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Day 44 It's Not the Right Time

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Yes, this is the right time to work on healthy living. A few months back, it was not with my husband's unemployment, lacking good insurance and with my mother's hospitalizations. Now, Dave is employed, I have that full-time job with benefits (insurance!) and Mother is currently out of the hospital. Now, I would not be surprised if my mother continues to be in and out of the hospital.

So what are the current roadblocks to healthy living? And what can I do about them?

- Emotional eating - Journal, pay attention to my feelings, tell myself "I am important to me" and "My feelings do matter to me", work through the 100 Days of Weight Loss book, plan/prep/track food, try meditating

- Irregular work schedule - use my calendar, SP's Other Goals and our family's job chart to focus me on doing things in priority order

- Not being able to run - try to be patient while waiting for diagnosis and treatment plan, follow that plan, do what exercise is allowed - walking, biking, ST

- Knowing I am on call for Mother's trips to hospital and doctor (& errands) - make myself a priority outside of those times.
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

GOODGETNBETR 4/6/2014 7:02PM

    Glad things are looking brighter. Stick to your plans and you'll reap what you seek.

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 4/5/2014 5:35PM


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MNABOY 4/5/2014 4:00PM

    Great attitude!

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LOLAINSC 4/5/2014 2:49PM

    Wishing you all kinds of success with the Spring Challenge.

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