My March Madness!
Sunday, March 02, 2014
The day I have been dreading since December arrives this Thursday........the dentist. What was suppose to be done in December has been prolonged due to the last tooth cannot be saved. So..another tooth pulled.....another bridge put in. I dread the pain. The only saving grace I have ....is that this is the last tooth to be worked on.
For awhile, I have been guilty of not going forward in my efforts in bettering myself in health. The depressed part of me wanted to put it on hold till my teeth are done. Fortunately......I realized that there will always be something to side track me....IF I let it.
I have been doing well in my fitness challenges and yes.....nutrition. After Thursday, it shall be a challenge because I shall be back to soft and liquid type foods. Walking will be hard for a few weeks as the pain shoots up my face as the hole in my mouth throbs with pain as it tries to heal.
I don't want to take a huge step backwards....and it is up to ME not to relent to that temptation.
I have come up with MY March Madness. Each day.....I shall focus on an accomplishment I have completed. Getting in all my healthy guidelines may prove to be a stretch......and not to be beaten.....I will focus on something I am TRULY thankful for. I shall be grateful and positive all the same.
I could have BLOWN off this week as far as food planning is concern. I choose NOT too. This am we went grocery shopping and yes...I have stocked up for the impending mouth pain with soft foods....I also purchased and planned for foods PRIOR to D DAY....hence ...dentist day! LOL!
I really truly LACK in VEGGIES in the winter months......SO...to combat that...I made SALADS for the NEXT four days via mason jars!
I feel SO proud! I do.......and it makes me look forward to the first part of the week. I did this a lot in the Summer months, but alas, got away from it in the Colder season. You can do this with cut up fruit as well and it lasts up to 7-8 days in the frig.
Snacks and meals are tentatively set.
So....even though I may have a slight set back......and I may be at a stand still.....I am not down and out. Mentality.....I shall be ahead of this game of life because I am still fighting. I may be down for the moment, but not for the count.