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Reality Hits Home!

Saturday, January 10, 2015

I've been experiencing low energy, drained, and stressed. I saw a picture my DH took of me at Christmas two days ago and reality hit. I don't know how I could have realized what I was allowing to happen to myself but now I do and it changes now. I need to put myself first, not take on the world's responsibilities as my own and stop feeling I have to help every cause and every one. All of those things are great, but not when it has the impact on me that this has.
I've joined a couple of challenges, a weight loss group as well as a study group.
Getting exercise in is and will be my challenge. I've set up a couple of things to keep me accountable, and am confident I will succeed.
Reality hits home, I'm hoping to score a home run in reaching my goals!
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  • -THINQ-
    AWEsome, cappy! You ARE reaching your goals, and I'm so Happy! for you!
    1576 days ago
  • FRENCHSEAMS
    what goes up can always come down! you can do this.
    1756 days ago
  • ANNEME
    You can do it! Putting yourself first is hard. I have been attempting that this year myself by putting exercise time into my schedule. emoticon
    1764 days ago
  • SABLENESS
    emoticon emoticon
    1773 days ago
  • RAINBOWMF
    emoticon a picture is worth a 1000 words.

    So happy you will get on the healthy lifestyle road.

    Love Mary
    1773 days ago
  • EVER-HOPEFUL
    me too i went on the scale today and did a double take then went off to our local reform house and brought all yummy healthy things to eat.no excuses. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon p.s love your profile poster. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1774 days ago
  • DEE797
    Wishing you all the best on your journey! emoticon
    1774 days ago
  • LINDA!
    I know the feeling. Pictures really bother me. There are times I think hey you aren't that heavy. Until I see a picture. ugh!
    1774 days ago
  • no profile photo SHORTSTORY2
    Good that you got your wake up call. Sounds like you have a good plan in place. I used to think I needed to be all things to all people and causes, but woke up to the fact that I need to take care of me to accomplish anything! You can do it!! Remember, you are not alone on Spark!
    1774 days ago
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