Trying to Trust

Last week’s goals: 1. Stick to food plan: A I did a little bit of adjusting on the fly as things came up during the week, but honestly I thought it went really well! 2. Daily exercise: A I did a workout video every day, as part of an accountability group of ladies on facebook.…

Stick to the Plan

Last week’s goals: 1. Meal planning / food diary: A I’m proud of myself for this one! I haven’t meal planned in years, and jumping back in was really overwhelming. But I’ve got it done, I’ve got the food in my house, and I’m gonna do my best to stick to the plan this week. 2.…

B Student

Last week’s goals: 1. Take care of myself: B Sometimes I don’t have the energy to do the things that would help me have more energy. That’s frustrating, as I’m sure you can imagine. 2. Limit time on the internet: B I did pretty great with this the first half of the week, but over the…

C Student

I have a migraine with aura right now so this is gonna be short (it’s kinda difficult to see the screen because of the visualizations, plus the light from the screen makes the pain worse). Last week’s goals: 1. Exercise 3x: C I exercised twice this week 2. Leave the house every day: C If…

Moving Forward

Last week’s goals: 1. Exercise 3x: D I exercised once. Whoops. 2. Leave the house every day (with one rest day): A- I stayed home two days, but one was because I hadn’t slept the night before. I don’t love leaving the house every day, but I do recognize that it’s healthy for me. So I’m…

Preemptive Therapy

Last week’s goals: 1. Walk the neighborhood at least three times: F My energy has been really low and I’ve been in some pain, so I skipped out on walks this week. But I did try to go outside for a few minutes every day. 2. Make Appointments: A I FINALLY DID IT! I made the…

Gosh Darn It

Last week’s goals: 1. Walk the neighborhood at least four times: B I walked 3 times 3. Make appointments: F Gosh darn it. I’m really frustrated with myself for putting this off so long, but I’m also really scared of starting the process of choosing a new doctor. I haven’t been sleeping well because my mind…

Start Over on Monday

Last week’s goals: 1. Walk around the neighborhood at least three times: A+ I took Mia for FOUR walks this week! It is getting easier and I’m feeling less anxious the more I do it. 2. Make appointments: F Man, I barely thought about the appointments I need to make, and when I did think…

Meet Mia

Guess what! We adopted a dog over the weekend! Her name is Mia! Mia is a red lab, about a year old, and still very much a puppy. She’s adorable and sweet, but she’s also very vocal and very energetic. I’ll be honest, it’s been a little stressful. I don’t like being barked at. Our last dog, Lulu, rarely…

Vacation Mode pt. 2

Last week’s goal: Vacation mode! : A+ It’s been a very fun week celebrating our anniversary! This week’s goals: 1. Stay healthy I woke up today with a little bit of a scratchy throat.. So I’ve got to be extra careful about the way I’m taking care of myself. We have a couple more days in…