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Figured it out

Thursday, January 17, 2013

I keep trying to figure out with the help of my mom and friend, why I can't get the weight to budge! Well, I think we may have figured it out... STRESS!

I didn't even realize I was so stressed until today. I blew up.. flipped my lid.. got down right furious. I am not normally a pissed off person, not unless I'm uber stressed and my anxiety is getting to me.

I didn't recognize the anxiety to be super high like I normally do, and didn't realize I was so stressed out. Why? I dunno. Seems like every time I figure out how I react to stress and anxiety my body changes its ways and then I have to figure it out all over again. Maybe I didn't feel the physical symptoms as much because of working out and eating better too.

I need to take the time to listen to myself instead of constantly worrying about the housework and homework and everything else going on around me. Although, it would help if somebody would help out with the housework so I don't feel like every last speck is left for me to clean.

I realize now, that my first week before school I was asked to work by someone every day. I didn't get done what I wanted to get done so I could be prepared for the first couple weeks of school. When not being asked to work I was being asked to run errands. I just couldn't get a grip on my own life. First week of school is almost gone, still am not sure whats going on in some of my classes so that will stress me out too. Now that I realize these things, I can take control and fix it. Hopefully!

Now, hopefully I start seeing the changes that I want to see!

After today, my lesson learned... I need to pay closer attention to what my body is telling me.

On a positive note, I ran 28minutes and 2.5mi straight through, and finished off with walking so I could reach my 3.1mi distance and get my walk/jog trophy on SP! Woohoo! I remember not being able to run a mile in grade school without wanting to throw up and stopping to walk how many times. Crazy to know what my body is capable of doing!


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  • TALIA2121
    I find that I feel the same as you! I also am going to school (just started my last year for online Elementary Education for my Bachelor's Degree). I never realize how stressed I am until I blow up or start snapping at people. I am normally a happy stay at home mom of 2 and military wife.
    I have found that when I start snapping or blowing up that if I add some Vitamin D3 supplement into my daily vitamins all the stress seems to melt away! I feel more energized, happy, excited about my day, and the little things just don't get to me! This is especially true around that horrible time of month! ;)
    My mom is a vitamin "nut." ;) She strongly believes that they can literally save your life. She is the one that has told me about the D3 (she and her mom have both survived cancer thanks to her and her moms nutritional beliefs). She told me that D3 was a natural "Happy Pill" whatever your body doesn't use you pee out. Plus it has all kinds of other benefits such as bone strength, aiding in weight loss, and so much more!
    1956 days ago
    Stress can really screw with your body. Good job on the run
    1956 days ago
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