As some of you may know, I started back on Weight Watchers 11 days ago and I’ve been doing really well. That is, until today. Have you ever eaten so healthy for so long (in this case, 11 days is “so long”) that you just completely fall off the wagon? That just happened to me.
Thursday (today) is my weigh-in day. Even though I have actually lost .2 ounces since my last weigh in, I was still 2 pounds heavier today than I was yesterday. Yes, weight loss is a journey. Yes, I ate well yesterday. Yes, I’m sure it’s just water weight. Or a fluke. Or maybe I need to take the World’s greatest poo. (Actually, I definitely do. You’re welcome.) And no, I don’t think I’m fat. But those 2 lbs, no matter how temporary, make me feel like I’ve failed. Couple that with the fact that I’ve been eating healthy and working out for 11 days, and something’s gonna give.
Peeps, mini-Cadbury eggs, and M&Ms at Breakfast happened:
Cheeseburger sliders and fries at Lunch happened:
Leftover donuts in the kitchen after Lunch happened:
You can’t make a heart-shaped donut, fill it with Bavarian Creme, frost it in cute reds and pinks and not expect me to take it. Now I understand why they are taking toys out of Happy Meals. Because of suckers like me.
We do look cute together…
I can’t say I’m feeling good about any of this. I’ll feel even worse at home tonight. I usually try to make up for bad eating habits by overloading on exercise. Or not eating anything for dinner. Or sulking on the couch. Or eating even more.
This is just one day. Not a big deal. Tomorrow will be better. But it still sucks.
What motivates you to eat well again after you’ve fallen off the wagon?
(P.S. If you want to read a heart-felt post on emotional eating, check out Aarika’s blog. She’s crazy adorable and is looking for some motivation too.)