Day 4 ~ When it Sits Too Long it’s Not Needed

Since the “event” I’ve not had the urge to remove things from my car. I am so tired when I arrive home. I’m so good at cleaning it but in my trunk I’ve collected items that were meant to be brought in. I’m so tired due to the heart stuff so I just didn’t do anything but earlier today it hit me that if it’s been sitting there all this time then maybe I don’t miss it or need it. So the purge of 2017 happened and I donated most of it. Today I saw how freeing it was to let go of what I thought I need. So…they say Spring Cleaning is a thing and now it’s time to purge my home. Maybe not but I have good intentions. It’s like life, maybe we need to let go of what we don’t really need to feel lighter and free. Until tomorrow…

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Day 1 ~ It’s been a while….

It’s been some time since I’ve posted. I lost my desire to blog due to the internet not feeling safe for me. However; I miss writing. I miss blogging. I really lost me for years. These days I don’t think I can do much but then I remember all I’ve been through and despite it all I grow more and more. I found out my social media was being viewed again (stalker style) which made me want to hide from social media but why? My blog was great once upon a time and to get me back I need this. So I’m doing a 365 day challenge of finding me, living with heart disease, being a single mom, friendship, PCOS, and enjoying the good. So day 1 is a photo of me and this man who I adore and who makes me laugh and neither of us are perfect but it’s a great adventure. Until tomorrow…..

Exercise & PCOS

I’ve never been a huge fan of exercise. However; I’ve found those 30 Day Challenges to be a lot of fun because it’s a 30 Day commitment and that’s all.

I posted once on Facebook that I was doing a plank challenge and I had over 10 friends ask to do it with me. This has led to other challenges.

Currently it’s a squat challenge & upper body challenge. Loved a quote I saw

“Squats, because no one ever wrote a song about small butts.”

and…that’s why the squat challenge came about.

I’ve also gotten into jogging again. I fell some time ago and have a fear of falling again since I usually go at 5am but I’m getting over that fear too. I even started the Couch to 5k again to get me comfortable.

With PCOS it’s so discouraging a lot of the time because I can work out and work out and the weight just sticks around. Still, if I keep up with the exercise I feel good about me. Exercise and cutting both gluten & dairy out really do help keep the weight off.

I feel bad for all of us with PCOS it’s a very individual condition. What works for some doesn’t work for others but believe me when I say how much better I feel completing a challenge or finishing a day of jogging.

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Couch to 5k Day 2 Complete

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Even little cheat sheets to get a small workout in help.