It’s that time of year again when there’s so much to do, and never enough time to do any of it. Lately, I’ve been burning the candle at both ends.
As I look to the holidays and all the stress and headache that goes along with it, I also find I’m incredibly thankful as well. I have my health, there’s just enough money in the bank to pay the bills this month and put enough food on the table. And some how, I’ll manage to squeak out Christmas.
The most important thing is I’ll be spending the holidays with family. Today, I’m on my way to Houston to spend some time with my daughters and their families.
We stopped in Keller last night, where we spent an evening at a musical called ‘A Barnyard Moosical’, a highly entertaining first grade musical with farm animals singing and dancing. My grandson played a chicken. He was the best chicken ever, making my heart smile.
It was there, I won a small victory. There were homemade cookies galore, with fruit punch. I am proud to say I did not partake.
At this point on my journey, I’m not where I want to be, but I’m inching my way there. I’m up to 7000 steps every day consistently, with some days over 10K. One day I actually hit 22K and believe me . . . by the time I went to bed, I was exhausted and spent.
These days, I’m moving more and making better food choices. I now take my vitamins every day without fail, another big score for me.
I read a quote the other day, that one day I will claim as my own, because I believe at any age one can still be an athlete.
“Athletes don’t diet, they exercise. ”
Until next time,
C. Rae Lane