I ate cake again tonight after dinner. *sigh* I wasn’t too thrilled with myself, though not just because I ate cake, but more because I ate it (A) without knowing if I had the room in my calorie budget for it and (B) I ate it out of the cake box, standing at the counter and it left me very full and upset that I gave in to sweets when I know they are not the most helpful in a weight loss journey.
It wasn’t a huge piece of cake, but size doesn’t matter when it’s not something that I need at the moment. Eating out of the box is usually the first sign to walk away from it and I didn’t. I just gave in. Darn it.
My gut feeling is to be so vexed with myself. I knew better and I just let myself go without even stopping to think. *sigh*
I still need to read my Beck chapter for yesterday and today, but I decided to read blog updates first. I’m glad that I did. I’m serious when I say that weight loss blogging is like a continuous Weight Watchers meeting for me. I can hop on at any time and find the encourage, direction and words of wisdom I need to keep going.
Lindsay over at Prior Fat Girl was the one who brought the inspiration to me tonight. She shared a moment of vexation in her weight loss journey, but she wisely started off with this quote:
“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” ~ Frank A. Clark
Amen! :o) Reading about her vexation reminded me that we are all going to have rough moments in our weight loss journey. I tried to encourage her that she’s not alone in this and I was once again reminded that I will not give up. I will push for continuous effort and I know that will help me “unlock my potential” and reach my goals.
So much has already changed for the better in my life that I know I can succeed. It’s simply a matter of not giving up every time I give in.
Now I’m off to read my Beck chapters and get to bed. Have a good night and if you’ve read my double posting today, special thanks to you! It’s been a get-it-out kind of day in the weight loss world of My New Ending.