Window of opportunity during a bad month
So, for some reason I'm feeling in a good mood now. First time in about 3 weeks I haven't felt honestly depressed so I figure I should use this little two hour window to write something up.
I know what started the downhill spiral, had some ... Read more
Easy weekend. Scale agrees. Now what?
So I had a recent backslide with binging. Then last weekend I fought down the urge and didn't binge at all. Then this weekend, I was never even tempted to. It was awesome. I'm feeling great, mentally at the right place with my eating, and the sc... Read more
Survived a tough weekend
So after two bad weekends with both overeating in social settings and closet binging, I finally got my eating monster wrestled back in its cage. This weekend was frustrating for other reasons than normal little weekend vacations, it wasn't an ov... Read more
Back to Back bad weekends
I don't mind making mistakes. I really don't. It's when I don't learn from these mistakes that I get frustrated with myself. I went home for the weekend to see a friend who had a week of leave from the Marines and had one night that was eerily s... Read more
Lost a battle- Emotional binge
I lost a battle this weekend. That’s how I’m gonna have to think of this to keep myself from getting discouraged. I had been doing so well, as good as could be hoped while staying sane and enjoying a lot social events with friends which involved... Read more
Day 8- No more energy
I got up to work out again this morning which I’m really proud of. 4:30 am is freaking early after a 13.5 hr work shift and then pizza with friends afterwards. Only had the fitness center to go to, biggest weights they had were 50lb dumbbells. D... Read more
Day 7- Preperation for nothing
Today’s whole mindset involved me making room for meeting up with a group of friends this evening who love baking treats for get-togethers. I think every time we’ve done something it’s involved cupcakes, cookies, cheese balls, ect.
With tha... Read more
Day 6- Oops... Mexican
So I don’t know if many people read these at all. They’re definitely not the most entertaining blogs, but writing some thoughts down at the end of the day is nice to keep me conscious of my decisions, and also to not overly freak out about what ... Read more
Day 5- second trip
So my second business trip started today as my plane took off at 6am. Oofdah. I tried some overnight oats (.5 cup greek yogurt, .25 cup oats and milk, bunch of chopped fruit) It was absolutely delicious and easy to grab and be out the door since... Read more
Fishing this weekend, I've earned it
Going on a fishing trip this weekend. I feel I've earned the burgers, beers, and snacks on the boat.
This week, I got 3 good lifts in at 5:30 am before work Mon, Wed, and Fri. I also ran on Sunday, did 3 hours of combined striking and Braz... Read more
Traveling review and looking forward
So I got back from my first business trip and while the pressure was on with continuing to eat right, I feel I did very good. Best of all, I learned that it really wouldn't be that hard to enjoy good food and stick in my calorie ranges. The only... Read more
Day 4- Flight home
Just left the office early because I got up at 3:30 this morning to catch my flight back. I think this whole trip really went well and most importantly, I learned that this is going to be very doable, even with a few mistakes in there. I’m curio... Read more
Day 3- got a workout in
Sorry the last one was so hectic. I didn’t have my thoughts in order the following day and rushed it. Plus I was still just upset at the crappy meal and how my wine glass kept getting refilled on me. Being my first trip, I wasn’t comfortable say... Read more
Day 2- Buisness traveling role model
So I'm typing this up the next day because we got back to the hotel late after dinner. The day was going so phenominal, until dinner. Not the worst thing that could happen there, but I really didn't enjoy it.
First things first tho, I began... Read more
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First daytraveling for work
So with my summer co-op, it seems I'll have the opportunity to travel on business trips quite a bit. This seems awesome to me as it presents opportunists to learn a lot of different aspects of engineering, make good overtime money, and also eat ... Read more