My lack of posts can totally be blamed on the doom and gloom that befell me after the Sunshine & Skittles to which I referred a couple weeks ago. The truth is, I had been refusing to acknowledge a lot of things going on in my life and a lot of things that were weighing heavily on me. I can't say that I've gotten to the point of figuring it all out and being okay with everything on a regular basis, but I've limited it down to moments of good and moments of not-so-good with not as much over-analyzing in between. I think if I just say that I need to re-evaluate my fitness goals and what's working for me versus what isn't, that would be cryptically accurate.
Don't get me wrong though, it's not exactly fitness-related. In fact, a large portion of it is career-related, followed by a portion that is geographically-related, and on and on. Bottom line: I could be doing a whole lot better than I currently am, and that's not just because I just got over a mysterious 24-hour bug that landed me in bed unable to move, eat, etc.
Luckily, the bug has passed, although leaving my body not quite up to par with my motivation. And also fortunately enough for me, not only did I finish reading my medical sales certification training manual, but I got on a roll and took the test... I
I think all the recent events that have me contained to my own mind these past few weeks have really lit a fire under me to get going, get on with life, and
Okay, I know--boo for serious blog posts! But honestly, I think writing this all out has a cathartic effect on me. It's one thing for friends that know me to hold me accountable, but it's a whole other (and almost greater) thing for my blogging community to do the same. Yes, I do think that highly of you regular readers/commenters. I LOVE YOU THAT MUCH!
On the positive side, here are things that I can be proud of and/or happy about:
- I managed an hour on the TreadClimber a couple weeks ago...granted that was to work out massive frustration. But it ended a little something like this:
|If only the calorie count were accurate...|
- I have friends that act as paparazzi at my beck and call:
|Note the display to the left...|
- I found a portable Archie:
|New BFFL poochie! Yeah...right...|
- Dymatize is officially the love of my life, especially Lauren, the super sweet customer service gal who not only replaced my terrible-tasting protein powder, but also included a sling bag sample pack for me: