Monday, April 22, 2013
Well, it has been awhile since I have spent much time on SP. I am still plugging away at my goals. Happy to say that I have not quit and I am not having a "do-over". I am still going at it slowly but surely.
April has been a tough month. I got sick at the beginning of the month and my workout streak came to a hault. I did get one or two in here or there but for the most part, the consistancy I had in March was sidelined. Usually I would have had the attitude "What's the point?" and just quit. Not this time. I just worked in a workout when I could. So, there is a small victory for me.
At work we had our state testing and my final evaluation. Two weeks of MAJOR stress. I did not sleep much, I had 5 serious migraines in that time and woke up teaching in my sleep several times...Glad to say it was all over Friday.
What does this chick do to relax after so much stress? We take 8 kids camping for the weekend. LOL yes, you read that right. 8. Each of my children were allowed to bring a friend. The weather was perfect and the kids were pretty well behaved. All in all it was a great time. Not relaxing, but fun.
Today we had a random day off. I worked out and then went to lunch with a friend I have not seen in a long time. I ate more than I should have but I don't do that too often so I guess I won't beat myself up about it.
I am going to keep plugging away at my goals. The next 6 weeks are going to be very busy so I have resided to just keep doing the best I can do. I will eat as well as I can and I will get in a workout everytime I can. I will check in more often. I should be sleeping better since there will be less pressure on me at work.
Thanks to all of you for your encouragement. (I just checked my spark page for the first time in weeks). I really feel like SP, my friends, and all the comments and the encouragement is the reason I was able to keep going and did not quit this time. I have felt bad for not following through with some of the challenges and for falling short of some of the goals I have set for myself and for not checking in with my spark friends, but it is becuase of you guys, I just pick myself back up and keep going.
Oh, and even though that stupid scale is still not moving, I was able to button a pair of jeans that I could not at the beginning of the year!