50 Things You Should Try For Hotter Sex

Reclaiming Your Vitality -The Journey


Reclaiming Your Vitality -The Journey
Day 2

I did yoga today.  I realized how weak and inflexible I've become.  I can remember when the postures where so easy.  And now they are not. Yoga was a good metaphor for what is happening to me, what is happening in life.  Like life, the yoga was challenging.  I noticed my reactions when it got tough, I wanted to ease up in the postures.  Then I realized that like life, you don't have to do it perfectly the first time.  You have to gently lean into it and go as far as you can.  And each time you go just a little bit further.

So that's what I did.  I leaned into it, gently, lovingly, encouraging myself all the way, knowing that each week, it will be better, I will be better, stronger.  And that felt good.  Much better than kicking myself something as small as a yoga posture.

More from YourTango: Even When The Divorce Is Friendly, Talking To Him Is Still Hard

Also I noticed that I eat better when I plan and prepare my meals.  If I leave my meals to chance, I wait until I am so hungry I eat the first thing I see, which is never anything healthy or satisfying.

So tonight, I prepared my health steel cut oatmeal with walnuts, apples and cinnamon.  I purchased a rotisserie chicken and kale for lunch.  I bought fresh fruit and nuts for snacks.  I did a great job at the supermarket and made sure I didn't buy any junk food.  I was pretty proud of myself. :)

Food is the area I am struggling with the most. Hopefully, the foods I've chosen will have me feel so good that I'll be inspired to continue eating well and staying away from the junk food.

More from YourTango: 7 Reasons Why We Get Married

Tomorrow, I will be starting (again) Jillian Michaels Body Revolution.  I am looking forward to it.  I am going to be in pain and love every minute of it! Well, maybe not every minute, but I am looking forward to getting fit.

So onward and upward tally-ho!

Share this with someone you love (or even like a lot)!

Let's make it
FB official
Recent Expert Posts

Emotional Vampires: Skills for Dealing with the Narcissist

Expert, Margaret Jacobson shares insights gained from Albert Bernstein's, book Emotional Vampires


One-liners Guaranteed to Turn Up the Heat

Want some off the hook sex tonight? Use words as foreplay!

Make A Move

Forgiveness : The Most Important "F-Word".

Forgive so that the past no longer holds you back. It is time to move forward.

Ask The Experts

Have a dating or relationship question?
Visit Ask YourTango and let our experts and community answer.

How to find the right pro for you
10 Reasons Mental Health Pros Should Join YourTango Experts

10 Reasons Mental Health Pros Should Join YourTango Experts

YourTango Experts can help your business go from good to great.

10 Steps To Improve Your Coaching Business

Take your coaching business from mediocre to great in no timeā€¦

Frequently Asked Questions About YourTango Experts

Thinking of joining? Here's all the facts you need to know to make the most of your membership.

Getting Your Guy To Join You In A Therapy Or Coaching Session

So how can your get your strong, self-reliant, superman to talk to an Expert with you?

Therapist/Counselors: Who We Are & What We Do

What exactly does a therapist/counselor do and can they really help?

See more resources>