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Self-Sabotage Support

Dictionary definition of sabotage: treacherous action to defeat or hinder a cause or an endeavor; deliberate subversion. This is a group for all self-sabotagers to look for support during a crisis... or just share ideas.

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Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2013

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Motivational Quotes that may help... (found on various sites and from my quote of the day email; new quotes added to the top)

Started by Trish. Last reply by Kirsten Aug 17, 2011. 1 Reply

"Opportunity is something more people would recognize if it didn't come disuised as hard work." -Author Unknown"It's not what you do once in a while; it's what you do day in and day out that makes…Continue

What can I do instead?

Started by Trish. Last reply by Mila Jul 10, 2011. 4 Replies

Thought I'd start a list of things to do instead of eat... especially when you have to be in the kitchen... everyone add to it... maybe together we can come up with some great ideas! 1. Alternate…Continue

lent is already sabotaged, and it's only day five

Started by Crystal Stoneman. Last reply by Trish Feb 25, 2010. 1 Reply

so i gave up sweets for lent and yesterday i ate vanilla frozen yogurt, bread pudding and drank two white russians with chocolate liquer added in... yummy! but not what i wanted... how do i resist?…Continue

It's 9am and I already want a cookie...

Started by Trish. Last reply by Crystal Stoneman Feb 19, 2010. 4 Replies

... I'm procrastinating... which in this case is a good thing... I signed up for this Quote of the Day email from Arina and here's today's quote:"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have…Continue

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Comment by Trish on February 15, 2010 at 1:22pm
I got off the couch once to get a piece of gum... it helped tons... now I've hidden (from the kids) a pack in the tv room so I can get it without going to the kitchen. While I did avoid the cookies at 11:00... the reason that I wanted them so bad is because I had about 6 an hour before that with my ice cream. I suppose there is a small victory here.... I counted all the points and I didn't go back for more...
Comment by Jessica on February 15, 2010 at 3:00pm
Did anyone watch " Ruby" last night? I got sucked into it and it was pretty good! I realized a few things about myself and will be applying as such. I now have a calendar marked with my weekly goal weight. If I succeed, I can be 150 lbs BEFORE my 31st birthday! Kinda frightening, but I'm really sick and tired of being like " Oh well, maybe next year..."
Comment by Trish on February 16, 2010 at 11:43am
What is Ruby???
Comment by Trish on February 16, 2010 at 12:03pm
Nevermind... I think I figured it out... I don't know if I get this show... but I'm going to check out the website...
Comment by Trish on February 16, 2010 at 12:43pm
Jessica: Okay just to confirm... was it the season 3 episode 1 you're talking about... it's available on the US itunes site... not even sure if I can get it (here in Canada) but if I can I don't want to get the wrong one...
Comment by Jessica on February 17, 2010 at 9:05am
I'm not sure...It was on Style. I THINK it was the first episode of a new season...She has a visit with a new therapist and they use the 12 step program to relate to overeating/ bingeing.( we have DISH, so I don't know how that translates to your neck of the woods...)
Comment by Jessica on February 17, 2010 at 10:45am
What about her childhood?! She keeps saying that she doesn't remember anything before 13. ( Didn't see Oprah. They don't have it on our local affiliate anymore)
Comment by Trish on February 18, 2010 at 1:08am
Oh... I think I saw her on Oprah... except I had no idea who she was b/c we don't get her show...

So I was eating the cookies in the pantry and I wanted to finish them off... while I was eating them I opened up this site and it gave me the strength to choose a piece of gum instead... so thanks... I think I only used 6 extra points today (all at that momment) so thanks guys!!
Comment by Lynette S on February 18, 2010 at 10:25am
@ Christine - I totally do that, then you get even more bummed out, I have really made an effort not to get on the scale between set weigh days, cause then I start obsessing.
@Trish - Great job on picking up the gum instead of the cookies!
Comment by Erin P. on February 18, 2010 at 2:26pm
I will probably make lifetime tonight with WW. And I am sitting here trying to help myself be excited and proud. Instead I just have strangely negative feelings. And I KNOW that is not a good thing. I need to take this accomplishment and not kill it. I need to enjoy it and continue to lose the next 9 pounds I want to lose. And when I get there, I need to be stronger than I've ever been.
After WW, I am going out to buy myself new clothes. Something sexy and fun. I am going to take as long as I need to find something I really like. Perhaps I will take a picture tomorrow night to post it.
I keep checking in here just to stay out of my kitchen and keep myself sane. Food seems horribly obsessive to me this week. Worse than it has been through all of my 10 months of losing the 53 pounds.
And by the way, I hate stepping on the scale in the morning and seeing crappy numbers. Sets me off totally. And I WISH it didn't!!!!!!!!!!! I KNOW this is a process that has ups and downs, and they are both okay and needed.
Oh well.
Hope you are all well.

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