Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Albert Einstein
If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you've always got - W.L. Bateman
How's that workin' for ya? - Dr. Phil
I was reminded of these quotes today as I contemplated what to do. My husband and I had stayed up way, way too late last night and were pretty tired this morning. That tiredness didn't dissipate as the day went on; in fact, it got worse.
In the old, pre-SP days, I would have used my tiredness as a reason (read: excuse) not to exercise or watch what I ate. I guess it was a way to self-sooth. I'd easily let myself off the hook and not expect too much of myself.
But as I thought about it, each day I can either move closer to my goals or further away. The choices are mine to make. And if I keep making the same choices I made in the past, I'll stay rooted where I am. Is that what I want for myself?
So I planned and tracked all my food and I'm out the door soon for a walk. Even though I was starting to let this day go downhill this morning, I did manage to turn it around. Even though breakfast included an Oreo and some veggie chips (Did I just admit that?)
I salvaged the rest of my meals and snacks and fit in my 6 fruits and vegetables while staying within range for calories and fat.
Thank you, SP and all my Spark Friends, for helping me to learn how to
and think before I go down the wrong road. Today could have taken me away from my goals but it's now taking me closer. It feels good.
Today is a gift. Use it wisely - Eleanor Roosevelt