Okay, a few weeks ago I started slacking a bit on my sparkpeople tracker and haven't been the same since. Am I waiting for me to gain back 10 pounds before I get in gear? What are my excuses? hmm its usually because I eat complicated things that I cant track or i think its too hard lately. Sad excuse for now... Trust me I know:
I've got to get out of this mix I am in, I havent even gotten to track my exercize.
I think I shall make july a better month, a fresh start, erase the screwy month of june, it wasnt exactly a great time to look back on for these reasons:
I got stuck at my 50lb loss for a few weeks and wasn't losing, may have lost motivation, my taste for the bagged salads I loved went haywire and making me sick of the smell, so I have to make sure i fill it up with other salad items to deter the taste...
Um, The pain: My back is just pure horrible, let me explain... I have 2+ herniated discs in my back, pinching on the main nerve. In the mornings I am paralyzed for hours. I scream just sitting up in the morning, or even walking... Im scared because I dont want to be immobilized, and I have never had surgery before like that. Not to mention I have 2 kids that I have to care for, age 6 and 3.
Besides the back issues, I have feet problems: plantar faciitis however you spell it. I cant even pronounce it still. But Its at the point at times where i hate wearing shoes because of the pain, or I just cant even walk or stand up on them. For a month a while back it calmed and I was hopeful, but its been creeping back. Plus a bone spur was found in an x-ray... geez.
But I havent let all that stop me from getting active, forcing through the pain, bike riding is a plus because I am not on my feet. and Im getting outside and active. I definately need to find good shoes though. But I love getting outside still.
I suppose I felt like I lost track on Sparkpeople after I couldnt get past my 50lb goal, and started not eating 90% pure healthy food like I was. I got busy with the kids and such to where they wouldnt let me have much time for myself. I had started taking care of the house more which led me to not much time for myself as well. Im talking like I have totally lost track, but I havent. Just slacking. I love sparkpeople and will make July a much needed reinforced Sparkmonth for me. So I shall start today.
Wish me luck, and I dont plan on going anywhere. I still drink water throughout the day and get some exercise, just have to keep tracking and stay on goal. Time to set a new small goal, I think thats what it is... Next small goal is to get to 55lbs lost before july 19th - (my 30th birthday).. I may have to redo my tracker if I gained a pound or 2 in the past weeks, but its fine. Im not upset at all.
Love my sparkfriends, thanks for reading.