I am good at this whole healthy diet lifestyle business. Usually.
I can go for months and months and months without faltering, without reaching for the crutch that is (junk) food.
I have the desire and the self discipline to get up at 5am every morning all week and exercise.
I have the knowledge that dictates that I eat right, drink plenty of water, and get lots of exercise.
But sometimes, sometimes, stuff just happens that just derails me entirely. Stuff just happens and my focus is forced to change direction.
Between Christmas and the way that our new year has started out, my energies have been elsewhere, a long way away from a healthy lifestyle.
I can feel it too.
I have not put on any weight, thankfully, but I have lost tone and I feel am a little wobblier and a little saggier. My bum and the tops of my arms are not as taut or as tight as they were...I feel saggier that I would like...
It is hard to get back to being rigorous.
It is hard to set the alarm for 5am again.
It is hard to step away from my computer, to jog, or even to walk.
It is hard to have to really really think about my food intake and adjust it all right back to basics.
It's hard to have to restrict my fat and calorie intake.
It's hard to up the water intake again.
But time will pass regardless.
I suspect it would be even harder to see all my previous work go to waste.
So, as of today, a little less whimsy, a little more focus, a little more health. A little more fibre, a little more movement.
A lot more water, and a lot more determination.
It's time for a fresh start...