The good news is that yes I KNOW it could be a LOT worse. The bad news is that it is making me feel depressed anyway. This whole experience of getting back to “normal” after having a baby has been quite a journey. I feel like this must be in some ways what it will feel like when I’m getting up in years…struggling to be strong and to prevent injuries like this.
On another note, I am still sticking to the sugar-free and gluten-free diet. This is miraculous, considering how sad I have felt. I did eat an entire bag of tortilla chips the other day though…yes they are free of sugar and gluten but they are not healthy. I have to laugh about it though – sometimes food is comforting and eating large amounts of it is comforting! I weighed myself on Monday and there were no changes, up or down. Since I was sick and didn’t get any running in for a whole week, I am calling it a success that I didn’t gain any weight. I’m feeling good about my food choices and letting the tortilla chip binge slide. No need to kick myself while I’m down!
Here’s to a better week this week…and to picking myself back up, emotionally and physically. It is a beautiful day and there is much to celebrate and be thankful for. I’m going to focus on the sunny side of life today and try my best not to eat another entire bag of tortilla chips :o)