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Goodbye April!

So looking forward to my meeting tomorrow night but not because I had a great week and I’m excited to see that on the scale. 

No, no. The scale has been teaching me weigh in after weigh in that my great week is great if I think it’s great. A number cannot say “great job!” And let me tell you, it hasn’t been!!

I’m the one who determines whether or not I had a great week.

Truth is, I haven’t had a great week and a half. I couldn’t go to the meeting last week and losing that accountability contributed to me losing focus and as you know, losing focus can be a slippery slide into giving up. I didn’t plan well on Wednesday which is the first day of my new week and wasted most of my 35 weeklies because of it. Mini bars and crunchy snacks may only be 2 points (per serving) and they may be a  great addition to a meal but 2+2 doesn’t always equal 4 with WW and a mini bar and crunchy snack feast may please the taste buds but not the body...how is it possible I’m hungry after eating 4 mini bars!?  I will not make that mistake again. 

Fortunately I quit quitting a long time ago and my constant snacking on Wednesday is not going to make me quit. I woke up Thursday and I planned my meals. Spoiler alert, that actually works. 

That doesn’t mean I don’t WANT to quit but the reasons WHY I’m a Weight Watcher far exceed the reasons I want to quit. I have a million reasons I want to be here, eat well and move more and I have 1 reason why I want to quit. 

The scale.

Just saying that makes me chuckle at myself. 

REALLY, Tiff? REALLY!? 

Everything I’m gaining through WW and I want to quit because I’m not losing enough weight? Silly me. 

So while I’m not sure what tomorrow’s check in will look like I am sure I’ll be happy to be surrounded by people who “get it” and I’ll be happy for the reset. I’m stronger today than I was yesterday and I’m going to keep going because I have so much more to gain.

Looking forward to MORE in May.

More strength.
More self love.
More compassion.
More running miles.
More knowledge.
More laughter. 
More growth. 

-t

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