Wednesday, October 17, 2012
I have been a little anxious about this stay-cation that starts NOW. Worried that I have been having a much easier time choosing healthy behaviors when I am in my work schedule, not so much on the weekends. So now I have a 6 day weekend. Makes a girl nervous.
So I started it with a great swim at the Y, and a breakfast of egg whites and kale. I don't normally eat that for breakfast, but we are also celebrating our stay-cation by going out to brunch later. I already picked out what I'm going to eat (eggs and veggie hash). It sounds delicious, and my breakfast was so healthy! I am feeling on board for this day, at least.
I think that is my goal, to really plan each day--figure out food first thing. That will help me be less anxious and more focused.
Swimming is going well. It's actually kind of fun to be doing something new and that I don't have the swing of. When I pay attention to my kicking, I lose focus on my core and arms and breathing. When I focus on my breathing, my kicking turns to crap. It requires focus, which is good for me. I miss music SO much though. For real!
My foot is hurting a lot, but I think that is because I'm out of the boot and walking on it a lot. I don't think it's because of the swimming. I really hope not.
My appointment isn't until November 2nd, so I'm just biding my time until then.
I am so happy to feel so good this morning, really ready for my week off. I need it, and I'm glad to face it with such enthusiasm, not fear.