Well congratulations, you've taken the first AWESOME step in the right direction by coming HERE!
I have had your very same struggle, even quite recently. I was doing SO well eating and exercising, feeling great, and boom I got strep throat, could not exercise, very bummed. Got over it, felt awesome again, BOOM, another sinus infection (I teach, so I'm around germy kids all day). Just got over that one and now having a horrible time getting back into it with my allergies from the spring pollen and such...
BUT what I have realized is that all is never lost. If one way of exercising doesn't work for awhile, so what, do something else..if your "go to " healthy food has become boring, get something else healthy, there's plenty to choose from. You mention having a "rhythm" of exercise, and that is awesome to make it a habit, but it can also be a hindrance because then if anything gets you out of your "rhythm", whether it be sickness, a bad day at work, your friend wanting to buy you chicken express (happened to me yesterday) then it is easy to have the "throw in the towel" mentality because you don't know how to do it any other way than your "rhythm". Does that make sense? So instead of focusing on a set schedule or list of exercises or list of foods maybe focus on lots for different choices you can do depending on your schedule each day, your mood, etc. and don't forget to TRACK everything....spark has the best accountability system ever!!!
Edited by: LOVEMOUSE82 at: 5/5/2013 (20:41)
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