Christmas is over, 3 days until the stress is over.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Five days since I last blogged. I haven't totally fallen off the wagon.
Christmas with my parents, my MIL, my husband and kids was wonderful .... no really, it was. I wasn't stressed out that things weren't perfect. I didn't spend my entire time in the kitchen. I actually played a few board games, wii games, relexed and enjoyed the experience.
Why was this year so different? I lowered my expectations. I vocalized my stressors. Meds were in check. I didn't eat my way through it. Those were the 4 things I was striving for and I think I did fairly well.
I didn't spin the wheel, log my food, exercise, weigh in or measure. However, I did not eat seconds. I did not snack between meals and I didn't eat after dinner or before bed. I made sure I was sitting everytime something went into my mouth.
I know I over indulged but the strangest thing happened today. I was pulling my jeans up all day, they were literally falling off. They weren't doing that last week. I don't know what to think.
Just 3 more days and I will be stress free at work. I will do my end-of-year inventory on Sunday, hope that people buy up the party trays I've ordered and spend the next 3 months "coasting" until Easter. *Whew*
I've had pretty good luck sticking with New Year's resolutions. I will be 3 years smoke free, I'm 10 lbs from my goal, so ..... This Year's Resolution will be to totally declutter my home and keep it clean. With both kids leaving in 10 days, I just have to pick up after me and the husband.
There are so many closets, and the attic to go through and I'm not sure exactly where to start. I'm not sure how I will get rid of all the "junk" that has accumulated over the years or what my definition of "junk" is. At least I am proclaiming the Resolution and in the mindset to act on it!