Spring clean your thoughts!
Good luck to all those doing Lent! I’m giving up chocolate and Diet Coke! See you in 40 days!
I promised this blog would be about celebrating triumphs and hardship and February proved to be a tough month. My Grandma passing away was a reminder that life isn’t always easy and my way of dealing with this was comfort eating, which unfortunately reintroduced some old habits that stayed around for the rest of the month. However, I learnt a lot and with these learnings I’m ready to tackle March slightly wiser than the month before.
I learnt that:
1. Tracking is key to my success – I hardly tracked this month, giving myself an excuse to eat bad food and not take responsibility for it
2. Travelling abroad is going to require more diligence and planning – trips to France and Germany were an excuse to try local cuisine regardless of whether or not it was good for my goal and actually maintaining a routine of some sort will help me stay on track
3. I still had achievements; I ran 6k for the first time ever! My last run was a struggle at just over 4k but I still ran my fastest mile. I also walked to work one morning (which took me just over an hour and is a great source of fat burning)
4. Most of all, I learnt that when I work against my goals (deviating from my routine, eating junk-food, being lazy) I feel bad for it and this negativity comes out in my mood
Here’s to a happier and healthier March!
Couldn’t agree more.
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