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Slow and steady wins the race

Saturday, August 27, 2011

So, I've been at it for a while now. And by a while, I really just mean that I've been doing well for about a week. Ever since last Saturday the only day I didn't work out was Thursday. That is only because I work from 7-3 then I have school from 5-9:30. I have declared Thursday my rest day.
When I started going to the gym last weekend I decided that first that was all I was going to focus on: working out. I will start there.
I know for a fact that with the depression medication I'm on now, and working out 5-6 days a week it will really help with my energy and mood. I know that eating right goes right along with it. I'm just not putting a whole lot of focus on it. And what is kind of funny.... is that it's naturally happening. Small choices that I make are making a difference. Only one piece of sausage at breakfast, and add some fruit in so that I still get the amount of food I need to feel full, but just many less calories. I wish I would have taken a photo of my breakfast, because it was so tasty and everything all together was only 350 calories. Fried egg, sausage, toast, grapes, strawberries and Simply Orange Juice.
Anyway. For the most part I've been feeling good. Work is starting to settle down again. It was so stressful last week, I had had nightmares about it all weekend before last Monday. Thankfully that is over.
We are going to the baseball game today. Even though the Cards haven't been doing very well, it should still be a good time. St. Louis has the best fans :D
I hope everyone has a great day!
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  • THETURTLEBEAR
    Good stuff! CONGRATS!!
    3309 days ago
  • TINKSMOM1
    I think slow in steady is a great way to go, Its the only thing that works for me....I got your card, it was beautiful! Thank you so much for your support! I love ya tons! I hope you had a good time at the game! We still need to use that groupon, so find me a date your available, cause we are pretty open.....I miss you! We should at least try to do a photo day soon...think of all the walking! emoticon emoticon
    3310 days ago
  • SONGBARDBIRD
    Hey girl, great to hear from you! It sounds like you are slowly getting back on track and making small, productive choices so keep it up! Take it slow and pretty soon you'll be back to your 100% in no time! Exercise will DEFINITELY make you feel better on top of your meds, so yaaaayyy! Keep us updated
    3311 days ago
  • AZMOMXTWO
    sounds like you are doing great keep up the good work
    3311 days ago
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