I like to get things going. I love making plans and starting off on the right foot. I’m an idea girl!! Grand plans trickle from my brain—
“I’m going to walk 5 km every day this week, and I’m going to paint the whole apartment in three days, and I’m going to go back to school…and then, and then….”
Sometimes I have a hard time with the execution part. OK, a lot of the time.
I can be a bit of a procrastinator (as evidenced by my failed attempt at blogging for Blogtember), and sometimes what sounded good in my head two days ago, now sounds crazy. I don’t exactly know what happens in those two days, but somehow my brain wakes up and says “Forget it!!” Sometimes I seriously wonder if I have some mild form of attention deficit disorder. Focus Victoria, FOCUS!
Other times though I feel like life is somehow conspiring against me. This week for example—I wrote a great post on Sunday about not giving up and read some great comments from people who were so amazingly supportive. I was charged up and ready to go!! On Monday I followed my eating plan, drank plenty of water, and went for a nice long walk with my Dad. Way to start the week off right! Monday evening before I went to bed I felt a little off. Kind of tired and a little achy, and my throat was scratchy. Fast forward eight hours and I’m waking up to a sore throat, stiff body and I can barely will myself out of bed. I’m sick!!! By end of day Tuesday I had an ear infection and a fever. Why is it that just when I get myself moving forward I get pushed back down!
We’re now at Thursday and I’m still feeling pretty rough, though better than I was earlier in the week. I’m going to get back to my walking this weekend and enjoy this gorgeous fall weather we have been having in Southern Ontario! Beautiful sunny, crisp fall days…I can’t stand missing any more of them. I can’t let a little sickness slow me down.
Things are pretty busy in my world right now…work is off the charts crazy, I’ve just started Blog School (learning everything I need to about the big, wide world of blogging), working on my writing, and trying to make myself a priority all at the same time. FOCUS!! 🙂