Saturday, August 29, 2009
My friend Resha, after talking about something of concern, always advices, "Richale follow peace." That has stayed with me ever since she spoke the words. Today it serves as gentle, yet urgent reminder after gaining 9 pounds of FAT in the last 3 weeks (NEW WEIGHT249.4). No its not muscle because I havent been to the gym but 1 day in 2 weeks not only that I refused to even look at how much I weighed until today. All I can say is my bad because I made a conscious decision to eat, avoid the gym, and have fun with my summer love (smile). But NOW I am reminded that I started out doing this for me and I MUST CONTINUE. Being in a new relationship is emotional and I am truly experiencing the HIGHS and LOWS of it, yet I can not allow it to be the excuse for over indulging and or making the wrong choices. I am back at work now and it too has emotionally tapped into my person but I must create boundaries and use the benefit of being back in a routine to my benefit. Journaling my food and my emotions is also a source of encouragement and power for me so that is why I am here today. I declare this week a week of PEACE and my theme for this year and next is going to be FOLLOW PEACE...that means instead of letting my emotions rule me I am going to pray for peace and keep it moving! One thing I am going to do is stop letting life rush me and take more time to smell the roses, if you will, I deserve it.