The weather is gloomy today, and I am feeling a little tired and run down. I didn’t sleep that well and the clocks fell back so I’m sure that’s all contributing to my overall malaise. I did fight the urge to stay inside all day, and went to spin class before food shopping:
I have a lot of work to do, and I can feel my stress levels rising. Even though I know it would be a good idea to get busy and just do what I need to do – the truth is, I don’t really want to do any of it. So I am trying to enlist The Killers The Beastie Boys, and Barry McGuire to drum up some much-needed energy:
I keep thinking about last week’s topic – Emotional Eating. In the face of a looming deadline, the dreary day, and the lack of a good night’s sleep it would have been easy to find some solace in over-indulgences and prolonged snacking. Being self-aware is really remarkable because you see your own behaviors through a lens of clarity and honesty. That is a game changer friends.
As I close my post, I want to express my sincere thanks to all of you who read these. It helps to know that my other people can relate to my personal struggles and revelations. I am grateful that I discovered how to use writing as an outlet for ongoing reflection. That is as powerful as following Weight Watchers and getting in regular workouts. More tomorrow…