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Through failure we learn to succeed! This is a blog about fighting back. It's about picking yourself up off the floor, dusting yourself off, and getting right back in there. It's about holding yourself accountable, having the right mindset, and learning to live a healthy lifestyle.

I have failed more times than I can count. I've reached a point in my life where I've decided that giving up is no longer an option. I've decided to devote 360 days toward my health and well being in the hopes that I can turn my life around.

Join me as I take the journey and try to stay on the path. Learn from me through my successes and failures, and help me learn from you. As one blog I am weak, but as a community we are very strong. Let's Succeed Together!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Day #106 - Fighting the Temptations

Today was all about fighting temptations.  The facility I work at had a celebration breakfast for everyone.  I showed up at work to all sorts of delicious breakfast food setup in the break room.  I Love breakfast food!  Sausage, bagels, omelets loaded with cheese and meat, I love them all.  It was very tempting to get something, but I managed to pass on all the food.

Unfortunately that was not the end of my temptations today.  After the breakfast celebration the catering group left behind all the food that wasn't eaten.  That included a big tray of bagels, muffins, and another whole tray of sausages.  I can tell you that every time I walked past that break room I thought about getting me something... just a little something. 

I made it through the whole day and got home to hear Mrs. FogDog talking about her cravings for chocolate... specifically German chocolate cake!  Fortunately there isn't a store around here that makes a real good German chocolate cake, so we shrugged our shoulders and moved on.

I got my water in and stuck to my plan all day long.  At dinner we had ham and cabbage and I probably ate a little more than I should.  Who am I kidding?  I ate my normal serving and then had a second helping.  If that's the worst thing that happens to me this week I'll consider it a good one.

Day 106 done... on to day 107.

Stay Strong!
 

5 comments:

  1. I've heard that will power is like a muscle - using it regularly makes it stronger, but also in the short term it gets fatigued. So you spend all day resisting one thing, then when something different comes along hours later your will power muscles is exhausted for the day. I think you did great!

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  2. As you say, if extra ham & cabbage was all there was to it, that's terrific!!!
    Last night I made a chocolate sheet cake for my dad's 86th BD & I DIDN'T EVEN LICK THE BOWLS!!!

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  3. Great job Dude! I had the same experience at my work just last week. They had a vendor setup as soon as we walked in the door handing out cinnamon muffins and coffee. I had to walk past this person not only when I walked in but also when I went to the printer, the bathroom, the break room, everywhere. Then after her stay was done there was a HUGE platter of muffins left for anyone to take. Some how I made it also but I'm not gonna lie, the day was filled with thoughts of me attacking that tray like a rabid wolf.
    Also I find it humorous that we have a wellness plan tied to our health care plan at work that kind of gives us incentives to eat right and exercise and here the company hits us in the face with temptation as soon as we walk in the door. Not only that but they are constantly bringing in food trucks to cater for lunch and let me tell you, trying to walk for exercise while smelling food cooking in a food truck is one of the hardest things I have ever done.
    Keep up the great work Dude!

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  4. Great job Dude! I had the same experience at my work just last week. They had a vendor setup as soon as we walked in the door handing out cinnamon muffins and coffee. I had to walk past this person not only when I walked in but also when I went to the printer, the bathroom, the break room, everywhere. Then after her stay was done there was a HUGE platter of muffins left for anyone to take. Some how I made it also but I'm not gonna lie, the day was filled with thoughts of me attacking that tray like a rabid wolf.
    Also I find it humorous that we have a wellness plan tied to our health care plan at work that kind of gives us incentives to eat right and exercise and here the company hits us in the face with temptation as soon as we walk in the door. Not only that but they are constantly bringing in food trucks to cater for lunch and let me tell you, trying to walk for exercise while smelling food cooking in a food truck is one of the hardest things I have ever done.
    Keep up the great work Dude!

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  5. Temptations is something that we don't have choice and must deal with... you did great! I stay away from places that would have temptations like I don't walk n the bakery section of the store. If I was working where you are, Monday I would have stay as far away from the break room as possible. If I don't see the food, I just don't crave for it, it goes as far as not looking at picture of food.

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