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Welcome to today

Sunday, December 02, 2012

I've had a great day today. Nothing special happened, there's no particular reason for feeling so happy and relaxed but all I know is that I'm in a good place right now. The stress is FINALLY gone. Ever since we moved to our new place in September and my classes started I've been more or less stressed nonstop. I don't know what happened but I finally seem to have reached a peace of mind. Let's hope it's here to stay! I know I need to work on stress management and find healthy and helpful ways to deal with stress when it's unavoidable. Mediation, yoga and exercise have all proved effective.

In another note, I weighed myself this morning and was happy to see I had lost 1 kg/2 lbs! I won't be weighing myself before next Sunday because I really want to stick to weighing myself only once a week. My goal is to lose 2 pounds by then but obviously I'll be happy with any amount I manage to lose. I don't want to obsess about it but at the same time I really feel like it's good to have weekly goals.

Today I tried a few new recipes from the SparkPeople Cookbook. For lunch, I made the Lower Count of Monte Cristo sandwich and Carrot slaw with apples. And for dinner I made veggie and chicken quesadillas and they were delicious! I used whole wheat tortillas and much to my surprise they were really good!

I met all my goals today and I'm feeling so confident and motivated. It just goes to show that small things can make a big difference: we can either make our day count and face its challenges head on or we can spend it procrastinating and avoiding mirrors. I'm so glad I made today count. I've been procrastinating for long enough now.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JADOMB 12/3/2012 11:14PM

    You're doing it sweetie. Great job.

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IUHRYTR 12/2/2012 7:07PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon - Lou-

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CAGMUAHFO2 12/2/2012 4:46PM

    Glad to hear that you have seem to have found some peace and that the stress is gone.

emoticon on losing 2 lbs!! That's emoticon

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