Friday, April 28, 2017

April 28th, 2017 A Win

April 28th, 2017 A Win

Today: I maintained the integrity of my maintenance calorie budget, I remained refined sugar-free, I exceeded my daily water goal, and I stayed well connected with super support. That's a win!

A midday location broadcast until 1pm made for a late lunch--and I wasn't prepared. I normally keep a package of almonds or an apple handy, but not today. It wasn't a big deal, but it was a small circumstance when I started feeling hungry and the offers of free food keep coming. I picked up my phone and shared the circumstance with support contacts, reminded myself that lunch wasn't too far away, and I headed straight to my "plan approved" favorite Mexican restaurant immediately after the broadcast.

I didn't feel too much at risk because the items being offered would have required a complete jump off the wagon, over the cliff, and onto the canyon floor below. But with that written, I do know for a fact if the right combination of elements came together, I'd make that leap. Being prepared with a plan was/is/always will be my greatest defense. I can limp forward with a couple of out of sync plan elements, like a delayed lunch, but Lord have mercy if I ever assemble the "right" combination. 

I visited with mom a little while before going back to work tonight to wrap up some production I wasn't able to finish earlier today. I'm hoping we dodge the weather we're expecting overnight.

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Thank you for reading and your continued support,
Strength,
Sean

2 comments:

  1. Still faithfully reading your daily blogs. You did a good job of avoiding the bullet of that combination foods that are known to break the "bands" that hold our plan togather!

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  2. Have you ever read Dr. Judith Beck's book "The Beck Diet Solution"? If not, I highly recommend. One of the exercises is on practicing hunger tolerance by purposely skipping a meal. You learn that you CAN skip a meal without it becoming a disaster. Having that knowledge has saved me on a few occasions. Good job on handling the situation. Keep up the good work.

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