Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Getting Back On Track Secrets

Slip-ups are inevitable. What is the best way to get on track when things do not go according to plan?

See Another Category:
go
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.

68

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

NEVER give up!!!

One of the biggest things that has helped me stick with Spark People for 2+ years now, is that I made a commitment to myself that no matter how successful (or unsuccessful) I felt, and no matter how far I "fell off the wagon", I was NOT going to give up!!

- Submitted by DEBORAHMM1 3/26/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 5 Comments

74

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Start again IMMEDIATELY

If you are going somewhere and find yourself traveling in the wrong direction, you do not continue in that direction......as soon as possible, you turn around and get back on the correct road. Try to treat slip-ups like that. Avoid the 'I've already blown it' thinking,

- Submitted by PEDAL-PUSHER 3/26/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 6 Comments

40

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Picture Diary

It's not that hard anymore for me. I just bring out old pics of me weighing in at 545 lbs and look where I'm at now, 297 and remember how it FELT to be such a huge person. That's how it's easy for me to get back on track again !

- Submitted by RAVEN2FEATHERS 3/26/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 5 Comments

24

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Off day on days

So you have (slightly) overeaten. You don't gain four pounds all of the sudden. So what happened happened and go for it again and don't be too surprised if you have lost a couple of pounds because of your 'terrible misstep'. Go for it! Goodluck and together we will make it!

- Submitted by COLOURFULME 3/26/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 0 Comments

67

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Taking Responsibility

The one thing that has kept me on track is to take responsibility for all my choices, not to blame others or even myself for the choice, and not to make excuses. The choice and ultimate outcome is totally my responsibility. It all comes down to what I choose to do. The choice is mine.

- Submitted by LHLADY517 3/25/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 3 Comments

48

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Don't Wait to Get Back on Track

Too often we play the game of I start again tomorrow, Monday or next week. The secret is stop doing the negative as soon as you can don't wait. If it means throwing out that last bite, cookie or whatever the case maybe do it. Start now making right choices.

- Submitted by MOMFAN 3/25/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 5 Comments

62

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Forgive yourself

Forgive yourself and talk to your self gently. Negative self talk will only negate all of the positive momentum that you have given yourself. emoticon

- Submitted by POOHBEAR0903 3/25/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 3 Comments

42

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Success stories

I read success stories and blogs just to get psyched up, the Just get right back tracking food. Once that is back on track add a small goal....and another....just like in the beginning.

- Submitted by RNSHARON 3/25/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 1 Comment

70

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Go back to the basics

When I fell into a slump, it really helped me a lot to just go back to the basics. I started out again with small goals, do-able workouts, and tracking what I ate at least a few days a week. I am getting back into doing it all on a daily basis. Just do it the best you can ONE DAY AT A TIME.

- Submitted by THERESEMB1 3/25/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 2 Comments

25

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Be Prepared

It's going to happen so be prepared. Have some yummy healthy meals in the freezer waiting for you to slip up. Then when you do, you will know just what to eat for the next day or two after the slip. Make an exercise plan too.

- Submitted by UUCEEJAY 3/25/2010 in Getting Back On Track | 1 Comment
Page: (95 total)  
           RSS Feed: Getting Back On Track Secrets RSS Feed