My little baby gal is not doing a great job sleeping lately. She was up till 1030pm last night, and then up at 3am. I’m not a night owl, but I am an early riser, but not that early. I literally felt the stress coming onto me last night when she wouldn’t go to sleep. I felt the pounds of fat piling on.
But I refused to give into it, like I usually do, and this morning, even though she woke up mighty early, I still had a super morning. Once all left for school or work, I ended up getting on the elliptical for 20 minutes, and then making some ridiculously delicious green juice:
It wasn’t fancy or busy, it was just straight love. I filled a former bottle of GT’s Kombucha for my husband to drink too! It’s so nice to kick off my morning with fresh raw juice. I love it so much.
The other day, my sister sent me a quick note she found online about writing out everything you love to do – and then comparing what you actually do each day. Needless to say, for may people their lists don’t match.
But with an attempt to be able to be happy and share happiness, and feel love and give love, I want to make sure that I’m doing everything on my list.
Here is what I wrote out that I do love to do:
get massages, manicure, pedicures, run, bike outside, bike on the aerodyne, swim laps in our pool in the summertime, read novels, write, watch Dateline, cook healthy grub, shower/take baths, juice, blog, connect with good humans (especially women), eat healthy, do yoga, drink seltzer, drink hot tea and lemon, delcutter – less is more, make and eat salads, walk everywhere, weight train, walk/hike be in nature
Since I wrote out this list, I have been doing MORE of the activities I love to do. I have been walking a lot, trying to get to my 10K steps per day. I have been juicing. I have been running and workout out. I have been cooking. I made a delicious coconut milk chicken with lots of veggies on Sunday. It was so delicious, and makes me so happy to prep food for my family.
So cheers to staying active, making & drinking juice, filling our lives doing the things we love.