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Living Life Day 32 January 16, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

I have reached the point this week where I don't want to blog any more, I don't want to eat healthy any more and I don't want to exercise any more. Why? I don't know, maybe because it's hard to do these things, maybe because they take time and I think of other things I want to do or because I think it isn't fair. There's this inner brat inside me saying, well you tried, but now I want DONUTS and FRENCH FRIES! GIVE THEM TO ME NOWWWWWWW! I think I realized this last night when my granddaughter (age 2) had a temper tantrum because I wouldn't put Toy Story on. She laid on the floor and cried, kicked and screamed. I thought about how I have felt this week, and laughed. She was acting out what I wanted to do! Where does the temper tantrum get us? Where does thinking it's unfair get us? It gets us NO WHERE! In fact it makes us feel worse because we then tell ourselves we failed once again. Recognizing this has given me a boost this morning, I'll walk through the day today with my head held high, knowing that I can and will overcome these inner brat feelings, and move forward with my healthy lifestyle!

Yesterday I vowed to smell the roses, look at the sunshine, the clouds, the grounds and my surroundings and see the rainbows in life. Imagine my joy when I saw a rainbow on my way home from work. That put a huge smile on my face. I love rainbows, to me it's Gods way of telling me He hears me, is listening to me and is with me at that moment, as He is always with me.

Goals for today:
~ 10,000 steps (11k yesterday) emoticon
~ enjoy a positive day emoticon
~ 80 oz water (96 yesterday) emoticon
~ eat a fruit or vegetable with every snack and meal (did well with this yesterday, only had one cheese and peanut butter cracker snack without a fruit/veggie) emoticon
~ lunchtime walk emoticon
~ smile at least once an hour emoticon
~ listen to Beck Diet day 23, follow the steps emoticon
~ floor exercises emoticon
~ focus on this lifestyle I have chosen for myself and don't sweat the small stuff emoticon
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    1859 days ago
    Well at least you got a good laugh about it... Glad you are back to reality which is still quite hilarious if you think about it.....make it fun & make it count. You don't have necessarily give it all up but exercise self-control. Easier said than done cause last night I was pretty full & still had a 100 calorie snack that I didn't need....UGH! HELP! lol

    God bless & let's make it happen!

    1859 days ago
    I like your blog, you came over as being real. I've had some of those issues dealing with for the most part of last year and I'm still struggling with them. I believe this will go on for the rest of my life, at times with more intensity than others but life goes on. I aim to stay on this journey and from what I've read I know you are also here for the long haul. All the best to you. emoticon
    1859 days ago
  • AMYJEAN911
    Way to pull up those bootstraps! Awesome!!

    1859 days ago
    I am so delighted that you are not going to give up. I would miss your daily blogs and the motivation they give. There are times when we all just want to give in to our wants and desires but we all know and have learned that giving them in to them only makes us feel worse.
    Make it a terrific day!
    1859 days ago
    I LIKE your attitude! And, I, too, like your 2 year old GD want to have a temper tantrum when things get tough! You have a super plan and I emoticon you and your efforts! emoticon
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    1859 days ago
    You are phenomenal! You started with real serious issues and walked right through them (with your 2 y..o. granddaughter's help). emoticon emoticon
    1859 days ago
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