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Weekends, challenges, and food prep.

My resolve softens on weekends. I eat more junk and I let other people's schedules override my own. My guilt sets in because it's natural for me to feel bad about taking time for fitness(even if my kids are with me, which they are for weekend fit fun) This weekend I was a bit better though, and I'm proud of my progress. It wasn't as hard to get back on track after a weekend of too many "snacks" and I learn more and more every time these things happen. "Living" to me isn't about eating cupcakes, it's about bike rides and park trips with my family. together is important. adventure is important. bonding and learning are important.

Sundays are meal prep days. I plan my menu out, grocery shop, and get as much food prepped as I can. Some days I get more done than others, but at least having a PLAN helps me stay on track with my goals. Which is really to eat as healthy as possible and feel and do my best.
Every Wednesday I will post my eats.

My Flylady challenge is going decent. I got off track the last few days. My weekends throw me off in every aspect, not just nutritionally. Just jumping back in today to set myself on the right path. I think I was trying to jump ahead and do what emails and things were telling me instead of sticking with my baby steps. Lesson learned. Today my focus will be on cleaning my hot spot (stop it) and picking out my clothes and Little B's (2) clothes for the next day. Keeping my little J (7) track with the kids challenges actually hasn't been too hard. She's excited to have a new challenge every day. It's when she slacks off and it piles up that she gets overwhelmed. As with us adults :) Every Monday I will update on the flylady challenges. It's been a very big eye opening experience so far and I'm only on day 7!

I am doing another challenge. This one is less complicated or new for me. I do devotionals every day and I work out every day. This challenge will combine the two and provide me with accountability and reminders. The challenge is from Peak313 fitness and it involves accountability, fitness, and weekly "soul food" which is bible passage to study and memorize. My friend from Sunflowers on the Hill is joining me on this, and we invite you to as well! the only requirements to be included in the challenge is to get active for 25 minutes a day for 4 days a week and to memorize your scripture. then you just check in every week or so and you're entered for a prize. The most rewarding thing is obviously you're making your life more whole and learning to live with Passion. Hope you join us :)

The past few days in a nutshell:



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