When life gets in the way, our selves are the first thing we forget about. We forget to take care of ourselves and half the time we don’t even know we’re doing it. The past month has been an intense one to say the least. And even though I’m usually pretty good at balancing life even when things get a but hectic, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m human and some times I fall off too. And that’s ok.
A successful person is not one that never falls, but rather one that always gets back up when they fall. (tweet it!)
My 5 days a week gym routine and home cooked meals seemed like a distant thought for a few weeks. However, once I found a few hours one Sunday to give to myself and only myself, I mentally reset and was able to get back on track. It’s certainly hard to go from one extreme to another overnight. By giving yourself that time to refocus internally, you can however, get back to taking care of yourself the way you had before.
One thing I had wanted to get back to immediately was cooking my own meals. It’s definitely not budget or “gut” friendly to be eating out all the time, no matter where you go or what you choose. I was like a kid in a candy store when I finally got back to the grocery store for a big day of shopping. Continue reading