I prepared a simple yet yummy meal: BBQ steak, mushrooms and onions, baked potatoes and warm garlic bread. The kids were all excited! While I was getting the food on the table my friend opened red wine and served two glasses, one for her and one for me. I've been doing great lately and I thought why not. I had one glass, then two. Dinner was fine for me, I had a small serving of steak, veggies and made a small sweet potatoe (no bread for me). Then we retired to the family room and I had another glass of wine.
Now the regretful part of the evening was that I had the wine but at this stage I hadn't gone over my calories. I also worked out really hard so I didn't get too down on myself. My company left, son now is bed and I get the ... dreaded munchies. With the wine consumed my will power was non existent. I had some snacks (I won't go through the gory details), suffice to say I went over my calories by about 900! Stupid, stupid, stupid. I didn't feel this way until this morning when I woke and realized what I had done (plus I felt like crap physically).
I'm back on track today, no problem. This will be a faded memory in a short while but it served to teach me that my nemesis is the wine (or alcohol) - not because I get drunk but I had enough that my decision making is very poor. So lesson learned, tattooed on my brain. I debated whether I should write and confess. I was going to just put a quick "howdy do" note up but then I thought it was important to be honest with myself and you all.
So in summary lessons learned...
- Get rid of all the really bad junky food in the house (Done)
- Abstain from drinking alcohol while trying to lose weight (will try my hardest)
- Always be honest and open (demonstrated by this post I hope)
- Remember, one bite, one decision and one drink, bad decision ...
So off for a long workout, I need to punish myself physically.
Be happy (I feel better now)...
Updated: A 3 mile walk earlier today, 2 Shred sessions and power walking with weights on the treadmill...my butt kick for my indiscretion is complete...!