^ Remember this from last night?
Yeah, well none of that happened last night. I seriously just plan way too much for myself sometimes. If my body had as much energy as my mind, I would be totally set. Tonight, I am trying to make up for it.
After school today I made a pit-stop to use these coupons ~
I found lots of goodies – not for me, though…
Well, the lip gloss is for me. My sister has some & I love it.
Today on the way home, I ate part of my shake from yesterday. It was not so yummy after sitting in the fridge for a day. I also had one of these ~
Yes, I go tanning. Yes, I drink 5-Hour Energy. Eh… Both of these happen only on occasion, not very often. I used to drink this bottle of energy often, now I only have one every two weeks or so. By Thursday night, I am just so drained, but I have so much to do tonight, so I decided to have one.
^ I also organized this lovely mess of papers already, did laundry, and the dishes. I kept my work clothes & shoes on after school while I did all of these tasks because that always helps me stay productive. Is that weird?
I was most excited to get home and write this post, check on the Beachbody biz, and tell Ben about my evaluation meeting with my principal. I ended up leaving my meeting crying, but they were good tears!
I think I mentioned the slump I was in awhile back, in October. I am proud of myself for how I have started to pull myself out of it. I am sure many can relate to what I mean by the word slump. My doctor called in a prescription for me and I decided that before I went to pick it up, I was going to try on my own, to change the mess I was in. I am not against the meds by any means, I just felt that I should be able to do this on my own.
And I have. Back in October, everyday after school, I came home, put on pajamas, turned out the lights, lay on the couch, & cried or slept. I woke up to eat dinner with Ben, moped around some more, then went to bed around 8:00p – even 7:30p some evenings, with no workout in sight.
I was having major chest pains, I had my first migraine one evening, strange sensations in my right arm. I was unmotivated about everything – from school to health & fitness. My body was doing crazy things and I think it was trying to tell me something ~ So I tried to listen to it…
You’ll come down from the Lurch
with an unpleasant bump.
And the chances are, then,
that you’ll be in a Slump.
And when you’re in a Slump,
you’re not in for much fun.
is not easily done.
~ Dr. Seuss
I think it was a mixture of things that have helped me un-slump myself, including (among others) Beachbody & this blog, and even Shakeology. I look so forward to helping people and talking health & fitness with the customers & the readers of this blog who contact me. It gives me something to be excited about and something to strive for.
I am slowly making my way from Negative Nancy to Positive Polly. And let’s not forget Meltdown Mary – because I was there, too.
KT sent me this today ~
^ All of the ingredients for a perfect Shake!
I am so glad KT is loving Shakeology. I am serious that once you start, and have a Shake each day for a week or so, you will be hooked! KT has now signed up for the Monthly Auto program & so has Ben. I am excited for all who have just recently made purchases from my website & contacted me about it via Facebook. I have 9 packets to prepare for a friend at school & I am so excited for she & her hubby to get started!!
I do not just say that I am excited, I am literally excited when friends start Shakeology. I am confident in this product – and so is Beachbody. They even offer a 30 day money back guarantee. You can return the bag nearly empty on Day 29 for a full refund ~ that is confident!
If you remember back to 11/11/11, I was trying to get a Challenge Group started. If you do not remember, check this post – Challenge. I had many people inquire about the Challenge, but no one decided to commit, except for me (!!!) I have been working hard since 11/11/11.
Like I said, I have not created a steady workout routine, and I am not using the TurboFire program as originally planned, but I still try to fit in a small workout almost every day & I have definitely been watching what I eat & trying to have a Shake nearly every day.
So far I have made 7lbs of progress – Slowly but surely!
Lillian is ready to play ~
^ Ben calls this toy a Log… Hah.
Have a great evening! Tomorrow –> Friday!!!
The word “happiness” would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. ~ Carl Jung