Refocusing.....again & again & again & again....
Monday, February 25, 2013
Seems like my motivation has waned once again. It's a daily challenge for me to keep up the "good fight." My husband and I have alot going on in our family right now. My dad died a month ago and my husband's younger sister is terminally ill with cancer and won't last much longer. On top of that I have an adult child going through divorce who returned home to live for awhile. So there is plenty of stress to go around!
For several weeks now, my focus on healthy living has helped me cope with this stress. But yesterday, I kind of bottomed out and felt like stress eating. I managed to stay pretty well on track but didn't put any effort into food prep or shopping to prepare for this week. So here I am at work on Mon morning, tired, depressed and unprepared for the work week.
I am hoping to use blogging as a tool to help me refocus. My plan today is to start being kind to myself:
1. Go have lunch with my hubby at a healthy lunch spot.
2. Leave work a little early & go home for a bike ride since it is a rare winter day....sunny & 50 degrees.
3. Tonight I will go to the store and buy what I need to be prepared food wise for the rest of this week.
Wondering what others do when they have a "down" day?
I have some medium term and long term goals I need to write down and put into a vision collage or something so I can remind myself of my goals & planned rewards. But for today.....I just gotta get through today.