Everyone hates Monday. I rather like Monday. As a stay-at-home Mom, it is my Saturday in some ways. It gives some much needed quiet to a house that has been humming full steam all weekend. I catch my breath, make lists for the week, and plans meals. Today, not sure if we are talking hamburger helper with corn and corn bread, or Mexican. Probably the first. A couple of mine really don’t like Mexican, which means they probably are not my children at all.
Realizing today, in hindsight, that I should have added to my list last week: physical care.
- I need to stop eating so much sugar, chocolate, and coffee, and get back to real food. That means more trips to the grocery, more cooking, more kitchen time, and less “other stuff”. I feel emotional, moody, and out of sorts most of the time–probably much related to my diet…or it’s not helping, in any case.
- I added back vitamins Friday, which helps (I do a multivitamin for women, and a B supplement group). These help, but I’m still just cranky and don’t want to be messed with. There are other reasons, but physical activity drains some of the stress away and makes me easier to get along with, more focused on priorities, and overall, less down on myself and everyone else. So, to the treadmill I’m heading. I have about 30 minutes before I need to pick up the first from school. Deep breath, and off I go!
Later (hopefully more pleasant, adorably agreeable, and feeling put back together),
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