Hard to Find a Groove

I entered this week fully committed to getting back into good habits. I started back to the gym and I scaled back on my high GI foods. Maybe it is that beginning-of-the-year cootie swap, or maybe I’m just having a hard time getting back into a groove. Over the...

Let’s Look at Figure A

I wasn’t sure what kind of results I’d see this week. I haven’t been to the gym, so the most activity I’ve had is a bike ride and some yard work. Worried that I am getting to a plateau far too early, I decided to interpret the measurements I...

Self Grace

Remember last week how I fell so far off the wagon? How the message I was receiving was that I was literally insane and in need of medication, therapy and external intervention? Instead I gave myself a break. I chose to show myself a little grace. I am not a machine....

Season of Chaos

I went to bed last night convinced that I was insane. That I needed therapy or to be medicated because I feel like I’ve completely lost myself in the chaos of my daily life. I woke up this morning intent on looking up in-network therapists or psychiatrists...

Ready to Restart

The past week was hard. It wasn’t hard in an exceptional way — I’ve had hard weeks like these before and I’m sure I’ll have hard weeks like these again. There was one exception that made this past week different: for the first time in...

Falling off the Wagon

I haven’t been to the gym this week. It was part of my weekly routine and it helped me stay on track. I was so bummed about it that I let myself slip and have a few comfort foods this week. Hubs brought home Chick Fil A cookies one evening because I’d had...