It’s Monday, and I’m all set for a new begin: to hold myself accountable to a re-start off, and obtaining more serious about my (limited phrase) calendar year-end plans. How about you? 🙂 I had a pleasant slow weekend of article-holiday rest & restoration, and a definitely fantastic time at my friend’s Thanksgiving get together very last Thursday! And now I’m completely ready to get severe about the commencing in excess of stuff I pointed out in my final be aware.
Which is going to look a very little diverse for me than it has in the previous, but also the same – for the reason that now I know “what works” (for me), and have some knowledge (and accomplishment!) under my belt from prior to that presents me a minor ‘comfort & confidence’ about it all. 😉
I obtained my Ideal Keto buy on Saturday (that arrived quickly!!) so I’m all stocked up on my staples. I use their unflavored collagen powder and enjoy their Almond Butter Brownie protein bars. 🍫 People hold me more than WAY improved & longer than any other keto bars, so they’re a great food substitute.
I’m having difficulties with my appetite, intestine wellness issues, power – so lots of factors. That is partly for the reason that of my situation, but also my perception of odor is nevertheless seriously messed up, and most times I can not even want to consume meat or nearly anything environmentally friendly – which is truly limiting. 😏
I start my day with a collagen coffee, then have a bar about mid morning at my desk although I’m performing, and lately I have just been having a reduced carb grilled cheese for dinner.
The bars are terrific as some thing to curb my nausea when that hits, or to have a number of bites on my belly for when I get my supplements. I just can’t even constantly finish a bar, so I may have 50 percent then end it later on if I get a minor hungry.
All that to say, as I document my journey again to the wonderful health and fitness I obtained before… my foodstuff diaries and updates are heading to search a very little different than they made use of to (for now).
But I do have TONS of very low carb recipes, daily food diaries & grocery lists in my 12 decades of archives in this article if you require some thoughts & inspiration.
I would love to hear your current ambitions!
Whether or not they are about exercise or fat reduction, or just way of living ambitions, I would adore to hear what YOU most want to do the job on proper now. 🙂 I’m genuinely focused on shorter-time period plans myself, infant ways even : little changes and consistent improvements.
I have a fun highway journey planned for the conclude of the year, so my major intention is to Sense Excellent and Appreciate IT!! 💯 I have not been effectively plenty of to vacation for extra than 2 a long time, so this is Excellent motivation for me – since I’m seriously enthusiastic about it. 🤩
Following tons of demo & mistake, I seem to have a very good mix of nutritional supplements & symptom management down. I’m having by at least, WAY much better than previous wintertime – which is a substantial relief. That was a significantly terrifying time. It’s nonetheless hit or miss out on and a crazy roller coaster (with way far more down time than up), but I’m hanging in there with all the grace & tolerance I can muster. 😉
I just found and begun using a new complement last week, way too. It is termed NAC (N-Acetyl L-Cysteine) – suggested by many others in my longcovid assist team.
I’m cautiously optimistic, but I have been more warn! I even managed a Total working day of socializing on Thursday without entirely crashing. 🙃 I may well be a minor Also optimistic, for the reason that I have a lunch day with good friends prepared for this week too – and it’s been really a very long when given that I’ve been equipped to do two massive factors like that inside a 7 days of each other! So we’ll see, lol. Desire me luck!
Let’s condition our targets!
I need to have some accountability and enthusiasm. 🙂 I actually do NOT want these subsequent 4 or 5 weeks to just get away from me, and discover myself obtaining regrets when the New 12 months sneaks up on me. I strategy to be DANCING when the ball drops – not dropping with it. 😂
I’m now feeding on minimal carb. I did appreciate my friend’s getaway meal, plus a plate the next working day my daughter introduced me from HER friend’s holiday break meal, but I’ve been again on keep track of considering that.
My “food goal” is to make my way again to tremendous thoroughly clean ingesting like I was accomplishing before I obtained ill once again in August (that point that wrecked my odor buds!). The minimal carb bread has been a fantastic crutch to get me by, and I can try to eat a few bites of sausage & eggs some times, but I’d seriously like to get back to “single component meat & greens” type foods like I was carrying out in advance of.
My other purpose, and the a single that is MOST essential to me appropriate now, is functioning my way again up to short walks. I applied to run the back again state, walk 4 miles in 42 minutes, and climb waterfalls lol… but suitable now I’d give anything to be in a position to walk to the stop of the block and again by myself. So that’s my initially intention!
Of course it’s Really hard starting above.
It’s specifically challenging starting off more than way further more at the rear of than you had been just before. I have only been again on my feet for a small more than 2 months. Right before that, I could only stroll in the swimming pool (devoid of falling, or fear of falling). And even in h2o I had to use braces. So it feels great to be back again on my feet! And devoid of braces & help even. 🙂 Physical remedy + persistence worked!
Currently I have been having the pet dogs out a whole lot. I took more than doggy duty 🙂 which is 1 flight of stairs down and again up, and I’m accomplishing that at the very least 6 periods a day, and much more on times I can – which the ladies appreciate. 🐾☺️🐾 I have a huge back again garden that’s fenced in so they wander me out and back again in, and operate “zoomies” with each and every other when I sit and relaxation in in between.
I sense like I’m heading to do good with short walks, but I’m not thoroughly self-assured in that nevertheless. My most important issue is the elements I simply cannot regulate. Like if I get out even just half a block away and a hearth truck goes by or a car or truck alarm goes off. Even something like a leaf blower or just nearly anything seriously can send out me into tremors and confusion – and “a great day” can change into a neurological nightmare just like that.
I have synesthesia now, which is a fancy phrase “all my senses are mixed up now” – which can actually be fairly interesting at times, just not when I’m making an attempt to DO some thing lol.
Anyway, to commence – I broke out my trustworthy Gazelle Edge. It’s a reduced impression workout equipment the place you can do an effortless stroll, or leverage your individual physique bodyweight to do a superior wide variety of energy constructing routines. I had my daughter established it back up for me, and I’m heading to come across a excellent series to watch on Netflix that motivates me to get on it (!) so I can apply strolling – and truly enjoy it. 😛
If you have a good Netflix suggestion, enable me know! 😉
Those people are my objectives. They are fairly effortless truly, very simple…
I’d like to hear yours!
I know we’re all at various places ideal now. You could possibly have a whole diverse established of life style plans or enhancements you want to make. I have many others too, like money goals, mood & inspiration, small business objectives, and social goals even, just to name a few. I’d really love to get out with pals a lot more now that I can push and wander yet again, so I’m working on that as nicely. 💕
If you haven’t set any aims but, or thought substantially about it possibly, questions I like to ask myself include things like: What LIGHTS ME UP? What is one thing I Skip? What would make my lifetime amazingly amazing ideal now? What is a thing I’d seriously like to adjust?
Sitting down down with issues like that and applying them as journal prompts can actually encourage some good suggestions & terrific commitment! That is what impressed me to reserve my NYE trip, which has me taking action on my aims. Even if they are infant steps, to commence!
I’m off to relaxation – and complete my protein bar 😉 but…
Joyful Monday! 🙂
I look ahead to talking objectives, and operating on them together!
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