Happy Sunday! Another week gone by and what a week it was... On two separate occasions, my colleagues said to me, "I want to look like that." They both made my day. Seriously, this was a real morale booster for me.
|This is what I was wearing on Monday...my new green leggings with a navy blue top.|
I came home one day not feeling well, which turned into a migraine, knocking me off my feet.
|Me and Princess Leia after my nap the other day.|
All of this has been affecting my motivation. It's everything all together. Fighting the blues has zapped my inspiration. I'll tell you, feeling down and stressed makes motivation hard to come by, but I keep on keeping on. Add crazy weather to the picture and ...
Is it spring yet???
So let me ask you this, what is your motivation? What inspires you?
For me, it's riding my bike.
|Our friend Joe, me and my hubby Brian|
I am so looking forward to the warmer weather so I can get out and ride. It's been so long and I feel out of shape, but I know it will be good for my bones. It promises to be close to 70 degrees on Wednesday. I am going to clean up my bike, get my gear together and take her out. The anticipation is almost more than I can handle.
|My friend, Vicky & I|
If you are dissatisfied with the results you are seeing with your fitness goals, here is a three step recipe for you.
Step One: Be patient. Don't give up. Trust the process.
Step Two: Examine your nutrition. Take a hard look at what you are eating. Are your macronutrients balanced? Are you eating enough protein? Enough carbohydrates? Enough fat? Too many saturated fats? Too many carbohydrates and not enough protein? Too many simple carbs and too much sugar? Are you eating too much food? Are you not eating enough? (That could truly be the bottom line.)
|The only way you can honestly examine your nutrition is if you are keeping track of everything you eat. I use MyFitnessPal. Check it out!|
|Lifting weights helps to build muscle, burn fat, improve your metabolism and strengthen your bones. Just to name a few benefits!|
One more thing...I got this in the mail this week. Apparently I have a secret admirer.
|This little note really made me feel blessed.|
What do you do to fight the blues?
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