Positive Step for Today

I woke up in a bit of a funk today. Not exactly sure why, though I have a small ideas as to a few factors.

Throughout the day I had self-doubts coming and going through my mind in regards to my weight. I want to see my weight come off and I’d like to see it happen a bit quicker than it has. This means that I have to get my food under control. I know it and I am facing it. Though, honestly, I felt like giving up today.

But I won’t and I can’t. It’s just not an option for me.
This was a day when I have to not go by feelings and instead reflect on how far I’ve come, and just believe in myself – no matter what my emotions tell me.
One thing with my food that has been seriously lacking is my water intake. Thus the cup.
I pulled out a 32 oz. green and blue insulated mug I purchased during my last Weight Watchers attempt years ago. I can drink water so easily with this cup and the straw that came with it. I took it out, filled it and the first 32 oz. is almost gone.
That is my positive step in the right direction for today.

About Leah@MyNewEnding

I'm a 44-year-old wife and mother who begins her day with God and coffee. When my youngest of 3 kids started college I went from a SAHM to a full-time job. I love being an attendance secretary. A lot has gone on since I started this blog in 2009, but one thing remains the same: I will not give up on my health. Join me as I share what that means for the season of life I'm in.
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7 Responses to Positive Step for Today

  1. Way to go! I brought a gallon of water to work today because I needed to do more water and less diet soda. It was a success 🙂


  2. “This was a day when I have to not go by feelings … and just believe in myself – no matter what my emotions tell me.”

    I go by my feelings too much. (Is that the inner brat)? I'm proud of you for not giving up, and the day is almost over. Water can play a big part in moods.


  3. anne h says:

    Every little step counts.
    Even if it's just looking toward a direction.
    Then facing it, then inching toward it.
    Then one day – boom! There you go!


  4. “But I won't and I can't. It's just not an option for me.”

    Me too, Leah, me too.


  5. BEE says:

    stay postive
    your doing great


  6. brenda says:

    oh, the dreaded water intake! I feel like I am constantly drinking water all day (well, I am actually). I drink it out of the water bottles, never thought of filling a large 32 ozer, might not feel like I'm drinking as much as I am. (great tip)


  7. Water is so important! I'm glad you have a cup you love. Have a great day Leah.


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