Tuesday, August 9, 2011


I just wanted to write a small post about my absenteeism this week.

If you are a regular reader, you may know that I weigh-in on Fridays and do a weekly review on Sundays. I did neither this week.

Life has been throwing me some curves in the past little while. New job. A move. Relationship woes. A car accident that landed my mother in the hospital. Familial depression and illness.

I'm really trying to keep it all together and doing a decent enough job I think. However, I have been overworking myself. Trying to prove I deserve this amazing job. Doing my housework, plus my mother's house and yard work. Fixing other people's problems and ignoring my own- as usual. I'm not so much complaining, just venting. I'm resilient and I know I can get past all this.

My eating hasn't been great. I try to keep myself in check though. I need to realize that eating doesn't solve my problems. In the long run, it just makes them worse. I know this, just need to put it into practice.

I still move myself on a regular basis- walking/biking to work and errands work related. Tennis. Yoga to calm my nerves. I even jumped on the elliptical last week! etc. I know it is not enough to lose, but it is enough to not gain. Exercise isn't really my problem- the aforementioned terrible eating habits are.

So, until I get my bearings headed in the right direction... I will try to post more often. But I can't promise it.

I'm off to the grocery store. Good fuel only in that cart. Maybe a haul later?

What do you do to battle fatigue?


  1. I'm sorry life got hard! It sounds like it got really hard...like juggling too many balls in the air.
    I wish too when times get hard that I avoid the wrong foods...wouldn't it help if we did. I agree with you...knowing it and putting it into practice are not the same.
    I hope life settles down for you....wishing some good days come your way this week
    Take care

  2. Aww I'm sorry you are going thru all that! I have gone thru a couple similar things and it threw me for a loop and pushed me off track. I am just now getting back on, but I think the best thing is just to take care of yourself and give yourself a break. Doing yoga is probably great for the mind and body when you're stressed!

  3. I'm so sorry to hear about all of this! It's good that you are reaching out with blogging. Blogging can be as therapeutic as journaling. I have been doing a lot of my mom's housework because she was in the hospital recently and still isn't 100%. But my own housework just went to hell, so I'm impressed that you kept up your house, too!

  4. thanks for the kind words ladies.

  5. Big hugs to you! Stay strong :)