Saturday 18th September 2021

I had big plans for today, nothing exciting really just some housework, work and “me time”.

That might sound strange having me time when I live on my own but it’s kind of me giving myself permission to do some self care.

It started well, went to intervals and then did a food shop and was home my about 10ish, put some coffee on and put the food away and then started doing the dishes while my breakfast cooked. I then made the fatal mistake of sitting on the sofa… and that where I stay for a good while, the main reason for this is mainly because I ache like shit from doing the workouts this week especially my legs so getting on and off the sofa is painful! I do like this pain if I’m honest as I know it’s only temporary and that it’s just my body getting stronger.

I eventually did get off the sofa and managed to do some of the house jobs I had planned to do like hoover and wash the fall, fill the garden waste bin with garden waste ready for the collection today but I also played on my phone for much longer than necessary and therefore didn’t do the long meditation I had wanted to do, I know I put it off as I know that it might bring up emotions that I need to deal with but pissed off with myself for not just sucking it and just doing it.

I do wonder though why I don’t do these things especially when I know that the process might not be comfortable but the outcome always is a positive and beneficial. A lesson to take forward to next week. This is even more important as my parents are coming to stay for 6 nights so need to find ways of staying calm and not allowing it to stress me out.

Published by lincolnshiregirl

I'm 40 something gal living in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire, England. I run my own business which is a rollercoaster of good times and bad times but it is what makes life interesting. I'm a self-confessed foodie, which some people might think is bordering an obsession, but a good obsession I would say. I am a fully qualified food technologist, nutritionist and personal trainer and use my skills and knowledge to keep striving to better myself in all areas of my life. Despite being dyslexic I love reading both fiction and non-fiction books and usually have four or five on the go at any one time. I enjoy keeping myself fit and healthy by regular visits to the gym as well as enjoying open water swimming and sometimes I'm brave enough to swim without a wetsuit. This blog is all about my life and adventures.

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