I have a million excuses for why I wasn't as successful as I hoped I would be this week. I was doing good until I went back to PA to help clean my mom's room. My mom passed away in July and up until Thursday her bag that she packed to come visit me was still packed. As you can imagine, it was a very hard 2 days and the food choices were quite terrible. It's no excuse but I'm an emotional eater and I was emotional.
Then Sunday was Mother's Day. I told my husband not to do anything special but he surprised me with a trip to Smokey Bones. It was a nice surprise but I was very disappointed that they no longer serve onion rings so I got dessert in it's place! Again, my emotions were all over the place so I didn't make very good choices.
But these are just excuses and we all know the saying about excuses, right? So, instead of beating myself up (since I actually did lose 1 lb, amazing!) I'm going to focus on what changes I can put in place so that I am successful.
I think my biggest problem is that I stay up so late and then I get up once or twice with Abby so I am tired in the morning. I tend to lay around and play with her until her morning nap and then use that time to shower. So, instead I think I'm going to get up and actually get moving! My plan is to start my day by working out, even if it means that I have to watch up for the little person that will certainly be attacking my legs the whole time! Even if it's just 20 minutes each morning. I think this on top of walking should really kick start my weight loss.
Wish me luck! I'll let you know how moving in the morning works out!