Okay, I'm trying again.
The running shoes are out of hiding and so far I've run consistently four out of the last 5 days.
In addition, I've decided to cut out sugar and desserts once more. No more handfuls of chocolate chips as I pass by the freezer. No cookies, no cake....no ice cream! Ahhh - I can do it!
Sometimes it seems so easy. For example, while at the Farmer's Market I bought an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie for Daddy, McGee and Em to share, the Farmer's Market cookies are the best, but when Daddy offered me a bite I began to reach for it and then quickly pulled back my arm and said, "Nope, thanks anyway" and went about enjoying the festive ambience and live music. Easy peasy.
Fast forward to a couple hours later and my afternoon sweets craving kicked into high gear and I had to work hard at not grabbing some chocolate chips out of the freezer, or dishing a bowl of ice cream or junk cereal. After dropping the kids off in the nursery at church I had to stop myself from opening the secret drawer where our Pastor stores the Starbursts to pass along to children after church with his "special handshake". No treats. Not for me. No stealing treats from the Pastor's stash either. Nope, NOT ME! Oops, this isn't Monday, this isn't a "Not Me!" post. This is me sharing that I am weak for sugar, weak for treats yet trying to gain some discipline and resolve. My body needs it - don't you know it's swimsuit season?! Aacck!
You know I love me my tank tops too so I need to make sure I throw push-ups (lots of them) in with my running and hopefully I won't be showing off too much jiggle this summer season. :) How about you? Anyone else struggle with exercising and eating better? Oh and if I sound a bit redundant, don't remind me I already attempted the Wake the Bear Workout Challenge and pretty much failed at that. Today is a new day, I will succeed.