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Slow starting

Monday, January 06, 2014

I have started tracking again and it is not pretty. I also did my monthly budget and that was also not so pretty. I guess I must start somewhere. Today I am doing two green smoothies and a meal. I know it is only one day but it should get me back into the swing of things.
We left the tree up so that Lavinia could see it a bit. Today is the day to take it down and get everything away.
It’s time to get organized and get ready for the regular routine again. Tonight I have to pack my gym back and make sure both Lavinia and I are all set for tomorrow. It is times like this that I am having a hard time getting back into the swing of things that I remember my ex-boyfriend who used to tell me, “Don’t think, just do!” He would tell me (the planner, worrier, etc.) to just shut my brain off. He would say that the more I think about working out, I would almost think myself out of it and was so tired and not want to do it. Once I would do it, I would realize how much I enjoyed it, missed it and felt proud of myself and that it was so worth it. Time to follow that advise again.
I did have a great break, I enjoyed myself and found that there was not a lot of damage during the holidays (because my plan was to start back after 5 lbs were gained). My problem is starting back up. It doesn’t help that my aversion to the cold this time of year turns me into a spoiled brat. Today is the day to turn it all around.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MYRMEN 1/6/2014 1:50PM

    Starting slow is way better than not starting at all! Keep up with your good work. You are so much worth it!

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CHICA_BORICUA 1/6/2014 11:23AM


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MRSKDB 1/6/2014 10:05AM

    It's okay to start slow! I have only recently come to terms with the fact that (for me, personally), trying to do it all at once is too much and I will burn out. I have started gradually this go around, and I feel the momentum building rather than burning out.

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