Life’s Mystery – Solved

This week I discovered something.  I accidentally did an experiment on myself these last couple of weeks, totally Mad-Scientist-Not-Mad-Scientist style.

Step 1: I started drinking more water.  It was because on the job I was hungry, and I didn’t have time to stop and snack (ehehehehe *ahem* yes Mom, I see now what you mean about the whole snacking thing you warned me about years ago), and the heat was starting to get to me.  I started bringing this really big water container to work, filling it up constantly, and drinking liter after liter after liter.

Step 2: I started eating less.  I was already trying to eat less, but suddenly, I broke through.  No idea how, but I was really happy.  I would get full after eating half of what I was used to.

Step 3: I stopped drinking as much water.  I ran out of water in the jug at home and didn’t go get more for a couple of days.  I drank a little bit while I was at work (short shifts) and some from the water bottles in my car, but not nearly as much.

Step 4: I started eating more.  I feel bloated again and tired and bleeech.

I think this is where I ask you – do you see the pattern?  Because I do.  I’m trying to change my life here – and my habits.  And I’m going to accept all the comes with it.  If that means I have to drink 3 liters and pee, like, 17 times a day?  So be it.

Off to do steps right now. 🙂

This is not the end.

Sierra ❤

30 Days

Here’s what’s happening…  I have been on deadline with my novel for the last two weeks.  But I’m back in the game now!  I’ve been really cutting down the amount of food I take in every day, which is something, and just yesterday I started the 30-day ab workout plan below.  I’m extremely excited to keep going with this.  I feel challenged and ready to rise to the occasion.  I will keep you updated as I go along!

This is not the end.

Sierra

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This Is Me

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….right now. About to get in the car. Setting up this blog. Because I’m professional like that.

My phone is below 5%, and dying fast, but I’m writing this anyway. It’s important to me that I create this blog. It’s important to me that I make a life change. It’s important that I do it now, because tomorrow’s not going to do it for me.

The purpose of this blog is not to make goals. I think goals are great, and should be set. And accomplished. But for me? I’m still trying to figure out this crazy thing called “working out”. Also known as “fitness”. What is this thing? Why should I do it? What’s so important?

I’m slowly learning the answers to these questions. I’m not very good at aforementioned fitness. I’m just getting to a place in my life where I enjoy things such as: fast walking/jogging, lunges, crunches, weights, etc. Nothing fancy, but hey, now I enjoy it at least!

For a while I have also struggled with over eating. Most of the time I don’t even know I’m doing it – but lately I’ve been catching on. Feeling convicted. Realizing when enough is enough.

So all in all, I have a long way to go.  And it’s going to be a journey, one I want YOU to come with me for.

This is not the end.
Sierra