I’m still on that struggle bus from my last post. Despite taking steps to recover myself, I let myself shut down completely for the last 2 weeks, and I honestly think that it has been beneficial for me as a writer, as an employee, as a wife, and as a mother.
Trying to get myself back in the swing of things in terms of writing, posting, and being kind to myself, my soul, and my body.
Enter: My diet.
I’m in week 11 right now. I skipped my week 10 update because I was on vacation with my family, but it wouldn’t have gone well, anyway. Truth be told, week 8 Kristen wouldn’t know who weeks 9-11 Kristen even is… but I’m here, my mind a little bit clearer, and my drive a little bit stronger. Back to it.
New short term goal: lose 30 lbs by the end of the year. It’s a tall order for my giving-up-binge-eating-no-will-power self, but I’m armed with the facts: I know what works for my body, not just for weight loss, but for overall health including mental clarity and emotional stability (which is arguably more important that the size of my pants).
I’ll be back to updating regularly, because it really does keep me accountable.
Here is my recap from week 8: