I know exactly how you feel, I actually just graduated today. I got through week one, then it was finals week, and getting all my stuff organized for graduation, looking for jobs, getting ready for a friend's wedding, and all sorts of jazzy things including dealing with panic attacks and some severe depression that had me laid up in bed for 2 days. I kept my calories in check but I wasn't able to work out at all I have to start over on week 2 so I am going to be a week behind where I want to be. But even through everything I am still trying and I haven't given up yet. Congrats on Graduating.
-Train like your stronger fitter evil-twin is plotting to kill you-
Pounds lost: 17.6
Fitness Minutes: (183,179) Posts: 22,655 5/12/12 11:28 A
I also got a little derailed after starting the challenge - it took me longer to finish all of the week 1 steps, but I did. Instead of starting all over I just kept going and now am ready for the week 2 challenge steps with the goal of actually completing them in 1 week.
Fitness Minutes: (183,179) Posts: 22,655 5/11/12 2:26 P
So I said last Wednesday (5/2) that I had a really hard day at work, well that extended into the workday on Thursday (5/3)... then I graduated this past Sunday (5/6) so I had family functions Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday... so that kept me from keeping up with the videos and cardio. I did keep track of my food intake though, and while the foods weren't the healthiest I tried to stay within my calorie limits.
I spent Tuesday relaxing, in attempt to recover from the weekend of family stuff, and started back at work this Wednesday (5/9, after 5 days off). I was going to do my video after work that night (I work 3-11) but ended up having to work a double which meant not getting off until 9am on Thursday to go back to work at 4:30. After 5 hours of sleep on Thursday (5/10) I was not fit to do ANY type of work out, heck they didn't even keep me at work once I got there because I looked so exhausted. Spent that night sleeping and relaxing.
Now today I will be doing my workout when I get home, no matter HOW tired I am... BUT I managed to lose 5 pounds since starting this so now to keep it going and get back on track.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.