When I got home tonight, I felt pretty crappy. So I tossed a lasagna in the oven, blessed the good luck that had brought me home before ζach and the kids, and curled up on the couch. Feeling sluggish, bloated, gross — small wonder considering what I’ve been eating lately. I need a break. A break [...]
My physiotherapist has told me that she doesn’t see me running again for at least a year. Yup, a whole year. While this is suckful, it’s also a bit of a wakeup call. It’s the reason that “physio” made my list of S.M.A.R.T. goals, even after I turned them into H.A.P.P.Y. goals. And while I [...]
I made some goals last week. They were my “H.A.P.P.Y. Goals“, and they were pretty modest: eat at least 3 servings of fruits & vegetables a day do something to elevate my heart rate every day do my physio check in with my fitness buddy every day check in with YOU by the end of [...]
I’m in a bit of a slump. Okay, so maybe it’s more like a cross between a free-fall and a mudslide. Either way, one thing I’ve been thinking about is that there’s too much thinking going on here. I’ve also been thinking about the above statement and it’s making my brain hurt. So let’s start [...]
Over the past few weeks, my relationships with food, exercise, and pretty much everything else have not been positive. I’ve used peanut butter to cope with anxiety. I’ve binged on muffins to getting back at a woman who was rude to me in a shop.
Thirty minutes. One me. Two skis. Trees a-twitter with 140 cheeky characters. Peeling off layers as I go; Swish, swish. Swish, swish. Swish, swish. Layers of weight, layers of thought. Then home. Tired, weightless, renewed. Refreshed.
About 10 days ago, I decided to get my rather substantial butt in gear and hop back on the weight-loss wagon. Or at least chase after it for a little while. Two things were different this time: 1) I didn’t tell anyone. 2) I actually stuck with it. Actually, #1 is not entirely true. I [...]