Ok, I fell off the wagon

By Turtle Latest Reply 2016-04-13 12:39:54 -0500
Started 2009-09-30 04:43:34 -0500

When I was packing yesterday, my friend who was helping me pointed out that I had not eaten the russel stover bunny she gave me for Easter. That darn bunny was on my mind most of the night. Now it is in my tummy w/ a glass of milk. How stupid can I be? I will pay for this down the road and I have no one to blame besides myself and my weak will-power. I just caved in. It was pretty good too which makes it worse. No more junk food for me at least for awhile. I DO feel bad that I did this but once and awhile is ok, right? I am not on any meds so far. I want to keep it that way but my behavior does not show it. Well, I did it. It's over and I will suffer the consequences shortly.

I just needed to have a moment of honesty about this w/ my friends. Thank you for reading this if you do.

19 replies

lovelyp 2016-04-13 12:39:54 -0500 Report

Stop putting yourself down it happens. You are human. but now start again and if you want something like that what I do is eat some of it like a bite or 2. Don't deprive yourself from stuff unless you cant take small portions. I used to be like that I felt as though I had to finish the whole thing of what ever I was eating. I felt as though I was wasting my food but now I eat half and save the rest for later. Even little bags of chips I eat some then save the rest. This has been working for me pretty good. We are our own worst critics. I had to learn that I cant stress about the small stuff. I can only try and if I fail I will just get back on it. So breathe and DONT GIVE UP you can do this SMILE

Anonymous 2009-10-03 21:05:36 -0500 Report

Turtle - Did that rabbit go down the hole head first or tail first? I've slipped so many times my back end is shiny from falling. But life goes on, the sun comes up…Hugs to you and may your Easters be many and your rabbits all with Alice in Wonderland.

Turtle 2009-10-03 21:48:44 -0500 Report

Thank you all for your replies. It is kind of funny now. I am doing better now, especially since I have moved and I am eating good meals 3x daily and having snacks.

imsuzie2 2009-10-04 03:18:52 -0500 Report

Maybe I should move in with you after all. If I don't have to be in the kitchen, and maybe have some one to get me to exercise with them…heck, the exercise bike is just in the next room…enjoy yourself, Turtle!!!! Hugs

mamaoak 2009-09-30 19:34:14 -0500 Report

well i can tasted that bunny some times it is good tohave a treat now you can get back on track. we all have that temptation i love food myself there are so many things to eat it is hard to have such small bits. take care hugs.

daniel velazco
daniel velazco 2009-09-30 19:56:37 -0500 Report

This happens to all of us at some time.
But don't beat yourself up over it, just
continue with your daily control and you will be ok. Dan

imsuzie2 2009-10-01 02:49:51 -0500 Report

Turtle, we all slip, fact of life. Don't beat yourself up. And the fact you are taking such good care of yourself not yet diabetic, says a lot!!!

One of the things I do when I have to have some candy or something is cut it in half and give my husband the other half. That way we both get a sweet but the carbs are controllable! I like to read the labels and check out the carb content and buy the lower carb choices. I know I should also check the sugars and I am starting to learn to do that too.

You are doing great!!! Hugs

mamaoak 2009-10-03 18:53:41 -0500 Report

yes you just have to count as one of yoour carbs. it not ba bad thing just cant have it all day or every day .

Lakeland 2009-09-30 18:49:32 -0500 Report

I'm type 2 for the past 4 months, I don't know how long you've had diabetes, but the rules have changed since my dad had diabetes. Not that the whole bunny was ok, but you are alowed to have carbs, and sugar is a carb,

The dietician the insurace company told me this, If I want dessert at a meal, than I don't have the bread or pasta. If I want bread than I don't have dessert.

so don't beat yourself up, If do go a little overboard a quick walk goes a long way to drop my sugar numbers.

Continued health

Ms Kat
Ms Kat 2009-09-30 19:16:14 -0500 Report

So it's ok if I want the king size reese's peanut butter cups. Cause I sure been wanting one or 2 or 3. I just found out I am diabetic Aug 14. My A1c was 12.6. We are still working on getting my BG down. This am it was at 117. I have had nothing sweet since the day I was told I was diabetic. I have really been craving Reese's.

jtausch 2009-09-30 19:48:53 -0500 Report

If you count for in your daily carb count you can eat sweets, I eat once in a while one of those small size almond joy bars only 10 carbs,, I also have a lindt 70 percent cacao chocolate bar one serving is just 13 carbs.

You can still eat candy once in awhile if you juast count the carbs into your daily meal plan.

and I just ame back from my dr 2 days ago had an A1c of 5.9

lipsie 2009-09-30 16:23:05 -0500 Report

Hey, you just pick yourself back up and it'll work out. That's all you can really do. It happens to the best of us, and I am glad you could come to us with this cuz we are here for you no matter what…HUGS!! Sheila

SuzyAttendorn 2009-09-30 14:16:12 -0500 Report

I am new to the site and to Type 2. But, I think I can safely say that we all fall off the wagon. Don't beat yourself up for it. Just jump back up on that wagon, and continue with the good work you were doing before you slipped. We are all here to listen and to help, so don't hesitate to ask. Good luck and God Bless! Suzy

Waltznfool 2009-09-30 14:15:36 -0500 Report


Hi. Sorry to hear about the "bunny incident". I can sympathize with you but kicking yourself about it wont fix the problem. Remember it, sure. Don't do it again, absolutely. It is self-defeating if you remain focused on it. I’ve done that for years it doesn’t work. Depression about the “coulda, woulda, shoulda’s” stays with you & is accumulative . Reminding yourself about the possible consequences of ANY action hopefully will be enough to stop you the next time there’s a “bunny –type incident”. This is a learning experience for us all, thank you for sharing it with us.


Jipwhip 2009-09-30 13:08:35 -0500 Report

I have done fell off the wagon a couple of times. I just pick myself up, dust off and jump back on. It is normal to do this. You can't just completely stop cravings. But by denying your craving for a long time when you do give, if you do, you will overindulge. And that really blows up in your face. Once in a while isn't going to kill you.

hbkunkel 2009-09-30 08:09:56 -0500 Report

We all do it. The best way to overcome this for me is to throw away the junk and then I can't eat it. In this case, just do it when your friend isn't around!! Thank them and do what you have to do.

LoriAnne 2009-09-30 05:56:48 -0500 Report

Your not the first and you won't be the last. Because I done it yesterday as well. Of course afterward I felt guilty, but the (3) cookies-oreos tasted good. Afterwards I said to myself, ok I ate them it's over with just try not to do it again, get back on track and get focused . So I have! Good Luck with your move!

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