten off track, quit eating right, not exercising. Losing weight is something the person has to want to do. Just like a drug addict they have to want to quit. They will not quit UNTIL THEY WANT to. The same goes for us losing weight. We won't make the effort to do it until we are ready. We are here for you. Lean on us when you need to.
    3040 days ago
  • FITGRANDMA145
    Starting from scratch is still starting and that is a major part of getting out of a rut. You probably should look at it as a setback and not as a stop and start. You're so aware of your situation that I find it as progress. Too many people do not even realize they are no longer doing things to be healthier and happier and you have realized it. Major breakthrough and since I have had moments just like that, I can relate. What I did is kind of silly but I'll share it anyway. To myself I say, yes I ate a half of a large pizza (and I still do every other week) but it had two servings of veggies on it, no I did not go to the gym but I walked a mile around the house (shallow pep talk I now) and if I log it in my journal, then I somehow feel better. I do not log pizza but I just check off 2 veggies. I know your foundation will be stronger. Even for the times you fall off a regime, there is all the time you were on it that counts toward your healt. Your special and worth it.
    3040 days ago
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