Monday, January 18, 2010

Some things are common sense

Well then if it's common sense why is it so hard to do? I have been noticing that my calories want to creep up to 1400 every day rather than stay at the nice little number of 1200 that I arbitrarily pulled from thin air.

So why don't I use common sense and just raise my daily count to 1400? Well I've decided to do just that. Instead of feeling that I have blown it when I go over 1200 calories I will just raise it to 1400. That seems to be what my body needs.

So much of dieting happens in the head. If I tell myself I can go to 1400 calories then I wont get that defeated feeling. Its dumb anyway to feel like Im blowing it over 200 calories extra a day! Why do we do this stuff to ourselves. I mean, I'm a seasoned dieter so why fall prey to such mind trips? It just aggravates me!


  1. Good for you!

    I've been watching my calories in the mornings and afternoons, but I slack off in the evenings.
    I'm still eating less, but I'm trying not to be too hard on myself. The scale just might scold me though.

  2. "So much of dieting happens in the head."

    Very true.

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