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Almost Had A Morning Binge Just Now...

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

So it's technically "night" for me even though it's 5:37 am. I get off work at 5am, I work 12 hours, and I was in my calorie range for today. I get home and I'm starving. In the past this could be eating any possible left overs, well technically inhaling them while standing in front an open fridge. Or making something eat, still feeling "hungry" and making something else. This could add up to 100's of calories. The other alternative was literally to stop at a fast food joint on the way home and easily eat a days worth of calories after I'd probably already eaten 2000 for the day.

I came home I felt so hungry, I knew it was legitimate hunger as I had already had plenty of water. I only have 85 calories left for the day (since it's the end of mine)... I almost thought screw it, I can't have anything for 85 calories, then I found myself reasoning in my head... well you walked a mile today you had to burn a few calories, so you can eat more than that. On and on. 85 calories isn't even enough for one of my fiber one brownies (90 cals)... that would have even been fine. I am not going to go crazy about being 5 calories over. Then I decided I really wanted some string cheese, I didn't have any, but settled on two pieces of thin colby jack cheese that I did have. 80 calories for the whole thing, about to track it and head to bed.

I just have to say if it wasn't for Spark and you awesome people, I would be standing in front of the fridge right now inhaling anything I could get my hands on. I am so thankful to all of you! :D emoticon

Edit: And sorry to anyone who is tired of hearing about my night shift/12 hour shifts, I try and write it as if for someone who knows nothing about me... but if anyone has read more than just this one I didn't want you to think I was beating a dead horse LOL! :D ;)
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    So proud of you. You are awesome. I go over my tracking range A LOT. A nd by hundreds. Probably why I am the same weight I was 8 months ago. Ha! So good on you. You are doing a lot better than I am right now with tracking your cals and sticking to it. I am so very proud of you!
    3311 days ago
    Gd it, I'm so tired of hearing about your night shifts! Just kidding! I'm glad you stand in front of the fridge and cease inhale. My fridge is full of health food so I wouldn't get very far if I did that, I dunno bout you! Haha!
    3311 days ago
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    I have been there! it's so easy to reason with yourself and tell yourself "oh its not that bad" or "I will try again tomorrow" but then tomorrow never comes. Good for you!! Success is a bunch of small steps that add up to the finish line!
    3313 days ago
    You did awesome!

    Remember too - fruit and veggies are low cal options when you are stuck at the end of the day!

    I count from midnight to midnight for all my tracking days, that way I always have some leeway in the mornings coming off nights.

    Great job!!
    3313 days ago
    emoticon I too feel accountable to all my Spark Friends when I feel like bingeing. Glad you beat the fridge!
    3313 days ago
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    emoticon on staying strong

    sister lost 93 pounds by walking 15000 steps a day at age 63.

    i lost 44 pounds by giving up grain and sugary products

    3313 days ago
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    emoticon ~~ You kicked that fridge's butt!!!! You go girl!! emoticon
    3313 days ago
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