How do I find balance?
That is what is on my mind this week.
There are tons of obstacles thrown at us every day and we need to somehow find a way to balance all of them. Well, right now I feel like my scale is way off balance. Daily obstacles are forcing me down on the ground and the other end of the scale is way up in the air.
Each day on this journey I am trying to figure out what I need to do to make it successful and long term. This week feels as if I take one step forward but then as quick as I take that step I go for the next one and I get thrown back. After doing the Dump the Junk I was feeling pretty optimistic about where I was heading. I have continued to keep up the 10,000 steps 5 out of 7 days. (A big accomplishment for me!) I continued to enter my food intake into MyFitnessPal and have even stayed under my calorie range. So why does the scale say I gained?
Throughout this journey I continue to realize this is not just about me losing weight but about me trying to find myself. This leads me to one of the big struggles I am facing. How can I be a mom, a wife, working a full time job as an RN, run my home business, and find time for myself and my journey? I know I am not the only one out there trying to struggle through everyday life and the many hats we wear. It does however make me realize this is an obstacle and that I really do need to find balance to achieve my final goal of health and energy.
If anyone has any suggestions I would love to hear them. Here is to finding balance this week.
I am forty-seven years old and overweight. Food is where I find comfort - happy or sad…it does not matter. What I really want is to learn how to use my own strength and confidence to handle situations, not food! I have decided to make a commitment, a commitment to being healthy! Join me in this journey to good health, as I blog about my successes and struggles along the way. Each week I will share with you my ups and downs, recipes, healthy lifestyle tips, workout ideas and more. Join me on my “Quest to be the Best.”