Lifetime Momentum #11
Friday, January 08, 2010
So it's been about a month and a half since I last blogged. A lot has happened in that time. I was sailing right along with the weight-loss/exercise routine/healthy eating/etc... Then December 11th hit and BAM, I got laid-off. I spent about two weeks in comfort food and then the holidays. Needless to say I didn't fare so well. I was down about 10 pounds and am now back up by that same number. I have been doing much better this past week controlling the eating and even getting into a new exercise routine. As a result of my layoff I lost my gym membership as it was a benefit through the company I was with. My routine had consisted of swimming at least 3 times a week. I was even getting up to around two hours a day in the pool. I loved the swimming and found that it really motivated me to exercise like nothing I have ever done before.
Getting into a new exercise routine has been tough since I no longer have access to a pool. I have begun using the treadmill that we have in the basement, but it seems like a drudgery to me. I just have to keep reminding myself that the results will be worth it and that after a while I will learn to enjoy the treadmill too. I look forward to finding another job, because as soon as I do I'm joining some fitness center somewhere that has a pool. In the meantime I have to stick with some sort of activity.
I mentioned that food is once again under control. I'm actually getting to the point where I'm enjoying the healthy eating again as I did back when I first joined SP.
One of the nice things about being laid-off has been that it has allowed me to spend more time refocusing my life. I have enjoyed the time with my family and have a new fervor to get healthy.
Never Stop Moving!