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Badjenetix68 posted:
Thats how I started, always start this. I have been sick w/a cold for 3days which goes hand in hand w/ not eating well. Today it will be more of the same, toast/English muffin and can of high sodium soup, my obstacles don't change, I will not eat food that doesn't please me with it's taste, I don't have the energy to cook when I'm sick aNd certainly dont have the energy or funds to waste (throw out food) food by "starting" over and buying "better" foods when get well. What's a woman to do?
irisheyes213 responded:
Hope you are feeling better soon. One mantra that I have had to adopt, especially when I am not feeling well, is just make the best choice I can at this moment. So when you aren't feeling well, grabbing the soup is better than grabbing mickey D's ya know.

My best suggestion about what to do about the food on hand is just to track what you are eating using either a notepad, online journal such as fitday, or just the daily planner here at webmd. Try to add fruits and veggies where you can but there is no reason to overhaul your food choices completely in the beginning. You can track your calories and get the same benefit. Hopefully as you go forward on your journey you will find a way to make your food budget stretch to fit in some foods that you feel are healthier than the ones that you are currently eating.

Hang in there. You CAN do this!
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of. ~Christy Borgeld
Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
I agree with Deb--you just need to make the best decision you can at the moment. A baby doesn't learn to walk instantly, and we can't have perfect eating and exercise habits the moment we want them.

I also don't feel it helps to beat yourself up over it. Commit to making better choices when you're feeling better, and keep your resolve steady.

Hope you feel better soon,

Pounds off since December 2009= 35lbs. At this rate, it will be years until I reach goal, so I hope you don't mind having me around for a spell.

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