Taking Care of Number One

Girl, last week was insane for me.  I have to say, it was probably the most stressful week I've had in a really long time.  I was so incredibly busy that my self-care routine went completely out the window.  My main focus last week was getting enough sleep so I could get through my hectic schedule.  My self-care was non-existent and I found myself in a funk by the end of the week.

Lesson learned.

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The Importance of Self-Care

It's been quite a week over here!  I've been a tad stressed to say the least.  Starting a new job, meeting new people, and adjusting to a new city is hard.  My body started shutting down mid-week because I was letting the stress get to me and my self-care was out the window.  Self-care is something I tend to forget about when I have a bunch of other things on my plate, so this was a good reminder for me to make it a priority again.

Since I was letting self-care go on the back burner, I noticed that my mind started reverting back to old ways of thinking when it came to food and exercise.  I found myself getting paranoid about my food choices and I started judging my body because I had not been working out consistently for over a month.  The fact that my mind was reverting back to this way of thinking had me scared.  I've been through enough when it comes to these issues and I did not want them to creep back into my life.

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