Tomorrow morning is weigh-in and I am not sure what to expect. I have not been stellar...but I also haven't eaten the equivalent of the gross national protuct of a small country either.
I only exercised twice this past week... which is two times more than the past two weeks combined.
I often wonder why there cannot be some balance between obsessed "woe is me" fat girl and hyper crazy obsessed "live the plan or die" healthy weight girl. I always say "Go big or go home!" I suppose I need to redirect my go big thing.
The number one reason I eat is anxiety. I have serious social anxiety and don't really understand why. If I look back over my life, I have had it forever. I am guessing it comes down from the ancestors. We've got some pretty good alcoholism running through our veins. I'd suspect that the abuse of alcohol is a great self prescribed anxiety med. I use food. It works. It's readily available. ...and relatively cheap. It's not illegal. Nor is it antisocial.
So how do I deal with social anxiety? Drinking is out. Drugs are out... well the illegal kind. The non-illegal kind are too since we are unemployed and no insurance. Hmmmm... let's see what I can come up with that I know works:
EXERCISE...hard and for at least an hour
Yoga!!!! 3 times a week
Fudge... it works but its "food" and I need non food things.
Stay home.. maybe not really practical.
Is there some kind of aroma therapy that is relaxing?
Herbs... LEGAL varieties ;)
I am going to have to crack out my journal and really get into the things that cause me anxiety.
The funniest thing about this is that people don't believe me when I tell them I have social anxiety.
I am tired. I need sleep. Wish me well on my weigh-in... no, seriously, take a sec and leave a comment ;)