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Binged and want to cry...

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  • _Justinian_
    _Justinian_ Posts: 232 Member
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    You'll be fine. Car hit a speed bump and slowed down a little bit, that's all. Just step on the accelerator again and continue.
  • brianpperkins
    brianpperkins Posts: 6,124 Member
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    I probably overate by probably 1500-2000.

    Over maintenance or dietary goal?
  • Amberonamission
    Amberonamission Posts: 836 Member
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    I probably overate by probably 1500-2000.
    No trouble. Log all of it. Look at it. Be inspired for tomorrow
  • kk_inprogress
    kk_inprogress Posts: 3,077 Member
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    Thanks for the advice- yesterday to today at the same time, I gained 3 lbs. :(

    Three pounds of fat requires a 10500 calorie surplus above maintanence.

    I gain three pounds a day just fluctuating morning to night. You didn't gain fat.
  • Liftng4Lis
    Liftng4Lis Posts: 15,151 Member
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    Log it and move on.
  • Debmal77
    Debmal77 Posts: 4,770 Member
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    Liftng4Lis wrote: »
    Log it and move on.

    Exactly.
  • shadow2soul
    shadow2soul Posts: 7,692 Member
    edited September 2015
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    Thanks for the advice- yesterday to today at the same time, I gained 3 lbs. :(
    My weight the past 3 months:
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    Black dots are scale readings. Red line is the trend.

    Scale weight is effected by numerous things and 3 lbs is within the range for normal fluctuations. Sodium, hormones, change in exercise, etc can all cause water retention that will show as a gain on the scale.
    Eat more than normal and you will possibly see a gain on the scale from the extra weight of the food in your digestive track.

    Look at your week as a whole.
    3500 = 1 lb fat
    What's your normal deficit?
    250 a day = 1750 a week under what you need to maintain
    500 a day = 3500 a week under what you need to maintain
    1000 a day = 7000 a week under what you need to maintain
    If you over ate your goal by:
    2000 with a 250 cal deficit goal = 1750 over maintenance for the day
    2000 with a 500 cal deficit goal = 1500 over maintenance for the day
    2000 with a 1000 cal deficit goal = 1000 over maintenance for the day
    1500 with a 250 cal deficit goal = 1250 over maintenance for the day
    1500 with a 500 cal deficit goal = 1000 over maintenance for the day
    1500 with a 1000 cal deficit goal = 500 over maintenance for the day
    So how does that impact your week:
    1750 planned weekly deficit is reduced to either 0 or 500 for the week
    3500 planned weekly deficit is reduced to either 2000 or 2500 for the week
    7000 planned weekly deficit is reduced to either 6000 or 5500 for the week
    If it was over maintenance then:
    1750 planned weekly deficit is either reduced to a 250 deficit or over by 250 for the week
    3500 planned weekly deficit is reduced to either 1500 or 2000 for the week
    7000 planned weekly deficit is reduced to either 5000 or 5500 for the week

    ***someone might need to check my math. I'm tired and can't guarantee I didn't mess up somewhere**
  • oh_happy_day
    oh_happy_day Posts: 1,137 Member
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    Move on. Based on what you've said, I doubt it's 3lbs of actual weight gain. 3lbs is a fluctuation. Don't let one day determine your journey. Try to figure out what triggered the binge and use that knowledge in the future.
  • allenpriest
    allenpriest Posts: 1,102 Member
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    Can't change the past. Make the next right choice and go on.
  • atypicalsmith
    atypicalsmith Posts: 2,742 Member
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    I usually exercise first thing in the morning, which helps me control myself the rest of the day (don't want to waste those calories I burned!). Even if it's only a mile walking my dog, it helps. Days that I don't do that I tend to eat more.
  • Kalikel
    Kalikel Posts: 9,626 Member
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    I'm with you except for the crying. I ate so much food today! Food I shouldn't have eaten. Food that is bad for me. I couldn't even begin to count the calories. Holy God, I ate a lot of food.

    I'm feeling a little queasy, too, lol.

    Walked seven miles and hoping that helps some. It cannot help enough, though.

    Tomorrow is a new day. Back on the wagon. :)
  • Jmgkamp
    Jmgkamp Posts: 278 Member
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    I don't bother too much with what you've done. I don't even call it a binge (even if it was). I eat like that VERY rarely, but when I do I have certain rules:

    1. Log it
    2. Own it
    3. Make it worthwhile (eat something divine)
    4. Enjoy what I'm eating while I'm eating it (savor it)
    5. Wake up the next morning with my head in the game and my eyes on the prize

    And I don't call it binging. I call it living. No guilt involved.