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Relief, Triumph, and Calm

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

I sit here, just basking in several wonderful emotions: relief, triumph, and zen-like calm.

Relief: Although my husband is hitting another bad patch with his medical issues, I have managed to hold things together. Still reading with the kids and hugging them tightly. Still cooking well and not binge-eating. Still went to tae kwon do last night and let my entire body vent out all the negativity. I CAN handle this.

Triumph: Last night, before I fell asleep, I let my hand rest on my hipbone. The bone of my hip, hollowed in front, strong, fit, my own body returning to a shape I haven't seen in years. This morning, although I knew that a scale-check after a hard workout usually produces a higher number, I just had to see. And I'm glad I looked! I am down 5.2 pounds since May 13. I am finally back in my maintenance range. I made the Spark Solution's protein pancakes for breakfast, packed a wonderful salad for lunch, kissed my children, and we set off for our day.

Calm: And now I'm calm, at peace, loving my body, and surrounding myself with positive messages. My husband said some harsh things last night, and I will write them where they belong and put them away. Because, here and now, God has blessed me in so many ways that I just want to sit back and appreciate my life.
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CORNERKICK 6/3/2013 2:07AM

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NUOVAELLE 5/30/2013 1:41AM

    You are a fighter, a winner and an inspiration, Rebecca! Life is not easy on you sometimes but you always manage to hold things together. I am really proud of you, my Sparkfriend!
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CHRISKENANDKIDS 5/29/2013 10:29PM

    You're doing great! I can't imagine the things you are going through with the medical issues but you are handling everything with grace. Hugs!

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KAYTIE22 5/29/2013 10:04PM

    Rebecca, you are really an inspiration to me. What you have learned is that there are many things outside of our control but we CAN control how we care for ourselves and the choices we make in that direction.

Congratulations on your fantastic weight loss this month, getting back to your maintenance range and everything else you have accomplished. Great, great job.

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ADAPTOR 5/29/2013 9:46PM

    no binge eating, feeling fit, at peace......wow, sounds pretty good. You must be doing something right. Good job. emoticon

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NEWCHINELO 5/29/2013 11:24AM

    put all your trust and worries in God,He never fails.

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RUTHXG 5/29/2013 10:02AM

    SO proud of you, Rebecca! You are handling your life with panache & grace--& yay for such good weight loss!


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