The power of making the right choice. - Weight Loss NHS

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The power of making the right choice.

Stevo5585
Stevo55857lbs
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Feeling a little bit proud of myself, let me explain....

Today I had to go and find our next location, basically a dot on the map in the middle of the desert. Normally the oil company maps are very accurate, but this time they hadn't been updated so I kind of knew generally where the location was, but not exactly how to get there.

So, off I went, full tank of gas, check, sat phone, check, hunger building, check. I had to leave at 10:30 and knew I was going to miss my lunch, oh well. Found the new location after a bit of back tracking and sheer luck guesswork, worked up a sweat checking it all out, then knowing exactly where I was I came back a different route, much shorter and quicker.

That route also went past a motorway service station, with a Hardees burger joint! I pulled in and parked right in front of it. Straight in front of me through the bug splattered windscreen were images of thick creamy milkshakes, golden crunchy fries, succulent burgers oozing cheese down sesame toasted buns. Mouth wateringly enticing, I've put up with mediocre food for the last 4 weeks, why not I thought, I deserve it.

But in the back of my mind I knew if I went in I would go mad and order one of everything, so I made a choice. I went into the store next door, bought a couple of packs of dried fruit, a can of nuts and a bottle of hot sauce to take back to camp. Then I got back in my pick up truck and drove.

The power of making good choices and avoiding temptation are what's going to make me succeed in my goal.

So, feeling good about myself right now, hope you guys and gals are having a good weekend.

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morelessAdministrator

Woohoo, Stevo! Well done you! That's willpower 101!!! :)

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allycan
allycan1 stone

well done! That's the way to be! you're a role model!😁 enjoy those snacks knowing you made the right choice!😉

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Caz28
Caz287lbs

Wow, such willpower, well done!

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lathe
lathe3st 7lbs

Boy that shows true dedication keep up the good work, you really are on the right track with your sat-nav xx

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LouTrev

That's brill, "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" lol!

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Fran182716

That's some willpower you've got there! Hope you did at least enjoy your next meal 😀

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Ceals
Ceals3 stone

Magnificent Stevo5585 you must be glowing with pride and grinning from ear to Ear! Well done

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ary88
ary887lbs

Hi Steve,Wow!dot on map,desert sounds exciting job,and congrats on taking the heathier route and not the habitual one!hope you had a great feeling of achievement, using the brain ect towards a weight loss achievement and feeling greeatt☕😊

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Debs2510

Hi Steve, you should certainly be proud of yourself. Well done on having such will power and picking the healthy option :)

Debs

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SukiV

You should feel good about yourself Steve that is a big achievement. It would have been so easy to just not even think about it and go into the burger place. But you stuck at it. Brilliant you will be glad you did at the next weigh in.

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Jaybron10
Jaybron101 stone

Bloody hell! Well done- u should feel very proud of yourself indeed! Way to go

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Diana
DianaMaintainer

Fab will power, mind over matter

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Ruth_canal_runner
Ruth_canal_runnerRestart Dec 2019

Really good! This is how I feel the day after not overdoing the cider etc. It's totally worth making better choices for that feeling of control you get the next day. Enjoy the hot sauce :)

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Stevo5585

Thanks for the thoughts everyone, finished the day just 20 calories short of target instead of a potential thousands over.

The hot sauce was a little more 'hot' than I was expecting but jazzed up the chicken nicely.

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suige
suigeMaintainer

May be the feeling you got by making the right choice is a lesson for us all. Well done

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