These are the thoughts and observations of me — a woman of a certain age (56). I'm single. I'm successful enough (independent, self supporting). I live in the burbs and work in the city (Chicago, the best city in the world). I'm an aunt, a friend and a colleague. I feel that voices like mine are rather underrepresented online or in print. So here I am. If my musings resonate with you, please visit my blog again sometime.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
August Happiness Challenge -- Day 15
Today's Happiness: Forgiving myself. I have not watched my diet, nor have I exercised much, this summer. This unnatural, hideous heat has lent an unreality to life that somehow made blowing off things like calorie counting and cardio seem OK. During my monthly call with my health adviser (provided by my health insurance in conjunction with WebMd), she said, "What's done is done. Face forward. Start again Monday."
That's true! Just because I messed up before doesn't mean I have to let it hold me back in the future. This made me feel very hopeful