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Day 7 - Wednesday


Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Well, I slipped up a bit today.....hanging out with a new mother who is craving Dunkin Donuts isn't necessarily the best idea. I did choose an egg white flat bread sandwich, but the potato chips and sweetened iced coffee went along a little too easily. Now my stomach is upset, and my energy is low ~ but I am sort of glad that I feel this way. If I were to eat junk and feel good afterwards, what would I learn from that? I feel much better when I aim for 64-80oz of water a day, and focus on healthier food choices. Exercise always makes me feel better, and I did manage to get in some physical activity today as well. I have to constantly remind myself ~ WORK in PROGRESS, not perfection!
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BLONDIE1594 11/8/2012 9:15PM

    Yes, learning to recognize my subtle improvements has been incredibly HUGE for me. Without taking the time to appreciate this awareness would probably make me feel at a total loss ~ and I'd probably give up before I ever really started trying. I guess that's what I learned from turning 40; even though I might be older than most of my friends and coworkers, I have so much more patience and understanding with myself and others than I used to. Another thing I have come to realize is that as I focus more and more on what I WANT to be (i.e. healthy) - the unhealthy things I used to resist have fallen away. I used to think about how much I didn't want to succumb to a slice of pizza....all day, every day. Guess what? I'd end up having a torrid affair with at least 2 slices of pizza, and feel guilty about it for long afterwards. I don't think so much about pizza anymore :-)

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GOULDSGRANITE 11/8/2012 7:59AM

    Recognition is so important. Simply realizing these changes was BIG for me, how about you? emoticon emoticon

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