one week down!
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
of better living through chemistry. I realized yesterday I went a whole week without breaking down in tears. A whole week without having an episode in anger, tears of deep sadness, paralyzation due to stress/anxiety (about having to do the regular, everyday things of being a parent...or really just living, like washing dishes, laundry...). I think it's taken almost 2 full months for the Wellbutrin to "kick in", but I'm feeling more steady, more like myself. I was hoping to feel better, or like super woman :D ha! but apparently I am just supposed to be feeling like myself, able to cope and live life without curling up on the floor in tears. The past couple Fridays have been too busy to post, but I have been doing well being at least vegetarian before 6, and some days all day. Some days I've been successful being vegan even, but right now I'm just trying to hold myself to being vegetarian during the day. I've cut way back on my dairy, which, is a big deal in itself (most notably CHEESE, I have a Cheese problem!) :D baby steps! I've been wearing my fitbit and marvel at how many floors I climb each day; we moved to a two story house, and I can fit in a lot of stair climbing, with laundry as weights! I'm even feeling like I'm going to start standing at work again (shoes! I need to get my good shoes out, and probably look for some new stylish? shoes to wear to work). The scale is finally going down, probably because of the combo of things going on. I'll take it. My goals are still long term changes that promote health and wellbeing no matter what size I'm at... but ya know, I would *like* to be lighter. :) I hope to be posting all the good that happened this week and my goals for next week on Friday. Happy Tuesday!!