Making progress and more to go ... rewards?
Thursday, January 07, 2010
Sitting at work and thinking about my progress this week. I have made some strides, my eating has really improved which was my goal for the week. More specifically it was to get up early enough to eat breakfast every day and not go running to starbucks or dunkin donuts, I have definitely done that. I've even eaten lunch at home everyday (having to go home to take Mika out really helps with that) and I feel so much better. My portions were a bit out of whack I think but I'm not worried, that will be another step, I'm making the right choices and putting effort in the right place (cooking). Next week I think I'll work on portions or the week after, I'm trying to only change one thing at a time so I can get used to it and actually change, I know all the right stuff, I just have to balance it, and I'm only going to find balance and equilibrium slowly I think. My numberone priority for next week is to get moving more. I didn't do too badly this week, at least not compared to what I've been doing recently, but I'm not making the time to exercise. Or rather I'm not using the time I have because Aleks is over each night after work and I am really nervous about exercising in front of him. I am afraid I'll look stupid etc. I need to get over it and just do it, that's really my goal for next week. I may even try to go to the gym Saturday morning, I haven't been in forever. I want to try to go to the gym one day a week to start and Saturday mornings or Friday nights seem to be the best for me. I'll have to call my trainer and see if I can get an appointment.
Hmm...stopped to reread (when I blog I write whatever comes into my head) I seem to have found two goals for the week...go to the gym and just exercise more in general...I don't think they are counterproductive but I think I need to be more specific with the second one...exercise more is too wide open, I need to set a concrete goal. I need it to be something doable though, that's not too much to do, something I can be successful at...ideas anyone?
The other thing I'm having issues with is rewarding myself. I know I should but I don't know how. I feel stupid for rewarding myself and I don't know what to reward myself with....again...suggestions?