July 10th, 2019 Try And Try Again
Yesterday was a 4-star day: I maintained the integrity of my calorie budget, I remained refined sugar-free, I exceeded my daily water goal, and I stayed well connected with exceptional support.
I had a difficult time falling asleep last night. It certainly affected my day. I’m not thrilled to report I didn’t meet my challenge for today. By the time I left work, I was seriously exhausted. I realize when I set challenges, I must always consider the actions I do prior in support of those challenges. I’ve recovered from that fairly well with a short nap, an early dinner, some good group support calls, and a plan for a better night’s rest. I’m forwarding the challenge–which is a good one, to tomorrow. Trial and error–try and try again with different approaches and perspectives…I mean, truly, it’s what this whole experience is all about.
I’ve exceeded my water intake goal for the second day in a row today. Usually, that happens when I’m dining out. But no dining out today, so what made the difference? I kept a water bottle with me at all times–and refilled it a couple of times throughout the day. Free bottled water is an underrated perk at the studio!
I baked extra salmon the other night and used it for dinner tonight. It was basically a replica dinner from a couple nights ago. It was good. I love salmon!
It’s really strange, though. My tastes have evolved over the last ten years in interesting ways. Salmon, asparagus, sweet potato, and believe it or not, avocados–all things regularly appearing in my food plan, were all on my “Don’t Like” list of foods when I first started this experience. Now, they’re some of my favorite things. The important thing is, it wasn’t forced, ever. It was a natural evolution. It continues to be a natural evolution.
Thank you for reading and your continued support,
Practice, peace, and calm,
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Published at Thu, 11 Jul 2019 01:32:00 +0000