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May 24 Close Call

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

I'm slowly adding more veggies and eating less carbs. I'm still struggling with getting in my 8 glasses of water per day but I'm not giving up.

I walked a 20 minute mile on the track, did 10 minutes on the elliptical, 5 minutes on the row machine and some strength training. My legs and feet are swollen from non-stop activity over the past 4 days so tomorrow I'm giving my body a rest. Tonight I'm sitting still with my feet up. I'll knit to keep my hands busy.

I've already gotten into the ice cream container. That's my evening treat. I usually measure out 1/2 cup and log my 3 WW points. But for some reason, tonight I took the entire container and a spoon and just said the heck with it. Before I got too far into self-destruction. I stopped. Just like that. I thought about what I was doing and closed the container and put it back in the freezer.

Whew! That was close!
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  • LINDAJ0621
    Nice self-control! I can't have any ice cream in the house except Skinny Cow Ice Cream Sandwiches. I know I will only eat 1 of those in any day.
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    3527 days ago
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    I'm so impressed with your self control. That was amazing!

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    3527 days ago
  • THMONGO
    Great self discipline to put that ice cream away. I've been there!

    Take it easy on those feet:)

    ~Nancy
    3527 days ago
  • CANNIE50
    GOOD FOR YOU on putting the ice cream back. You are stronger than your cravings. Good job on the exercising. Putting your feet up and relaxing is a nice reward for moving your body. Keep up the hard work - you are worth every minute of effort.
    3527 days ago
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    Be very careful not to overdo it Hattie. That could be worse than not doing anything at all. Yes, a rest day sounds just the thing for you tomorrow.

    That little imp in the back of your head was saying: 'Wow, I've done so well the past 4 days, yep, I can have stacks of ice cream now'. Rotten little imp. I'm so glad you sent him packing.
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    3528 days ago
  • HEALTHYONE2008
    Great going on being able to stop, lately I have been having a problem..Like with all things this to will pass. SOON I hope!
    Keep it up.
    3528 days ago
  • NEWKATHYNOW
    Wow - way to go! Stopping in the heat of the moment is hard to do. You did a great job. Enjoy your strength!
    3528 days ago
  • PAMMYLBEAR
    Wow! It feels good to stop before sabotaging yourself. Would you have done that three months ago? And I feel for your feet!
    3528 days ago
  • DIONNE1972
    that was great, you are thinking longer term than the short term satisfaction of the ice cream. that is MAJOR progress on your part. I have had a few of those moments myself, and i find that i am having more of them each day as I make the changes in my life a habit not just a fad. Keep up the GREAt work.
    3528 days ago
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