Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike...guess what day it is?
Sometimes I feel super guilty when I log on to write this post each week and realize that I have NOTHING to say because I didn't work out, I didn't eat right and I didn't have the slightest bit of motivation to do either of those things.
I am assuming that many of you know the feeling, considering how slow this link-up has been lately and how slow my wonderful L.G.N. Board has been. I think we are all lacking some serious motivation lately and I wonder what's causing it?? Or maybe the better question is, how do we fix it?
Every week when I grocery shop, I swear I am not going to buy anything unhealthy for me or the kids because if it's not in the house, it can't tempt us. Right? But then I see all these Fall Little Debbie treats and suddenly I am possessed and throwing everything with a pumpkin on the box into my cart.
And then I bring it home and the kids are like, "MOM! You're the BEST!" And then how do I say no to that? Plus I am a sucker for holidays in general.
So I went in search this week for some healthy Halloween treats to replace the cakes and cookies and candy. I found this little article and it had some really great ideas. You can check it out here.
I can't even address this subtopic right now because I truthfully have NOTHING to say. Other than I got my race bib in the mail for the Monster Dash Half Marathon (that I am no longer running) and it made me feel SUPER DUPER guilty. I also have some fabulous running buddies who are racing in the Chicago Marathon next weekend and all their dedication makes me feel like a total failure.
BUT...the purpose of this link-up is to focus on the positives now so while I will admit that I am not Doing much by way of physical fitness, I have been spending my time doing things I love lately and that is the most important part. At least for now. But guys...Jenny wants her groove back!!!! When will it kick back in?!
So I have been giving a LOT of thought to this whole Gluten-Free thing that I have been faced with and no matter the diagnosis of my biopsy...my mind is made up that I need to eliminate all (or most) gluten in my diet. This week I paid close attention to the things I was eating and how I would feel after and even though I wasn't on the floor in agony or running to the bathroom, I can tell that something just isn't right in that tummy of mine. And now that I know what it is and how to fix it, I am actually looking forward to this change in my diet. I wish my test was tomorrow so I could finally get on the right track!! But while I wait, I have this new book to keep me busy (I will review this and Elizabeth Hassleback's book next week).
Thanks for stopping by Health & Fitness Friday: Lack of Motivation and Boring as Shit Edition! I hope you guys had a more productive week than I did :-)