HBD to Me

Right, I’m going to wish myself a happy birthday. I don’t think it’s narcissistic, I’m just taking a moment to commemorate the occasion.

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Did I say anxiety was a good thing?

I knew that late April/early May were going to be crazy, and as I anticipated everything on my calendar I’d feel my blood pressure rise. “Embrace the anxiety,” I’d tell myself. “It says you’re alive.” Maybe a little too alive.

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Vital Needs Assignment

This ‘change the way you eat’ plan keeps pushing me to think differently about not just eating, but also how I approach food. A few weeks ago it introduced the idea that if your ‘Vital Needs’ are met, you will have less stress and be less likely to reach for comfort foods. Less stress also fits into not just eating less, but enjoying life more.

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I have a morning problem. I’m always late for work. Not a lot, usually about 7 minutes but sometimes as much as 30.

This week I’m trying something new to me. I get done what I need to (dressing, washing dishes, making the bed) and THEN I hit the computer. My worst habit is sitting at the computer from 5:35 am until about 7:15 am then realizing I have to leave in 20 minutes and I’m not showered, let alone dressed!

So my blog posts are out of whack. But I’m getting to work on time. I was early yesterday (early!) and if I don’t spend too long proof reading this, I’ll have time to drop clothes at the dry cleaners and I’ll be at the office by 8.

Routines by priority. Why didn’t someone tell me about this before?

(hitting publish at 7:29 am EST)

Before I start making resolutions setting goals for 2016, I figured I should spend a few minutes taking stock of the last year. You know what they say, you have to pat yourself on the back once in a while! Read more