Today I had to say no to attending an event at work. It was one of those stupid little things where it doesn't help you to say yes and it might hurt you to say no if people are feeling bitchy later on. But, I said no so that I could have time to workout on the day of the event. So I feel very good about it for me, bad about it for my job performance. Ugg, why can't there be 26 hours in a day?
**Wouldn't it be boring if we knew where life would take us ahead of time?**
We are the same!! My lack of time is always my struggle (luckily, it's not lack of energy, I always seem to have a lot of that - I thank my good SparkPeople nutrition and after-dinner walks for that.) I've recently decided to stop 'prioritizing' everything. There simply are not enough hours in the day. I've been delegating the cleaning a bit more, and accepting the fact that the house can't be spotless while I spend time with my family, work full-time and am taking the time to eat and exercise right! Choices... I'm a little frustrated at times with the house - but I'm getting better about it.
My struggle is to fit everything in. I want to spend as much time with my daughter as I can, as well as put in a full day's work, a work out, and the cooking and cleaning of a healthy dinner. Usually, the healthy dinner gets sacrificed and we order take out. I try and order salads or the veggie option most of the time. But it's still a dent on our pocketbook, and I'd still rather be cooking our own meals. It's an everyday struggle.
I'll never regret a work out, but I almost always regret not working out.
Today my biggest struggle was my workload and stress - man, it was hard to stay the course! I was ready to just run down to the cafe and grab a coffee and a cookie - but I stuck to my salad and yogurt... I'm happy now with the decision, but at the time... it was HARD!
Every day we face new and different challenges as working Mom's. So for me the biggest struggle today is to not let others attitude bring me down and cause me to doubt my ability to make wise choices around fitness and food
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