Sorry…

2 04 2011

I’m sorry I have been gone so long.  People have been asking me where I have been and I’ve been here, I have just been unmotivated.  That is why the fifth item on my reinvent list is follow through.  I did very well for the first few months then I just sort of fell off.  To be honest, at first I took a break because I was thinking about how I could improve this blog.  There are a few things about my blog that I am really unhappy with but in order to change those things, it will require a bigger commitment from me.  When I realized that, I ran.

One thing that I learned though was this, I really like blogging and youtubing.  I came back because I missed it so much!  I had never felt so official before.  I really felt like I was making strides in taking over control of my life.  With that freedom though comes some responsibilities.  I can’t run just because I’m scared, that was why I even started doing this right?  To get out of that habit!

I’ll be honest, in my experience, it’s this coming back part that is the hardest.  So I feel as though I am facing my biggest challenge to date now.  I’m gonna keep trying though because like I said, this is so much fun even if it is work!

So what have I been up to?  I am almost 2.5 months smoke free!  I am so excited about that.  However, I have gained back 26 of the 29 pounds that I lost last year.  I’m really trying not to be to upset about it because I gained it back because I quit smoking.  It isn’t surprising, but it isn’t acceptable either.

So I have been easing back into working out as well.  I’m back on the stairs at work now and I have been doing short Bodyrock.tv type workouts at home again.  I am thinking that I need to start recording them as more motivation as well.  I can’t quit and I will blackmail myself if need be!

Financially, I have been very complacent as well.  I am still contributing to my 403b but that is about it.  I haven’t really been sticking to my budget and I haven’t saved anything more that the $1,000 emergency fund.  But hey, I haven’t touched that and the rent is paid on time.

Not much to brag about but that is where I am at.  I’m back, and I’m doing everything that I can to stay back!!

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8 responses

2 04 2011
Marilyn

Good to have you back young lady! I am sending all my encouraging words and support you way. You can do it all!

2 04 2011
reinventionave

Thanks for that!

3 04 2011
InsideJourneys

Welcome back!

3 04 2011
reinventionave

Thank you! I’m sorry I took so long and I’m glad to be back! I have some big changes in the works. Lets see if my technology handicap can be overcome! LOL

3 04 2011
InsideJourneys

I’m sure it can be.

7 04 2011
Kim

Hope all is well!!!

7 04 2011
reinventionave

All is well, I’m 10 weeks smoke free, I’ve gained back all the weight I lost and I really miss you! I hope your well too!

8 04 2011
Kim

keep up the good work! I continue to not be a smoker:) and have lost weight. Given the crazy world I’d say I am good.

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