WTF Week 3? Why you have to be so mean?

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My week 3 report is delayed as I had a very terrible week. I woke up Sunday night feeling awful and I ended up being sick most of the week. Went back to work on Wednesday but was still feeling weak so decided to go home. Then I noticed my kitty was having symptoms of a urinary blockage (I used to work as a veterinary assistant so knew what I was seeing) and so I ended up spending the rest of the week looking after him. $1200 later he is OK but it really put me through the ringer.

So now I am back to work, feeling much better and ready to get started again on working towards my goals. The good news is, since I wasn’t able to eat due to sickness and stress, my weight is down, nto the best way to lose but I will take what I can get.

Things I did right:

  1. Did walking in my apartment even when I wasn’t feeling well so that I could keep some semblance of activity going
  2. Went for a 20 min walk outside on Saturday
  3. Went for a 40 min swim/water run on Saturday
  4. Logged my food, even though it wasn’t an ideal week.
  5. Didn’t overeat on the weekend even though I was feeling better
  6. Took care of my kitty cat, even though it puts my budget at an even higher strain (have to pay family loans back)
  7. Learned a few new songs on the ukulele
  8. Kept my house reasonably clean even with everything going on
  9. Kept a jug of water next to my chair so when I was feeling sick I always had water at hand
  10. Didn’t let my illness bring down my mood or take away focus from my goals.

Even in a poor week, there is always something good to be found. This week I plan to do some cooking, ramp up my exercise and keep my momentum going.

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