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Speak Up: What Good Choice Did You Make Today?

I was bummed this morning while I contemplating what to eat for breakfast because my workout got squeezed out of my schedule. While I thinking about about a missed workout, I was also literally one bite away from eating some leftover Easter cupcakes. What a slippery slope. But I caught myself and decided to eat a hard-boiled egg with a side of oatmeal and a bowl of sliced fruit. I was semi-unexcited with my standard breakfast but after all is said and done, I was pleasantly full and absolutely thrilled with my decision to make a good choice.

Then I thought, "Why do I focus on all the bad choices I make and not the good ones?" So take this opportunity to speak up and share any good decisions you've made today for your health. Whether it's stopping yourself before eating the entire bag of chips or running 10 miles, a good decision is a good decision and I can't wait to hear yours.


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eac38 eac38 9 years
I ran an extra half mile more than usual :-)
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
Well, there were LOADS of candies and donuts flying around my temp job for easter and I didn't eat ANY of it even though people kept asking me all day!!! =D
adelka adelka 9 years
I have been doing better with eating a bite of something I really want instead of the whole thing (like double chocolate raspberry tort). And I've been to the gym or worked out every day this week! I used to be sooo good until I got a bad case of runner's knee, had to postpone the 1/2 marathon I signed up for in April to July, and wasn't able to work out nearly as much. I was still eating like I was still running 5 miles a day... But I wasn't. Oops. I think I'm back on track now! :)
saritabonita saritabonita 9 years
strawberry banana smoothie with soy milk in the morning. yay me.
ElissaM ElissaM 9 years
I made good choices all day (Kashi bar for breakfast, lean cuisine Panini and a few pita chips with hummus for lunch, baby carrots for snack and sauteed chicken with mangos and cous cous for dinner and just a small handfull of candy corn for snack) I ran 2 miles after work and walked another mile after eating dinner...had was SO nice out :)
ashleygaidhlig ashleygaidhlig 9 years
I went to the cinema with my boy, and skipped the ben n jerrys stand! I still wanted some chocolate, so I made a glass of chocolate milk instead later.
chickpilot chickpilot 9 years
Even though I was tired after a 10 hour day at work, I still made it to the gym!
Sassypantalones Sassypantalones 9 years
I finished my class early and went directly to the gym for a great workout! I felt great afterwards!
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
well, today my meals weren't the healthiest of the healthy, but tonight i was hanging out with two friends who brought easter candy and i just sipped water while they snacked!
vanprooyen vanprooyen 9 years
Today I continued to run 45-minutes a day, which I have been doing for about 3 weeks. Before I was doing 30-minutes a day. Going to kick it up to 1 hour on April 14th. Getting in shape for my July wedding.
girlgreen girlgreen 9 years
i was this close to eating a fun-size snickers today, and instead i had a rice cake.
Widgit Widgit 9 years
It was the first evening warm enough to have dinner on the balcony so I postponed my nightly gym visit until after dinner. I had a liesurely dinner with my sweetie and watched the sun go down. An hour later I hit the gym (dinner was light.) Usually, if I postone working out it doesn't happen but I'm glad I spent the time with my husband out-of-doors and proud that I still made time for my workout.
melyshka melyshka 9 years
yesterday was a bad day food-wise b/c i had fast food fries. so today i made sure to eat only foods from the produce delivery box i get biweekly. ok & some fake bacon. ;)
bealotus bealotus 9 years
I went to the gym this morning and eat very healthy,I wear a bodybugg...although I didn't wear it last weekend. I am on my period and those chocolate cravings got me...didn't do too bad though it was organic dark chocolate w almonds..:p yummy
AMP AMP 9 years
I had to go to a luncheon conference for work and I only ate a little of the salad b/c it was bathed in dressing, didn't eat the creamy sauce they had on the side of the rice, and skipped dessert. So I basically only ate my fish, asparagus and a couple bites of rice, but hey, better than regretting all that fat and sugar intake!
Michish Michish 9 years
Although my decision of eating a huge lunch and washing it down with tons of chocolate may seem like a bad, one, I turned it into a good one by not kicking myself over it and realizing that I slipped and will get back on track tomorrow. And I don't regret the Twix bar!
Novaraen Novaraen 9 years today there's a huge tub of red vines and a tub of really yummy looking chocolate chunk cookies here in my office that im TOTALLY resisting!! If i just cant handle it, i open their lids and take a huge ol sniff!! :D Yay me!!
ncharden ncharden 9 years
When it comes to chocolate I have zero self-control... especially almond m&ms! Even though I aked her not to, my mom put a whole bag in my Easter basket. On the way back to the kitchen for my third handful I decided to just throw them out, the whole time repeating "Bikini, bikini, bikini..." It felt good :)
merymery merymery 9 years
I stayed in the gym about 15 minutes longer than I had planned, and I restrained myself from buying cookies or pudding at the grocery store this morning. Instead, I got whole-grain crackers and reduced fat Laughing Cow cheese :)
runfaster runfaster 9 years
Today marks the first that I've taken the stairs every day for a week. I moved to the 13th from the 3rd and got out of the habit, but now I've gone back to the stairs and it's kinda dorkily fun to race myself and try to beat my last best time. Sometimes I'm so tired that it's hard to start but I don't want to throw off my average by ever taking longer than two minutes, so I keep at it.
myerschick44 myerschick44 9 years
Instead of laying in bed the extra half hour with my boyfriend, we both went for a run on the beach!
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I worked out today, so that was a good choice. Plus, I almost bought Easter candy at the store today b/c it was 1/2 off, but I decided not to and treated myself to nice face moisturizer instead.
palibaby palibaby 9 years
There are Lofthouse cookies in the backroom at work, and boy do they look tempting! I have been resisting them for the past 5 days! If you knew how I felt about Lofthouse cookies you would see what a big accomplishment this is for me!!! =)
gingirl gingirl 9 years
I made these delicious brownies for Easter and they are still sitting on my kitchen counter because I've been resisting the urge to snack on them since then. But today, even though I really didn't want to, I went to the gym in between my classes and did a 30 min run and chest workouts.
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 9 years
well yesterday i made plenty of bad choices that this morning i got up and made halle's berry smoothie, had tuna for lunch and am avoiding the cubicle at the end of my row. she's a nice lady and brings dove chocolates to work so today i brought her all my left over dove chocolate candies from easter. :) and am now avoiding her cube to avoid the tonight i will run and strength train. so all in all (so far) today has been healthy. lean cuisine for dinner....
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