Thursday, May 30, 2013

Falling off the Bandwagon, and Getting Back on!

Yesterday I did something I haven't done in awhile...

I fell off the bandwagon. 

I had an un-planned cheat day - that consisted of me stuffing my face at my boyfriends house with cookies, Amish friendship bread, cookie salad and chocolate dipped pretzels until I was STUFFED. 

It was NOT a pretty sight. 

I knew I had the self control to not take any of his Mom's treats... 

(she was randomly baking up a STORM of the most delicious smelling things..)

But for some reason I gave in to temptation. 

Any fellow bloggers who food binge know that one cookie leads to just one more, which usually leads to a full on binge fest of stuffing your face without any regard to the consequences. 

A day where you food binge usually results in guilty feelings, and the mindset that the "whole day" is wasted so there is no point in fixing it - and eating healthy. 

I am a recovering food-aholic. Through my journey I have food binged less and less!

Until yesterday.... I couldn't even remember the last time I went crazy like that! 

There is nothing I can do now, except:

 Hop BACK on the bandwagon
 Remember why I started
Plan for success
Remember I need to fuel my body - not treat it like a trash can
Set Goals
& remember that it's going to be OK. 

Have you ever struggled with binge eating?

What do you do to steer clear of temptations?


  1. I just posted something very similar! I've had a bad week with food and exercise and I'm getting back on track TONIGHT! I love that quote "what you eat in private, you will wear in public." Oh so true!

    1. Glad to know I'm not the only one! :) Thanks for stopping by!!

  2. I have issues with binge eating on high stress days. Not pretty but like you said you can't beat yourself up you just have to move on! I must remember!

  3. I've had my share of days like that...not fun.

    Good for you for recognizing it and choosing not to dwell. We all have bad days but tomorrow will be better!

  4. I really love your blog and your tips :)
    I suffered from eating problem and still going through it, but I am much better than before. I think it is important to manage our stress wisely instead of going for food to "comfort" ourselves.

    P/s: I recently started blogging out fitness and wellness, etc. It means so much to me if you check my blog out <3

    1. I will definitley check out your blog!!! :) Thanks for stopping by!!!

  5. Hey! I nominated you for the "Liebster Award" There's instructions on my blog if you want to play along.

    Tiff @

    1. SOUNDS FUN!!! :) Thanks for the nomination I will def check that out!! :)

  6. Hey Dani! I also nominated you for the Liebster Award! It's just a fun little way to recognize some of our favorite bloggers. Happy Friday!

    Go to for more details!

    1. FUN fun fun :) I will definitely check that out!! xoxo