Sunday, July 25, 2010

what a difference a positive mood makes.




okay here is the big storm that passed over me last night...and here i am drinking water before my hair was colored and then me after my hair was colored..looks the same to me..but i guess thats okay..

i have been in a slump for a couple of weeks ..but i am out of it now..i feel good today..and today is what counts...i decided a couple of days ago to change my mood and be more positive about everything and just know that God will always help me get to the place i need to be in..so thats what i am doing...

i got up yesterday and felt pretty good..i went to work as usual and had a pretty fair day with customers..we had our krazy daze this week and that usually brings the people out in the heat..and with the heat comes thirst and thats where i come in..hehe so i served em up and only had one myself..i finally did get to 1400 calories by last night..i really want to stay at 1300 so i am going to have to be better at not overdrawing any calories from the calorie bank..i like that idea..it sounds cool..

i didnt do as well on my water intake yesterday but i will do better today..i am really focusing on my calories and i have to get back to walking..i havent done that yet and i am afraid i am going to be starting over if i dont start soon..i can already feel the pain in my legs and i dont like that..so i will try again to walk tonight...i will just have too..

i colored my hair last night and thought i was going to be bleached blonde..i was getting so excited..i wanted to see it and take pics but when i got it dry ..it looked like my hair color i have..maybe a touch lighter..but it looks natural..maybe thats a better thing..i am sure noticing how moods really make a difference..if i had stayed in the mood i was getting into..i would have given up already..i know i would have because i used to do this..i used to get all depressed and just give up..then i would gain it all back and then some..not again..i dont want to keep gaining..i cant go backwards..i know i will have days where i dont feel like doing this but i just have to keep going and do it for me and my health..i have to realize this is life or death and i dont want the death part yet..i am going to try and stay around 1300 tonight and hopefully get back to the way i was before and really focus on it ..i want to be healthy and its not that hard to do ..i just have to do it..

i went to walmart last night and picked up a jar of pickles and some eggs to boil..i love deviled eggs and hard boiled eggs too..so i thought for breakfast that would be good..but i could eat pickles anytime..just not too many..
well i hope you all have a great sunday..we had a great sermon at church today and it kinda goes with how i am feeling these days..abraham didnt trust God for one small thing and i need to trust God for this..the chapter was Genisis 20 ...the whole thing..it was a good sermon..so i am going to put this in Gods helping hands and trust Him with all my heart...

have a great day
kelli

6 comments:

  1. I think attitude is everything, and right now I really like your attitude. Sure, some days are rough and some whole weeks are rough, but keeping that positive attitude you show will get you through it eventually.

    Have a nice week ahead!

    Margie M. writes at:
    www.myhealthylivingthruweightcontrol.blogspot.com

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  2. Just sent ya a long message...sorry.
    I am glad you are out of the blue and back in the sunshine. It is hard, I know since I keep having these menopausal moments to stay positive. But, it always helps when I do things, or make changes I know will benefit me in the long run.
    Love and Prayers...stay safe from those storms!

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  3. I try to keep a good attitude, it just makes things better.

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  4. attitude is most of this..the mental battle is 90 percent of this journey. If you conquer your mind the rest will follow. Your hair does look natural, but has a kind of golden glow to it now. I think it is pretty...prettier than bleach blond anyways.
    Great job on the calories.

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  5. A positive attitude will be your best asset on this journey Kelli. :) Keep it up! :)

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  6. Good for you, Kelli. I'm going to have a great week right along with ya....I really need a good weight loss. I don't gain but would be so nice to maintain a lower weight!!!! As for hair color, in my youth haha I loved to experiment- to get really blonde, I needed a stronger solution though. I have a lot of red in my hair too; we're all blue eyed/fair.

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