Within a matter of three weeks, my sweet Aunt, has had her Mother (my grandmother) and her little 3 y/o grand daughter pass away. This little girl had been fighting leukemia for over half of her life.
There are many people who fight hard battles everyday, as we all well know--and have experienced for ourselves. I suppose I am comparing my battles with hers...I don't know if that is helpful?
So I feel conflicted in my need to share my own little issues, but I must if I'm to break the bad habits of the last (7) days.
I've been on a diet disaster (maybe disaster is a strong word, but you get the idea) all week, and I've been losing/gaining the same 3 lbs for many weeks. I'm feeling pretty frustrated with myself (honesty). My family situation continues to weigh on my mind, and I feel sad a lot (more honesty). Everyday I get up, get dressed, work, offer help when I can, but the sadness is always there. I think this is my new norm...so I eat more than I need or things that aren't so good for me. (more truth).
Last night I just wanted to eat a pie (how's that for truth) Not a piece of pie, but the whole thing...I didn't. I did however eat a piece of Costco pizza for lunch. Blah, blah, blah...and all that jazz.
So my plan is to get back to basics and track my food, and exercise...I can do this, right! These are just a few of the things I learn from you my blogging community. Thank you, and it helps to know you're there:
Dawn Get back to basics-and be honest (her truthfulness has given me permission to do the same)
Rosalie: Post/track our meals (She does this everyday-talk about accountability)
Amber: Check labels, and be more aware of my food (check out her food video posted on her blog)
Katie: Try new foods-and kindness matters (I just want to adopt her)
Pattie: Be loving and faithful (It's who she is)
Beth: Modify when needed (She' losing in the midst of a stressful time)
Sherri: Celebrate (I think it's a way of life for her)
Kay: Maintaining (She reminds me Zumba is fun, and I can get to goal weight too)
Diana: We're not locked into BFC or FT...just create a food plan/lifestyle you can live with (She is trying different plans to find the one that will fit her life...good for you Diana)
minichick: Educate ourselves, and be aware of how food effects your body (She is always studying/learning)
Susan: Keep going...don't give up (I want to love Yoga like she does)
Cat: Keep learning and growing (A busy Mom who's going to school, and who's open to new ideas)
PLEASE forgive me if I've missed anyone. I know there are new bloggers, so if you'd like me to follow you- just leave a comment. I know what it's like to be the new kid on the block.
Bless us all!