She Adjusted Her Sail…
Hello, my friends!
This post will be very different than what you come to expect here.
I wanted to share with you a little journey that I am on. (Men, you might not find this your cup of tea today😀)
It was TIME, I adjusted my sail…as the saying goes.
I have entered the stage, labeled the mid-term of life. Also, called Menopause.LOL.
Menopause is the start in your life where you NEED to start being selfish on how you take care of yourself.
We have been spending all of our time taking care of family and doing for everyone else for YEARS.
Sometimes, forfeiting on what we like or even love to the point of sacrificing your own well being.
I am a type A personality. I don’t do ANYTHING half way…sigh.
For example: the year that I was Marisa’s Nanny…it was all about her!!
There were days, I didn’t even wash my face or get out of my pajama’s.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT. And, I would do it again!
But, I want to be here for the grands in the future…so I am trying to find a balance.
I gained an exceptional amount of weight during the last couple of years. I can’t keep letting myself go.
Ok, it probably didn’t help…that Marisa wanted to eat every couple of hours, so Grammie thought she should eat too.
I didn’t want her to feel left out. Smile…
When you gain weight, you start not to feel pretty anymore.
So, I took a day and organized my makeup and got rid of everything that wasn’t working anymore.
I went and bought a Weight Watcher Scale and installed that in the bathroom.
I installed the Lose It App on my iPhone. It is wonderful!!!
I can’t recommend it enough!! Oh, the best part…it is FREE!
My daughter, who is a doctor recommended it to me. I saw how it was a great tool for her, in her weight loss.
She looks FABULOUS! It was very inspiring for me to watch.
I started this journey on June 6th, 2016. It has been 3 months so far, I have lost 20 pounds as of this week.
It feels so wonderful, my friends. I have a little pep to my step again.
There is NOTHING WRONG, in putting emphasis on yourself.
Why stop putting beauty, health, makeup etc. on the back burner?
It just requires a little more effort than before. It is important as they say, to put money back in the bank.
I hope this can be of some encouragement for YOU!!
Why do we love hearing peoples stories? It makes the impossible seem possible.
It demonstrates that we are all the same. That we all start somewhere.
If this post is something you enjoy, please let me know.
There is so much more I could share with you on this journey, if you would think it would help you.
P.S…the crazy banana tree on top…my daughter and son-in-laws tree.
I can’t begin to tell you how much I am loving fruit again in my life.