Well, this week has been a disaster. Okay, perhaps not quite a life or death situation but it hasn’t really been a good week for me diet-wise.
I’ve managed to half stick to the diet this week. It’s not as if I’ve over-gorged a huge amount but I’ve definitely snacked more than I should have and reverted back to sandwiches and toast for a couple of the days. Bread, I’ve discovered, sets me back quite a bit. It makes me feel heavy and bloated but we’ve had an eventful couple of weeks here and toast is easy to make and grab, so I made it and grabbed it a little more than I perhaps should have.
I am sitting here typing away at this diet update and whilst I’m doing so I’m snacking away on some crisps. The irony is not lost on me – but tomorrow is another day and I have a fridge full of fruit, vegetables and yoghurt to hopefully help me get back into things. I really ought not to wait until these foods have run out before I order the next shop. When they are no longer there for me to eat I have to eat the things I have and this signals another slide back even when I’ve been doing so well.
Exercise-wise, things haven’t been good at all this week – due to the aforementioned events which have recently occurred. The cross-trainer has been inaccessible, blocked off by a whole heap of stuff piled in front of it. We need to find a home for the upright piano which was resident in the playroom – there just isn’t the room for it any more and we’re clearing out stuff we don’t use. I want to keep hold of the cross-trainer though and I’m getting increasingly annoyed with myself for not getting on there, despite the fact that it’s been nigh on impossible to do. I am hoping that this week I can make a path to get to it and can get back into things.
I think I just need a bit of encouragement or perhaps just a kick up the behind to get back into things. I must get back into the saddle. It’s only a cycle of self-loathing I get back into when I don’t, and I feel so much more positive and better about myself when I’m at least trying. You’d think I’d have learnt by now.
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