Thursday, July 25, 2013

Getting Into the Groove

2013 is already OVER half over... in a handful of days it will already be August.  CRAZY!

I've been reflecting on my dreams and aspirations for this year and although I've done pretty good with most of them, I have allowed myself to get distracted and off track with all of them over this spring/summer [April, May, June, July].  I feel as though I've literally lost a several months because I lost focus... I lost my groove.  End of school year activities and the kids being home on summer vacation really does a number on a person's "routine" and getting things done, that's for sure.   April-June was a blur.

Now that 3 of my 4 kids are back to school, I'm experiencing small victories of getting back on track and getting into the groove!  I love that saying... although my older kids would accuse me of speaking "old people talk" when I say phrases like getting into the groove.  With the kids now being back to school, it feels good for me to get back to a good routine during the day and pacing myself on focused DIY tasks on hand each day. 

Over the next several months, I will be mov'in and groov'in on my 2013 list of things I want to accomplish by the year end.  I'm excited to have some new "before and after" photos on our Home Renovation which continues to be an ongoing project.  And although I've maintained a 25 pound weight loss from when I started my journey to healthy eating and exercise last Sept 2012,  I am getting back in the groove with using MyFitnessPal.  This program helps me stay disciplined and focused so I can drop the rest of the 15 pounds by year end to hit my healthy weight goal of a total loss of 40 pounds [weight I gained between 2009-2012].

I am excited to proclaim it feels good to be