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Funny How That Works...

Friday, May 20, 2011

It's funny how connected we are to our health in every aspect of our life. One of the things that I always told myself was that I got to the weight I had because I had to put so much time into work to be successful. I put in lots of long hours to be sure that I could keep up on all my tasks and projects. I am a software developer/architect, so there is always a lot of pressure to meet deadlines. So that meant MANY hours of just sitting in front of a keyboard. The more I had to do the longer I had to sit there. What's interesting though is that since I started living this new healthy lifestyle, my brain just works better. My workload hasn't lightened any, but I'm spending less time doing my tasks. I have more energy and focus. This means I accomplish my goals at work in less time and have more time to spend with my family and pursuing the things that bring me pleasure in life!

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  • NJTEACHER21
    I agree with you 100%. Ever since I started working out and eating better, my whole way of being has improved. Less moody, more energy, less stressed.
    2734 days ago
  • TJHIERS
    you are so right, i see the same changes in myself as well,
    and losing some weight has me doing more with the family too.
    i regret all the times i said no,... when asked to do something with them ,only because my weight held me back..
    we are headed in the right direction now, and i'll see ya at the finish line !
    keep up the good work,i'm rooting for ya ! emoticon
    2737 days ago
  • MOONBIRD
    That is great! Being healthy affects every part of our lives and I finally realized that I have to take care of myself to give my all to other things. emoticon
    2737 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    It's really amazing how much better we feel when we eat and exercise on plan. It helps every aspect of life.
    2737 days ago
  • BBORDEN86
    It is very much connected! Keep up the good work. I find when I'm eating healthy the workload doesn't seem as overbearing and I'm focused more on the tasks to accomplish. I work at a desk all day for both my jobs, which isn't easy too say the least. But, when I'm eating unhealthy and not exercising it's even harder to stay focused.
    2737 days ago
  • SUPERSMILE37
    I hear you. As a person who sits in front of a computer all day. My job goes superbusy to super slow.. so I try to enjoy the down times.

    thanks for your blog.
    2737 days ago
  • REDHEAD582
    Very true, good insight!
    2737 days ago
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