I'm losing it, and learning to live a healthy life!
Please join me on my journey to a healthier me. Some people may think I'm obsessed, but I prefer to think of myself as dedicated. Yes, there will be drama, there will be silliness and there will be struggles, but by golly there will also be dancing!
First I don't want to sound like a broken record, but I can never say thank you enough for my health. I have always been able to plow through anything in a short amount of time but this one was different. So happy to feel good again, in fact I am now walking 3.5 on my 3 breaks at work, and I have never felt better.
I love my new iphone and the best app ever is I map my walk. So here goes, I will try to post my walking each time on my blog.
Not a bad place to walk, and it's free. I love, love, love to walk!
I was almost to the point of thinking this day would never come. I have been a relatively well person for almost 10 days. My energy is coming back, and unfortunately my appetite has returned as well. The last month or so, I felt so bad that I would eat only things that appealed to me, which of course were all unhealthy. Sick as I was it did not affect me and I still lost weight. Now I am struggling to get back to my healthy lifestyle, and I am craving those foods I didn't indulge in before (at least not every day) :) Oh well if I can do it once, I can do it again.
First things first, I need to plan my menu, then journal it.
Second I need to Walk, Walk, Walk!
Third I need to be kind to my body.
And fourth I need to just do it!
Loving points plus, loving fruit, now the veggies that's another story, for another day!
I am back. I have no idea what all happened in my life the past 6 months, I just know I was sicker than I have ever been. I have been to more doctors in the past 6 months than I have been to in my entire life. Most of the time they spent eliminating things that wasn't wrong with me :( of course that does nothing for the problem at hand, except in my case it made it worse. Finally after an MRI, 3 x-rays numerous blood tests, it was diagnosed as Pneumonia. The antibiotics were terrible and left very bad side affects but I finally began to stop coughing so much. My eating habits have been so bad during this time, but in spite of this I lost 15 pounds, but I now have my appetite back along with the bad habits. So it is time to get serious.
I am going to try to start exercising and eating right today.
I almost didn't post because it is just to depressing. Oh well, the thing is I can usually find a way to make things better, and I am trying but it seems the doctors can't find out what is wrong with me. I am not giving up, but I am through being a research tool as well. Just trying to enjoy the good days now, and hoping for many more. :) Also hoping for normal again.
Lately I have won more battles than I have lost, but I have lost to many to count. Small victories really add up, and while I do believe that I can eat anything I want (within reason), I really want to make the healthy choice. Sometimes it is a battle (in my own mind) and sometimes it is just easy. That is what I want more than anything along this journey. I just want to " want to do this."
Today I was in the snack shack at work, and I really thought about getting this candy bar. It is only one point per square. It has 5 squares and it is a dark chocolaty goodness. I picked it up and carried it around to make sure this is what I wanted,