It’s been almost two months since I have sat down to write here. It’s been one heck of a past two months. My wonderful husband sends me a letter everyday that the mail runs, and I do the same for him. I have never stalked the post office so much in my life, and have never enjoyed getting mail more than I do now. I have realized just how special of a relationship that I have with my best friend, and somehow distance has brought us closer than ever. So that is one thing that I will most definitely be grateful for from this.
Other things I have learned from this experience so far: It’s almost impossible to sleep with a 6 year old in your bed without getting kicked in the face or side all night, I hate driving in the city (A LOT), coffee is one of the most amazing things that God put on this Earth for us, I enjoy running more than I realized I would, stamps and mailing packages really costs quite a bit, I do better when I have a routine, handwriting does get better with practice, I am more in sync with my husband than I thought (I will have an idea and then the next day I get a letter about the same sort of idea, which he had wrote 3 days prior to me getting the letter. lol) and it is fighting a losing battle to keep up with the shedding of a German Shepherd. I am sure there are many more things that may be more sentimental or deep, however these are some of the things that I encounter a lot more than most. I don’t think I am ever really 100% myself, but I am doing much better than day one where I felt like the walking dead. Thank the Lord for a son who keeps me together. He has been a blessing to me more than I even realized he would be through this.
I get to leave to see my husband in 14 days for his Mid-Cycle Pass! (I will see him in 15, but we are going up the night before). Therefore, I have really buckled down with my food and exercise. I want to be in the best shape I can be for him when I see him, even though he has already assured me that it didn’t matter anyway, he just wants to see me. :) So far I have went down 5 pounds and that has been a fight honestly. I think the stress has really been keeping it on me. I have been working very hard to let it all go so that I could focus on the positive, and with the time approaching for me to be able to see him, I am starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Though we will only get to see him for 36 hours on their pass, that is better than not seeing him at all. I’m back to my normal breakfast of oats and apple and now I have added a mini babybel cheese too. (Those little things are fantastic, you should just go out and get some today…) Wednesday I had pumpkin pie oats and they were delicious, and tonight for dinner i’m going to have a pumpkin pie protein shake. I know I have probably missed the “blog about pumpkin flavored everything” wagon, but really I love what I love no matter the season. :)
I would love to have some advice on some workouts to try out, ways to build running endurance, or some great healthy and easy meals to try out over the next few weeks. I am focusing on whole body workouts that really hit my abs hard and my running, and foods that are slightly lower in carbs (My body doesn’t function right with NO carbs so I just try to eat less) and really quick to make. (It seems like I never have enough time to cook anymore). I did find some great crossfit workouts that I had bookmarked a long time ago that I have been doing and I love. So I am going to share them with you for today. I know that this hasn’t been my most exciting post, but it has been refreshing for me to sit down and get it all out. Writing is very therapeutic (as found out after writing my husband about 3 full notebook pages front and back a night. lol). I hope everyone had a great Halloween, I for one will be staying away from the giant pile of candy that my son brought home. It’s not worth it!!
Have a fantastic day!!
These are some great workouts, and I love this blog. I suggest all of your take a little time to look it over. :) Maybe one day I will be strong enough to do a handstand….one day…lol.