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What keeps you focused?

Well, I haven't had much of a social life this year. I told myself during new years that this was going to be the year I focused on myself. That I would just work on self improvement in my health, my relationship with my family, lots of things. I had no idea this meant I would be doing these things to the exclusion of all others, which seems to be the way it's working out. I'm trying to just stay positive. Although I do need to make more time with my friends. I'm getting lonely.

I've had physical therapy, doc appts, this study I'm in, now working two jobs, exercise and eating right (which means being home/cooking for myself), all things that NEEDED to be done, some are finally coming to a halt now. I've been discharged from PT, I'm doing so much better, the study appts are cutting down to once a month, it'll get easier soon I think.

I'm feeling that fire again in regards to being on plan. I guess I was getting down because my losses have finally slowed. Or they've slowed because I've been feeling down, one or the other. I suppose it doesn't matter, I am reading In Defense of Food:

soon to be reading The End of Overeating :

and it's really making me feel passionate about health and food and all the things that go along with that. I think I just need to keep my focus on these things, it helps me stay committed when it's a major part of my world.

What helps you stay focused?


  1. I love Michael Pollan ! Great book !

  2. My kids help me stay focused. ALL around. I want to eat the right foods so that they learn to eat the right foods.

    Also, Blogger. No lie. The people who I read and the readers who read me keep me going. I don't want to let ANYONE down. That includes myself. ;)

  3. Blogging and reading blogs helps me stay focused.

    Looking forward to cooking healthy, tasty new meals helps me too.

    People complimenting me both in real life and virtually helps a lot too


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