I'm Done Counting Days

Saturday, September 28, 2013

I've not been on Spark for a while though I've logged on every single day. Sadly, all my efforts to get strong and lose weight have backfired. I have been rather ill for the past two weeks because of an autoimmune malady. This is something I've dealt with for a long time but thought this time I had it all under control. Wrong.

I'm not totally sure what set it off but I think it was a matter of the perfect storm. My workouts were getting pretty intense. A long time ago I figured out if I do an intense workout one day the next day I should do a simple yoga routine. Well, I haven't done that because truthfully I LOVE tough workouts and I was getting away with it. Then I ran out of amino acids and stopped taking them thinking I was eating so regularly I didn't need them. They always helped me in the past, why did I think now was different. Then I started a new job and it is intense and I love it. Finally it is my allergy season. Put it all together and I end up down for the count.

Also, during this time I tend to start making poor food choices. I don't even want to get on the scale but I will to get my mind back in the game. I'm finally able to get in some light exercise so I think I'm getting better.

I am going to create a new plan for myself. It probably will be easier to follow and less intense but I must do it. I can't afford in any way to be sick not to mention it is unpleasant to say the least. All I can say is it is more important than ever to create a healthy life style. My life is too enjoyable not to be able to show up to it.

I'm down but not out.
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  • UFEDAK85
    Glad to hear you are getting better! The good news is you know what you need to do in order to make your body healthy and strong. It's not fun to not be able to do things the way we want to do them (everyday intense workouts, etc), however, you can still move, workout, and get fit and healthy without having to push your body to the max everyday. I hope you feel 100% soon!
    2205 days ago
    Hope you feel better soon!! Are you going to do the carb cycling or find something else?
    2206 days ago
    You know your body best and it sounds like yu want to do what is best and healthy ......... Maybe moderation and easing back in is the right thing for now .......
    2206 days ago
    You know what your body needs so thats a good thing....sorry your not feeling good...hope you feel better soon emoticon
    2206 days ago
    Perhaps a couple days off to regroup is what you need!
    2206 days ago
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