Some structure doesn’t hurt
When it comes to being healthy, exercising and nourishing your body I think it doesn’t hurt to have a bit of structure in your life. I think the 5 days a week I drive 2+ hours to work, the exercise class I do 2+ times a week and keeping in mind my goal I think I’m ok. I almost (almost) dread weekends because my structure is gone.
Every weekday I get up before 7am to rush around and head out the door in time. If I give myself extra time to prepare something I’m good to go and can drive right past the Devil Donuts (Dunkin Donuts actually) and have a healthy breakfast. The days I do workout I am happy as a clam as the day flies by at warp speed. The trick is to not be starving by the time I get home because then all I want is takeout.
On weekends I wake up about 8 or 9 (I can’t seem to sleep late anymore) and make a pot of coffee along with a supreme veggie omelet. I hang around and try to get out to do errands in the early afternoon. Lately I try to make a fun dinner for Sprout and I to have at the dinner table when he gets back from work. Sundays are lazier. Trying to fit in exercising is a task because I don’t have my trusty exercise class to kick my butt into geer…I have to kick my own butt.
Anyway, I’m nto sure if I made a point here but if you look around it may be somewhere. I’m trying to find my own structure but not to the point I don’t have any leeway. We all need a middle ground of stability and freedom, I’m hoping I can find mine.