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Health Confessional: Share It and Move On

Confessing my health and fitness slip-ups to you makes me feel human again, especially after reading your confessions. I've got a new one to make . . .

Super Bowl Sunday might as well have been super food Sunday for me — and I'm not talking about the healthy variety. I went to a neighbor's house to watch the game and had the best intentions to keep the junk to a minimum. But as the marathon game went on, I kept reaching for the bad stuff and just couldn't stop.

The gooey mozzarella sticks had me at the first bite, and and I ventured onto countless saucy buffalo wings and pizza during half-time. I returned to the table multiple times during the second half for my fill of nachos and guacamole, chips and cheesy dip, and topped off the whole shebang with a big frosted cupcake. Needless to say, I had a wicked stomachache by the final whistle.

So there you have it, I've told you mine, now you tell me yours. Got anything you need to get off your chest? Share your health blunders below and I promise you'll feel better. We all are human, and we all make mistakes, and we all move on.


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Spectra Spectra 8 years
I watched the game, but I didn't indulge in snacks so much...I had a Spotted Cow (beer) and I didn't work out on Monday.
bchicgrl bchicgrl 8 years
I was actually proud of myself on sunday, we had chips and guac and meatballs out and I only a couple meatballs (normally would have devoured them) and about a handful of chips with the guac. Then we had burgers later and was really good with adding extra veggies to it. That was the first family thing I have done in a year where I didn't gorge.
Abreen Abreen 8 years
Drank about half my weight in beer and had a few chips with guac...needless to say, most of my calories came from alcohol! Skipped exercising yesterday 'cause was too hungover, but managed to eat 2 donuts for breakfast, chicken strips and fries for lunch, and split a medium pizza, salad and a slice of cake with the bf for dinner. Today's been cereal, Clif bar and banana, plus a Bar Method class. Back at it.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I didn't watch the game so no confessions here. :)
soccerkim soccerkim 8 years
Sunday: cheese plate, three glasses of wine, chocolate cake. also had chili con queso with chips on saturday AND sunday. It was GOOD though. :)
Jess8902 Jess8902 8 years
We had a huge snowstorm that knocked out power for 6 days from Tuesday and I didn't work out ONCE in those 6 days, citing the excuse that I couldn't since the treadmill didn't work! We ate pizza and alot of crap b/c it we had to cook over the fire and we live in the sticks so at least we didn't live on McDonalds. I also drank more alcohol than usual, but that was mostly because my parents stayed with us a few days and I needed it to stay sane!! Horrible I know. But now it's Monday and I'm back to running:) I feel better already!
Jess7 Jess7 8 years
This weekend was terrible for me, I don't even know what happened. I went to a candy store on saturday night where you can pick all different kinds of candy and then you pay by weight, and after eating my whole bag of chocolate in two days, I worked out that it was 900g! what?! AND I bought a 500g jar of peanut butter freakin two days ago and it's all gone too! Ah and then there were bits and bites during the superbowl.. And after eating well for so long :( But I guess it's off my chest and out of my system now, and I can start over, right..?
Ninabear218 Ninabear218 8 years
I guarantee i am the worst on this post!!! My boyfriend who is not a healthy eater at all insisted he wanted KFC on saturday and i gave in. I did eat there but felt horrible afterwards!! It did not stop there! I then ate a whole box of raisinets!!!!
bosworthfan bosworthfan 8 years
tlsgirl- I TOTALLY understand where you are coming from! I live in BR, so I LOVE to overindulge in King Cake also! For the superbowl my Dad does the "Superbowl of Snacks" so I went over there. I didn't do bad, I worked out a lot that morning and didn't eat much during the day so I had a deficit of calories going in. BUT...I had...two baked taquitas (frozen food), two jalepeno poppers, 1 small frozen hamburger, a few fries (like 5) and then a small bowl of ice cream. I guess I hate more than I thought. BUT... all I drank was water! So yay me for not adding any more calories!
sunshinepointe sunshinepointe 8 years
We ate pretty well but instead of buying premade stuff we made our own, moderately healthier versions. We made pizza bagel bites instead of getting pizza and used low fat cheese and mini bagels. We made queso with lean beef, extra salsa and onions and reduced fat cheese. We even made our own french onion dip and bought baked potato chips. So in essence we didn't eat "healthy" but we made better selections. I didn't gain a pound, in fact I lost a little so it totally paid off - AND I didn't feel deprived.
Jaxoo Jaxoo 8 years
I had some chinese food ( white rice + chicken and veggies ), fried pineapple with chopped almonds (both from my favorite chinese takeaway:) some sausages, cheese and eggs
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I wish that some of these cheats were mine, rather than the butter-laden cake I ate all weekend. When I fall off the wagon, I *really* fall off.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
I had cheese on my Subway yesterday!!! BAD ME! My bf was good and didn't even have ANY but I broke down!
Zuzanka Zuzanka 8 years
After reading one of yesterday's post I was craving dark chocolate, so I went and got one with the intention to only have one small piece every once in a while. Yeah, right..I ate the whole thing. But I don't feel that bad about it, because it was the Endangered Species one, so at least I helped the chimpanzees :))
missyd missyd 8 years
i had a bagel and cream cheese BOTH mornings of the weekend this past weekend (usually i treat myself one day a weekend). I also had a car buoy (lol) of wine on friday night, and thenon saturday i had a chocholate bar. Oh and yesterday i had a half a bag of skittles
Advah Advah 8 years
I've been waiting for this post! I was doing really well, and in the last week or so I've had about 2-3 dinners every day. I just can't stop eating. And I don't care if it's PMS, I still can't get in my jeans anymore. :(
wackdoodle wackdoodle 8 years
I did not my three meals and three snacks today. And Monday was cheat day and I completely missed it.
Antioxidant Antioxidant 8 years
Hahahah yeah, Lo Lo, that was my indulgence. Maybe I wouldn't have considered it one if I hadn't already been so full from a huge dinner. And I do live a little, but I've been so good lately. It's so easy to slip off the bandwagon.
Smilesp Smilesp 8 years
I ate a bag of frosted animal cookies in 2 days...along with a lot of fries and other bad stuff. I don't regret the cookies though. I was PMSing and they were just what I wanted.
angelina8023 angelina8023 8 years
I had nachos, chicken strips, french fries, 2 margaitas, and who knows how many vodka cocktails. Most of my calories came from drinkin. I had a blast though! Thanks fit for doing this. It's comforting to know that other people indulge every now and then.
honeycreepshow honeycreepshow 8 years
i ate a whole little container of dove chocolate over 2 days... that's about 1000 extra calories over two days! arghhh :( oh well, it's supposed to be good for your skin? lol
psychobabble psychobabble 8 years
Since my wedding in May I've put on 10lbs, all in my stomach and hips. Now I'm working full time and going to school and havent' been able to get to the gym in 3 months. I feel like giving up on trying to exercise.
cgb cgb 8 years
I ate like it was my last meal.... Buffalo wings, blue cheese burger with fries and a pitcher of beer! AND I DIDN'T EVEN WATCH THE GAME!!!
Shadowcat14 Shadowcat14 8 years
Like an entire bag of multigrain tortilla chips. I payed for it today, my stomach has been doing flip flops.
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 8 years
I still feel bad for the mcdonald's hamburger happy meal I had last week. I deliberately stayed away from the Super Bowl so I wouldn't over eat.
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