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Trying To Find My Rhythm

Sunday, January 12, 2020

No wonder I could never spell rhythm, it doesn't have a second vowel. Learn something new every day, lol.

Happy New Year folks! How is 2020 treating you so far?

So after recovering from surgery and the holidays, I'm having trouble getting into a normal routine. I wake up too early, so I don't get enough sleep. I'm having trouble getting back on my 16:8 fasting schedule. I'm still eating too many carbs. My weight is mostly stable, but the scale is starting to inch up.

I'm also having trouble getting back to writing. I let everything stop me. I've had trouble with a couple different computers; I'm getting a new laptop on Tuesday and I'm hoping that one will be the charm. But my writing notes were always backed up, no reason any of that had to stop me. And my tumor diagnosis also stopped progress, but, again, it really should not have done so. I was never feeling poorly; they caught the tumor before I had any symptoms.

Last year I heard the term "executive dysfunction" for the first time. But not knowing the term hasn't stopped me from having it all my life. I'll only do one thing as a way of procrastinating about some other thing I should be doing. I'll make a list of priorities, and then not do them because I don't like anyone telling me what to do, lol. It isn't just chores and writing, it's also fun stuff. I'll intend to stream a series, but just aimlessly surf the internet instead. I'm 56 and set in my ways, but I'm trying to find some strategies to deal with this. I have to get used to the rhythm of writing every day, and get everything else back on schedule.

It's not all bad news. On some days, I take 2 walks instead of one. I'm drinking less sugary soda. Shirataki noodles are still my friend. Lately I've been eating them with veggies, meat, and teriyaki sauce.

And here's something fun, I just tried Rebel keto ice cream. Let it sit on the counter for 20 minutes to warm up, and it is the bomb! But be careful because it's only low carb, not low calorie at all, lol.

Best of luck to everyone in 2020 and beyond!
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    HAPPY 2020 to YOU! Wishing you the emoticon on all your Spark Goals! emoticon
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    489 days ago
    Sounds like you have made some good changes. I have not tried that ice cream yet. Good luck with your goals!
    489 days ago

    Keep on Keeping on!

    Make today the greatest day of your life!
    Until tomorrow!

    Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
    W. Clement Stone

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