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Which Day Is Hardest For You to Stay on Track?

The weekend can wreak havoc on a healthy lifestyle. For others, it's a lot harder to keep on track during the week with work dinners, lunches, and no time for anything but fast food. Me, I have the hardest time staying on track on Fridays. I often skip out on going to the gym, and it's always been tradition in my family that we eat pizza and watch a movie.

Which day do you find is hardest for you to stay on track?

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lilCROAT03 lilCROAT03 7 years
for some reason sundays have always been my 'fat day'. idk why. it's like the international day of 'stop what you usually do'... so i do!
herfallingstar herfallingstar 7 years
Weekdays are normally all right. I only work 3 shifts 3 days a week, so I'm home alone away from my parents (who are at work). Saturdays I'm out all day with friends, and I don't normally eat too much. Though every now and then I treat myself to a fish burger. But sundays I'm home with my parents, and my eating is always a lot worse when I'm around them. But my exercise (weekdsays) is always east to keep on track with
herfallingstar herfallingstar 7 years
Weekdays are normally all right. I only work 3 shifts 3 days a week, so I'm home alone away from my parents (who are at work).Saturdays I'm out all day with friends, and I don't normally eat too much. Though every now and then I treat myself to a fish burger.But sundays I'm home with my parents, and my eating is always a lot worse when I'm around them.But my exercise (weekdsays) is always east to keep on track with
sparklestar sparklestar 7 years
The weekend! Or anytime where we have a get together with friends... like tonight... Wagamamas (japanese food, unhealthy) followed by drinks followed by sweeties and chocolate brownie. We're celebrating two birthdays together though so I'm ALLOWED a little indulgence. ;p
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 7 years
Friday because the snacks are flowing at work and it's relatively slow so boredom eating really is a pain...also I go to Disneyland with my boyfriend every friday after work, so it's tough not to eat there (I'm really good at not eating at Disneyland, though)
lizs lizs 8 years
Monday is the worst for me because work is soooo draining! Everyone comes to me with so many problems and "urgent" projects that I just want to go home and crash rather than hitting the gym or the trail. I try to convince myself to go out and burn off my stress, but I lose that battle to the couch nap about 50% of the time.
sepiaraven sepiaraven 8 years
Sunday. Roast dinner including seconds, pudding, then I slob out all evening.
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 8 years
I like to drink Friday nights, if I'm not too tired from baby and work and keeping the house together.. But Saturdays are usually the hardest being around my husband.I mess up sometimes on Sundays.. but rarely since that is my 'start-over' day.. And if I mess up Sunday then I use Monday as my 'start-over' day. Last weekend I did really well though! I've been detoxing for the past week so that always helps.
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 8 years
I like to drink Friday nights, if I'm not too tired from baby and work and keeping the house together.. But Saturdays are usually the hardest being around my husband. I mess up sometimes on Sundays.. but rarely since that is my 'start-over' day.. And if I mess up Sunday then I use Monday as my 'start-over' day. Last weekend I did really well though! I've been detoxing for the past week so that always helps.
nals33 nals33 8 years
Fridays are definitely my "do whatever, crash on the couch, eat late at night" days. I work 6a-3p the majority of the week so by the time Friday rolls around, I'm too tired to hit the gym let alone cook. So, I make sure I hit the gym hard Monday-Thursday and eat healthy during the week.. Saturdays &Sundays are pretty hard too..except for no matter how hard my sister &I try, we always end up having one meal a day...
MandeeLei MandeeLei 8 years
I work 11am-5pm most Saturdays so I work all day and when I get off the last thing I want to do is work out [usually] So I usually skip working out on that day because of how tired I am. We are normally swamped here on Saturdays. And it's also "date night" for the husband and I.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
sundays are usually the hardest for me because i'm running errands with my family and being lazy in general. there were a few weeks there that i was really staying on track - but not so much anymore. i guess i'm down to a 6x a week plan..but that's better than nothing right? :)
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 8 years
Sunday is usually the worst. Saturdays, I get up early and run with my group (anywhere from 6-10 miles right now), so I'm motivated to eat well the rest of the day, even if I go out and have a couple of drinks.But Sunday comes, and its time to lounge around with the bf, watch baseball in the afternoon, and go our for our favorite breakfast - some good ol' country biscuits and gravy. (Not all the time, but the craving does hit me occasionally.)
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 8 years
Sunday is usually the worst. Saturdays, I get up early and run with my group (anywhere from 6-10 miles right now), so I'm motivated to eat well the rest of the day, even if I go out and have a couple of drinks. But Sunday comes, and its time to lounge around with the bf, watch baseball in the afternoon, and go our for our favorite breakfast - some good ol' country biscuits and gravy. (Not all the time, but the craving does hit me occasionally.)
crazylovevbug crazylovevbug 8 years
fridays are hardest because that's when my family goes out to eat most of the time.
FoxyJo FoxyJo 8 years
Weekends period! But mainly Saturday...that is the day that I will most likely have a drink and greasy foods BUT being bad on the weekends definitely gives me a push to get my booty to the gym during the week! (Well at least that's what makes me feel better about myself ;) )
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
Friday are my day off, so I'm allowed to be bad and skip the gym. ^_^ They day I struggle with the most is Tuesday. It's just my 3 miler... so I don't have the fun of running it super fast or the focus of doing a longer run.
amyerin amyerin 8 years
On Fris I usually treat myself at work to a lunch out, and I almost always am going out to dinner that night and having drinks with friends to celebrate the weekend! So difficult to be good :(
onlybrowncarbs onlybrowncarbs 8 years
Mondays, for me, because I am currently getting back into my marathon training. Sunday is my long run day where I am running between 10-20 miles and so on Mondays I always feel tired and hungrier. But I find that doing some yoga/stretching and swimming (i.e., muscles that I do NOT use to run) helps me stay focused and fit, and then if I make sure to eat proper recovery foods on Sundays that helps me out on Monday.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 8 years
Definitely Friday! Drinks after work, possibly dinner, possibly going out..... too many fun things to do to kick off the weekend. Can't bear the thought of being in the gym on a Friday afternoon!
nutmeg84 nutmeg84 8 years
weekends in general, but sunday is the worst. I always go to my parent's house for dinner, and my mom's cooking is way too good to say no. And there is always dessert! But it gives me motivation to get back on track on Mondays.
skigurl skigurl 8 years
friday definitely. i'm always on the go, often travelling after work for a weekend away, and if not, definitely don't make time for the gym - rather i'm at a patio grabbing drinks or having pizza and popcorn at home!
ash6635 ash6635 8 years
the weekend is when i usually splurge a little too much, and exercise a too little
nv27 nv27 8 years
Every day is tough. Weekdays its because I get home so late I dont feel like making dinner, Fridays I feel entitled to pizza, and the weekends I just dont want to spend in the kitchen.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
The weekends!Friday because I am usually going out and don't have time to make a good dinner.Adn Saturday and Sunday's because my bad influance boyfriend is around!
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