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Speak Up: This Is Your Health Confessional

I have a confession to make. Somewhere in between American Idol and Top Chef, I ate an entire sleeve of Thin Mints on Wednesday night. All this preaching about moderation and I completely fell off the wagon. I do feel better after coming clean, but I just wanted to get it out so I could move on as well as let you know that it happens — even to the best of us. Nothing a few workouts won't fix, right?

Do you have anything you want to confess? Speak up and share them below. It helps knowing that we all make mistakes and that life does indeed go on.

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tlsgirl tlsgirl 9 years
I smoked the entire spring break. It's really messed up my running.
kendallina kendallina 9 years
This is a fantastic post! I think it should be a weekly thing. I have been off of my diet for over two weeks and I have a wedding that I am a bridesmaid in in June. I am in serious trouble!
yasdnil yasdnil 9 years
I ate a box of granola in two days, it had 9 servings. I tell myself hey, at least it was granola...as if that makes it any better.
scottdavis0676 scottdavis0676 9 years
I consumed three medium pepperoni pizzas in seriatum, a box of protein bars and half a bag of licoroci Saturday night. Much to my delight, when I stepped on the scale the following morning I had "only" gained two pounds of bloat! I guess I dodged a bullet there LOL! The important thing was I could still see my six-pack abs. I am 4 % body fat, so if anybody can get away with it, it's me, although I don't plan on making a habit out of it.
AMP AMP 9 years
I had a piece of carrot cake yesterday at brunch and then when I got home, I somehow scarfed about 3 cookies! And then I napped for two hours instead of getting in a workout. Whoops.
adelka adelka 9 years
I love this post! I HAPPENED to be seated in front of the mashed potatoes at Easter and I HAPPENED to eat preeeetty much a plate full :) Yumm! Back to working out and eating my normal healthy stuff. I LOVE me some moderation!!
ksw4543 ksw4543 9 years
Oh, Rochester New York and Garbage Plates, how I miss thee! I haven't had a garbage plate in a year now, I wish I never graduated and left! However, last week I was in Disney with the family. We ate out every. single. meal. No doubt I ate a bunch of crap and gained two pounds, but hopefully now I'm back on my usual eating schedule and working out, I'll get those 2 pounds off and lose more while I'm at it!
Cestlavie21 Cestlavie21 9 years
I feel better about my Poptarts, chocolate, and Chef Boyardee now that I read everyone's posts. Great column, I feel much better! Now I just need to hit the gym tomorrow = )
Euni Euni 9 years
My boyfriend was in town for his spring break last week. We went to 7-11 and bought Reeses (2 kinds), Twix, 3 Musketeers, Hostess Doughnuts/Twinkies/Cupcakes and a huge bag of Spicy Cheetos Chester Fries... probably about 3,500 calories for the whole lot. Ate it all in 2 hours around 1 AM in the morning. Not to mention that we had In-n-Out 4 days in a row. :(
Allytta Allytta 9 years
i bought some oranges at he market today, but they turned out to be wild... with all this seeds. and dry as well, basicly, they were not eatable. so i was left hungry and i didn't have anything else, so a made myself some mac and cheese, and was cursing myself afterwards.
superfoxml superfoxml 9 years
I love you a little more for confessing on the thin mints, fit! i love cookies. One thing I need to stop doing is drinking a glass or two of wine, getting my guard down, then overeating on my meal. Or oversnacking. I really need to tone that down.
EmyAnne EmyAnne 9 years
ice cream and way too many peeps. i wish they'd go away!!! they're everywhere in every store and whenever i see them i can't stop thinking about them till i eat at least a row! good thing Easter is Sunday so those peeps will go away soon...
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I've been drinking more diet soda this week than I should be AND my husband brought home some gummy peach rings from the store and I've already eaten a ton of them (he KNOWS they're my favorite candy!). Good thing I worked out today and plan on working out tomorrow!
luvhouse07 luvhouse07 9 years
I had a bagel for lunch yesterday, and then half a peanut butter sandwich for dinner :( so many carbs!
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
I had unhealthy Mexican food AND Cold Stone ice cream in one day on tuesday night. =/
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
I did absolutely no exercise what-so-ever yesterday. Moreover I just stayed in bed all day. I was too exhausted.
brookrene brookrene 9 years
by the way, this confessional is a great idea!
brookrene brookrene 9 years
I havent worked out for a week and a half...and have been eating pretty bad. Today I've gotten back on track though! Whew.
lovelie lovelie 9 years
I have been working out religiously for the past month because I leave for spring break on sunday, but last night, I decided to have a glass of wine, followed by the rest of the bottle. Yikes. I felt pretty awful this morning, not to mention bloated as hell. Damn the wine.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
*being good
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
wow perfect timing, fit. apparently this week was messy for everyone...i was in nashville a few days ago. one dinner, i had a salad with a ginger soy vinaigrette AND a pasta slathered with pesto, olive oil, and a tomato sauce. THEN i went to a cupcake bar with a friend and ate a chocolate cupcake piled up with vanilla icing. but ive been good since!!! and i followed it with a 35 minute run. still, though, i'd been SO GOOD for ages before, so it was tough to have ruined that, but i'm planning on being god for quite some time.
ElleJay ElleJay 9 years
I only allow myself to eat fast food once a month... and i've eaten it 3 times this month!!!
porkypocky porkypocky 9 years
life of a college student: a hot pocket, two slices of garlic bread, and three slices of pizza were all i had yesterday. the rest of the time i was asleep...or playing ps3 with the boyfriend. but i'm going to go out and run now! :D
klrouth klrouth 9 years
This makes me feel so much better. I ran 5 miles yesterday and felt great. Then after dinner felt the crazy urge to eat a handful of licorice, 3 little candy bars and then 1/2 of ice cream. I felt like an idiot, like all the hard work earlier the day was for nothing, but at least that 5 mile run cancelled out the calories in that splurge.
nancita nancita 9 years
I often find that when I have a food craving and can't fill it, it leads to another one! I had my mind set on eating a certain sandwich yesterday from a local sandwich shop, and it turned out I got too busy to go. So then I was craving sweets so badly! I got a Skinny Cow ice cream sandwich. Those things are pretty damn good.
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