Thursday, July 03, 2014
I am on my third day and am feeling good. I am eating good and exercising. I am making good choices based on nutrition and not emotions or stress. I haven't felt deprived or as though I am "having" to do this. I am doing it because I want to. Normally I feel resentment that I "have" to do this to get healthy. I want to do this. I am sure that there will be days where I am not as motivated but for now I am happy where I am at and feeling good about it. I will need to remember this during those times! I think that a big part of making this a lifestyle thing is doing something that I want to do. Most diets are hard to stick to because they aren't exactly what you want to do. I feel like this is more of an eating plan than a diet. If I can't have fruit (carbs) today, I can have them tomorrow! It isn't a big deal. I am just really happy with it for now. I can always modify and adapt it as I go through this journey trying to get healthy and be the best me.
I am so blessed. I took my 2 kids to the park after we ran some errands this morning and watching them laugh and play was great. I have two beautiful and healthy kids. They are amazing in every way. They deserve the best mom that they can have. I deserve to be that. It isn't something that will be given to me, but the choices that I make will determine how great of a mom I can be. I can make healthy food choices. I can exercise with them. I can be happier and teach them what is truly important in life. I can teach them to be confident in themselves and love themselves. It is up to me. I believe in myself. I can give them the great mom that they deserve. I am on my way to bettering myself. For them....and for me!