Well, here I am back with my first 'healthy life' post after a bit of a break...I knew I'd not posting one of these for a while, I didn't realise it had been nearly a month, whoops.
Truth is, I well and truly fell off the bandwagon. In true Caroline fashion, I'm going to blame everything and everyone but myself. Easter happened, what can I say?! I was given a lot of chocolate eggs which were naturally, crying out to be eaten. In addition to that we've had friends to stay, weddings, family occasions and...home baking, I'm a law unto myself.
Anyway, moving on, one thing I made a conscious decision not to do was weigh myself. Instead I've given myself two weeks to get back on track, then I'm going to weigh myself.
I recently read Sophia's post about not being so dependent on what the scales say, which is something I'm really guilty of. I become fixated on the number going down, and have been known to myself every day...something which isn't a good idea. However, stepping on the scales often gives me the kick start I need after some over indulgence, it's just all about ensuring I find a happy medium.
So rather than this post telling you how many pounds I have or haven't lost, it was just a little 'hello this is where I'm at'. I'm feeling like I've got my motivation back (she says...knowing there's pizza on offer for lunch in the office tomorrow).
I'm following more 'healthy' instagramers, I'm determined to start making my own smoothies and 'Alpro' style breakfasts I've seen doing the blogging rounds of late (they just look so tasty), and I'm now walking to work. Admittedly, this isn't much to be proud of, it takes approximately 12 minutes, but the route home is all uphill, and I'm usually out of breath when I get there (embarrassing, yes...good for helping my fitness, also yes), and hoping this might lead to a further interest in exercise...it's unlikely, but miracles have happened.
So any 'healthy lifestyle' converts out there, can you give me any advice? Or even just the kick up the arse I really need right now? It would be much appreciated.
What I should be doing is following the advice from that image above...rather than sitting here talking about it!