You may have noticed I’ve been a little MIA for the last couple of weeks. I went on a trip, on which I lost over 3 pounds (more on that in a future blog), came back sick, and then was beyond exhausted. Basically, I got really discouraged and frustrated by the fact that I had no energy. Because I had no energy, I didn’t work out, and because I didn’t work out, I had no energy! All of this lead me to have absolutely no motivation to write, because I didn’t feel like I had anything worthwhile to say. What I should have done instead was be honest with all of you. I am human, and I don’t have to be positive and encouraging all of the time to help others. By sharing all of our experiences, good and bad, maybe someone out there will relate and see that it is okay to have a bad day (or week), and it is okay if we aren’t saying “Woohoo! Let’s go to the gym!” every day. When this happens, we need to look at what we’ve been doing (or not doing) and reevaluate things to see if we can improve. So, that is what I am doing…lying on my bed, half-asleep, eating kale chips and string cheese, and figuring out what I can do to make things better. More protein? Less protein? More carbs? Less carbs? Definitely more sleep! Trial and error…that’s all it is. If you research and/or ask for advice, you’ll get a million different opinions. You just have to sift through it, give something a try, and figure out what works best for you.
God has gotten me this far, so I just have to keep praying, keep pushing, and keep being honest with myself, and with you. If you are still reading this rambling, I hope it is some help to you. Now i am off to get some rest, so that I can hopefully get myself to the gym tomorrow! Thank you for reading, and please feel free to share your own experiences in the comments if you’d like!