Monday, July 27, 2009
Choices: This week's challenge and today's Motivation challenge are as much for me as for everyone else. I needed that accountability fact, to know that I've issued a challenge and I need to participate and accomplish the goals of those challenges.
Today my biggest challenge has been to ensure that I was eating healthy. The weather is so hot that cooking a meal just felt to much. So a stop at the grocery store was a must after work. Then the choices....do I pick up something quick already cooked, do I pick up something frozen that I could just pop into the microwave, do I pick up potato salad and other possible higher calorie items or do I attempt to find something that would be healthy, cool and easy to prepare. Salad fixings it is! But instead of the usual greens and such, I opted to make a large fruit salad. Nothing like a nice cold fruit salad filled with all kinds of fruits. Not only do I get my fruits in for the day, the option for my family to add whipping cream or ice cream to theirs was available. I did buy some wonderfully fresh grown baby carrots at the farmers market, so I will have some carrots to munch on later this evening as well as for a snack tomorrow at work.
Motivation Monday's challenge saw me making the choice to get my exercise in, despite the hot weather. I've been neglecting my break time walks of late, so with the challenge in mind, I got my walking in during those two breaks in my work day. Okay, so I didn't do the dancing bit, by the time I got home from work, I was tired and hot. Not beating myself up though as I did accomplish my walking and stretching.
Healthy fruit salad for supper.
I believe that I achieved the challenges set out for today...maybe not the dancing, but who knows the night is young and that just might happen yet before bed when it cools off somewhat!
Teammates who inspire and encourage me to be the best that I can be each and every day.
God in my life.
Thanks for stopping by, tomorrow is talking Tuesday...stop by and check out tomorrow's challenge.
Have a wonderful evening,