Friday, May 06, 2011

where did my self control go

This week has been horrible.  I have had grand plans everyday to be totally perfect with my eating.  But then something happens and it all goes to pot.  I guess my first problem is expecting and planning for perfection.  Life is NOT perfect.  Life this week came in the guise of donuts being brought to us by customers...not once...but TWICE.   Yeah, I indulged.  Life this week came in the guise of a mandatory training after work in which they provided us with pizza and cookies and only provided regular soda and nothing diet.  Yeah, I indulged. Life this week came with evenings at home alone where I just ate without conscience thought.    Life this week came with every morning my husband asking for breakfast foods such as pancakes, waffles, two breakfasts out.  I had grand plans but I just failed.  Life. 

So life today is starting out differently.  I woke up and was so tempted to not pack my lunch and join my co-workers on our weekly Friday order out food for lunch fun.  I didn't though. I packed my lunch.  A nice healthy lunch of summer salad  and fruit.    I got to the parking lot and was sitting waiting for my co-worker to come inside.  I was playing around on my cell phone and talking to a friend (also a customer where I work) and she heard taht I was woring early and she offered to go pick up donuts for us.  Ohhh I was so tempted. I could taste the warm (yeah, they would still be warm most likely) glaze on my tongue.  But I gathered my self control and regretfully declined the offer.  Yay me.

8 comments:

OurGangof7 said...

Oh you did so well,,,,donuts would have been my downfall for the day lol

timothy said...

wow my post is basically a mirror to yours and i did have the darn donuts! gorram it! lolol we can do this! (we have to)

Ms. M said...

Life happens. Life this week for me has meant camping on the sofa & eating whatever Mr. Husband or Non-Daughter has brought to me. How can I complain when they are being nice enough to bring me food?

I would've crumbed at the donuts... proud of you for turning them down.

One thing I've been focusing on (that might help you) is this: one bite, one meal, one snack at a time... I have the ability to make a healthy decision to fuel my body. Perfection isn't gonna happen... but if the healthy decisions outweigh the less than healthy I figure that's progress.

Hope you have a great weekend!

Hallie said...

Man. Life came at you hard this week. Isn't it amazing how much crappy food people force upon each other? By the way, I enjoy french toast and waffles often for breakfast, but they are whole-grain frozen waffles, or the french toast is made with egg whites or egg substitute, and instead of butter and sugar they are topped with low-fat ricotta, nuts, and berries, with just a swish of unnecessary syrup. Frozen berries work well too, just heat them in the microwave.

Next week, for your revenge, take in your healthy salads and fresh fruit and eat it in front of those pizza and soda and donut-eating fiends. Make them really feel the guilt and the oil in their pores! Evil laugh!!

bbubblyb said...

Yea you!!! It is tough to pass on stuff that's for sure. Way to go on being strong.

A Place to be Me said...

We all slip up and we have to indulge sometimes or we won't stick to it! Don't be too hard on yourself you have come so far already!

Tanya said...

Life happens. Stress happens. I gave in to a bunch of junk yesterday to include chocolate, a latte, pizza, and overate. Hopefully both of us will urge temptation from now on, but once in awhile a treat won't hurt us...........will it? Keep up the great work. Keep blogging. You know I love ya, girl! :)

Shelley said...

Hang in there, Mary Fran...I think a lot of us are struggling a bit, but we'll get through!