But more importantly...I've also made my own list.
Starting on my 30th birthday when I officially start my makeover...I make rank on my list of priorities.
My world still revolves around Babygirl, hubs, job, house, finances, dogs, etc... but now I'm recognizing that before I can be ANYTHING of VALUE to any of those commitments - I need to be whole.
You've heard it all before...
I committed to losing the weight before my 30th birthday. It was my goal to be a sexy little thing by the big day.
Have I failed - No. Am I at my goal weight - No. Did I start to make myself and my well-being part of the big picture - YES. Being well isn't JUST about losing the weight.
In the last three months, I've committed "ME" time to working out, cooking (which I love - but then eat), writing more, and allowed myself down time. I have also had several stressball periods of freak work-me sessions that pushed me back a few steps. But I no longer STAY a monster. Even when work is demanding my full 110%, I give other priorities my attention - including myself.
I have had other setbacks - an injured back, stomach flu, bronchitis, excuse, excuse, excuse - that pulled wind from my sails. When this happens it is hard for me to find the motivation to get back on the horse and work FOR ME. I backslide.
That's where this new endeavor will help me HELP ME. A game plan. A nudge. A push. A kick in the ass.
She's going to make me MAKE ME a priority.
And I need that - and all of my other priorities will benefit in the long run for it.
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Wednesday, I will be presenting my first EVER giveaway! I don't like to do long giveaways (it's my impulsive nature), so it will only be open for ONE day!! Be sure to check back for the opportunity to receive a $50 gift certificate! Even if you don't win the grand prize, everyone's a winner with this offer (and not just in the cheesy "you're all winners" kind of way - it's a 20% off code! WOOHOO!)