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Need Motivation to Start this plan

Thursday, August 01, 2019



I just needed that slap in the face that this quote is putting there for me. As much as i know this, I struggle every morning with what to wear after stepping on the dreaded scale to see my progress or decent as it has been lately. I tell myself that starting today, I'm going to make good choices that will help me reach my goals but yet, I struggle to follow through. WHY is this so difficult?!?!?!

I'm not sure what it is going to take for me to push myself and make sure that I am eating healthy, getting adequate exercise and enough sleep. The sleep deprivation keeps me from getting up early and exercising because it's too easy to hit the snooze button. I haven't been walking at work during my breaks because my co-worker has been on vacation. I just work right through my breaks instead of doing it on my own. I have no self-motivation but if I'm meeting someone, it's a totally different story.

I'm going to commit myself today to start this new month by dedicating each day:
1) a minimum of 30 minutes to exercise
2) 30 more minutes of sleep
3) 2 more vegetables to my plate

Should be easy enough, right? Wish me luck and say a little prayer for me....obviously I need it based on my past.

THANKS!!
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  • REMBRY
    Thank you
    Thank you
    I'm struggling too ..
    perhaps we could work this plan together ..
    my thorns are alcohol, sweet and salty snacks .. .. awe crap .. to be honest all of it ..
    I eat real and well .. and would be in perfect shape if I were a lumber jack !! :)

    What makes me the maddest .. is I can keep a promise or commitment to you or anyone else ... yet it seems I don't matter .. we need to fall deeply and crazily in love with the whacky wonderful , beautiful and intriguing women that we are in this moment .... as we move forward with self love to reveal a totally different amazing self ..
    I began in ernest August 1 .. no booze ... ate fairly well ... but had ice-cream .. watching tv .. (I'm allergic to dairy ... so today could be an interesting day .. )

    who did I buy the DQ assorted ice cream treat package for ?? in all honesty .. ME .. but why .. on a mission to turn myself inside out ?? or I don't value myself enough to honour to food allergies ..

    I'm sure I could make a shrink resign and begin a baking career ..

    Hello August 2 .. today I will be honest ... totally with me ..
    Coffee
    Water
    Exercise .. 10 minutes TZone ... 15 minutes TreadMaster
    Water
    Breakfast

    thank you for your blog .. you have lit a small spark within me .. now to kindle it into a blaze of glory ..

    Be Kind and Loving to you ..
    Be the very best You you can be today ..

    Donna
    111 days ago
  • FLORIDASUN
    Just treasure yourself enough to honor your beautiful body. I just heard that my DH's best friend has been diagnosed with rectal cancer. He is the same age as my dear hubby when we lost him to cancer...72. I used to think that was a ripe old age but as we continue to add the years to our history I realize that age is just a number...it's the quality of our health that is truly important.

    WHY are so many MANY people dying of cancer...it's our rotten disgusting fake food diet. We put a heavy value on fast, quick, and convient....well sickness is NOT convient...and our poor bodies are screaming to us to pay attention and be selective to the thinks we eat. We have to pay attention...we have to plan and seek healthy foods. You can do it and so can I...lets pay attention and be good to ourselves! emoticon
    111 days ago
  • IMUSTLOSEIT1
    I also have trouble staying motivated with any program I have started. I start with a positive passion to succeed and by day 7 I am totally over it. One thing I am doing is kicking that scale, as I am going to go on how the clothes feel. As you know weight fluctuates daily, so why punish yourself daily. So no more scale here.
    111 days ago
  • JOHNMARTINMILES
    Awright!

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    Instead of believing the world is plotting to do you harm, choose to believe the world is plotting to do you good. Instead of seeing every difficult challenging event as a negative, see it for what it could be - something that is meant to enrich you, empower you, or advance your causes.
    ~ W. Clement Stone
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    Keep on Keeping on!

    Make today the greatest day of your life!
    Until tomorrow!
    112 days ago
  • GLOYNBYW
    You can do it..
    112 days ago
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