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Challenged to a 14 Day Streak

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Steph-knee wrote a blog about starting a 14 day streak and challenged her readers to join her. I've decided to join her, too. From March 18 to March 31, I will walk every day and will go out to eat only twice. So far, so good! I like the idea of short term challenges, because I can try out new ideas or get back to better habits without becoming obsessive.

I did great through the holidays, but then I fell apart. Am I afraid of change, failure, or success? Am I punishing myself by continuing down the wrong path? What? Why do I sabotage myself? I DON'T KNOW! Okay, maybe I do. I know that allowing myself to become obsessive is a dangerous thing because I begin to feel trapped and then I rebel.

Many people view this as a battle. It's what keeps them motivated. I found that I have to come at it from another angle: Acceptance. This is what I do now, This is where I need to be. This is who I am now.

So I continue to work at finding my balance--both mentally and physically. A balance between getting enough sleep, exercising, and healthy, mindful eating.

I'm enjoying the 14 day streak idea. Hey, you can do anything for two weeks, right?
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  • DESERTJULZ
    Great attitude and excellent blog, Linda! You're so right. You can commit for 14 days. The window is short enough to allow you to plan for the day off, or the piece of chocolate. :D
    2494 days ago
  • KAREN608
    You can do it!!
    2496 days ago
  • EABL81
    That sounds like a great plan, Linda. Two weeks is definitely a great short term goal. emoticon
    2496 days ago
  • CLAIREINPARIS
    Great idea! emoticon
    2496 days ago
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