Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Don't Over Think It

Sometimes I cause my own stress. My sisters are coming for a visit the 1st of August. My daughter wants to have her baby shower while they are here. I'm all for that. So why I am resisting? I am over thinking and over worried about this little shin-dig. So what do I do? What I do best. Nothing. It drives my daughter crazy. This will change. Today. The invites will be going out and some food decisions will be made. This doesn't have to be a big deal. I am making it a big deal. I want to do something extra nice cause it's for my kid, but also, my sisters will be here too. Yes, I might want to impress them....pride? Oh yes.

I got on the scales this morning and was down 2 lbs since this weekend. I was happy with that. I am sucking down the water. It's so FREAKING hot here. Both walking buddies bailed on me this morning. I sucked it up and went out and got in almost 4 miles. I was drenched by the time I got home. Listened to some inspirational podcasts. It was a nice start to the day. I like my morning therapy sessions with my buddies, but sometimes like this morning, it was nice to be alone with my thoughts. The sun rise was MAGNIFICENT!! I wish I would have had my camera. I could have shared it with you.

I have been assessing my eating lately. I am using food. There is no doubt about that. I am eating too much. Not bad stuff. Too much of a good thing.....is still too much. I am not sure what's up with the nerves right now. I am in the midst of something hormonal. I can feel that. Plus my tummy problems haven't really gone away. Even though I have been ot the doc and am taking something. I am just going to to continue to do the next right thing. Minimize damage and try to do better. Today is a new day. Just like everyday.

So today I am going to stay in the moment. I have set my intentions. I have gotten a good start and have planned for the rest of the day. How about you??

Keep the mood and the food real...............

8 comments:

  1. I really enjoy reading your blog. I too am a food user. It is hard, but like you said "today is a new day". I have exercised, journaled my food for today, and am drinking my water.

    Good luck with the baby shower.

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  2. Way better then yesterday :) Sounds lovely Dana.

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  3. I definately stress over the little things and need to let it go. And I too used food but unlike you I used "bad" stuff. My tummy is protesting and I've learned a lesson. Those burgers are just not worth it....
    Today is a new day, and tomorrow and the day after and so on...
    Have a great day!

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  4. ok, so a little pride in wanting to impress your sisters and do something really nice and sweet for your daughter isn't a bad thing. Just don't stress about it. They would rather have you sane, happy and healthy!

    Food user....yes, that is me!!!!!!!!

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  5. Definitely don't stress i'm sure it will be an awesome afternoon!
    2 lbs down that's great! I still stop and assess what i'm doing quite often, i think it keeps us on top of our plan.

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  6. I'm a user too.
    Don't stress over the shower/sisters situation - it never helps.

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  7. Sounds like you are "spot-on" to me.
    Glad you liked the sunrise.
    I bet it was magnificent.

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  8. ahhh family (thats all I shall say on a public forum :))

    and Im with HopeFool--as much as you can just let go and BREATHE.

    you know, the old do as I say and not as Id mostly likely do :)

    carla

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