Ehrmagerd, I’m berk! Just completed Jillian Michaels Body Revolution Week, 1 Day 1 + C25K Week, 1 Day 1.
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I wanted this to be a happy, fun, positive post, but the truth of the matter is, I’ve been struggling — mentally, emotionally, and by proxy, physically. I’m not entirely sure what has been going on, but I’ve been having way more frequent “down” days than I have in a long while. I’ve been stressed at work, and I think that’s contributed, but it’s more than that; I’ve just not felt like myself. And since I don’t usually feel so down so many days in a row, I didn’t really know how to cope, which ended up stressing me out even more — not the greatest for a insert-negative-emotion-here-eater. Oh, the ice cream consumed. Oh, how cliche.
However, the last few days, I’ve felt much better — more balanced, less stressed. (Though I’m bloated to high heck [I feel like I have a beach ball under my shirt] due to the crappy food and little exercise [I have gotten some walks in here and there)]. I’m taking advantage of my good mood to set some health (mental/emotional/physical) action steps/guidelines in place lest things go south again.
This week, I will exercise at least three times. I will eat regular amounts of food. I will write when I’m feeling anxious. I will drink water. I will not think in all-or-nothing terms. I will follow the motto “be the person you want to be.”