So it’s Friday ya’ll and I’ve made a new promise to myself. To write in my blog more often. So to begin with I’m going to post Fridays and use it to ramble about what happened this week and what I’d like to see for next week.
Monday began #last90days challenge for me. I set out with the best of intentions. Exercise Monday, Wednesday and Friday by getting up an hour early, drinking 120oz of water a day and give up one food category I KNOW I shouldn’t have. I did a speed read of the book “Girl Wash Your Face” in preparation for the challenge. I’ve been listening to Rachel Hollis’s podcasts and I feel like I’m learning some things. I appreciate her realness and honesty. One of the take aways I have from this is that setting personal boundaries is a necessary. Prioritizing myself is something that I never do. I need to start doing that. I think that this step has to happen before I am successful in any other area.
So in the spirit of honesty, I haven’t worked out this week, I did break that promise to myself. I blamed it on taking care of things for my parents, doctors appointments that didn’t go exactly as I wanted them to, someone being home while I workout – you name it, I can make an excuse for it. Truth of the matter is, I just didn’t “make” the time for it, because I didn’t want to. Feeling bad about myself overshadowed the need to workout. Which paired with me staying in bed as long as possible – then running around like a jerk to get the kids out the door for school and eating ALL the foods in the category I should be giving up (candy). I did however drink half my weight in water each day this week, bonus to that is all the extra steps I logged while I went to the bathroom a zillion times! I have also been writing my ten things I’m grateful for each day. Some days they come easy, some days I’m reaching for anything.
My goal for the next week is to keep doing what I’m doing successfully, then add in those other 3 items – which all go together for me. Making the time and putting myself on the schedule is going to be a big hurdle for me to get past, but it’ll happen. It has to happen for me to find the success I’m looking for. I also need to develop my “WHY”, because without that why – none of this will stick.
So until next week…wish me luck!