It's nice to be missed. Thanks to my friend at FitPsychology for checking in on me. Where have I been?
I haven't been blogging much, in fact, for the first time since I started this blog I went nearly a whole month without a blog post. What's up with that?
This I not like me. I love my blog; maybe as much as you love your child. I don't have a child, so I love my blog and my dog (and oh yeah, my husband, I meant to put him first on this list).
We've been so busy. We have been remodeling the only bathroom in our house. This means pooping in a bucket, which throws your whole life off balance. Just kidding though, my best friend lives across the street, so she let us poop and shower in her bucket, plus we runners are used to going to the bathroom outdoors anyways.
Then there was the whole marathon thing. No, not that kind of marathon, a Walking Dead marathon! We had to get caught up before the new season started, which involved some Netflix binge watching. I have my priorities straight people!
But I am not making excuses. I guess part of the reason I haven't been blogging is that I have this all-or-nothing mentality about most things in my life. I know it is not right, it is just the way my brain works. If I didn't have something epic to write about, I didn't write at all. Then the more time that passed, it felt like the blog had to be even more meaningful. The more time that passed, the easier it was not to write.
Then I came across a blog from my friend Elle at Eat Run Sail. She was writing about an end of year challenge she is participating in called One Small Change #onesmallchange. You should read her post because her one small change is such an important one that all of us women should strive to do. You can check out the details from the host of the challenge, Marcias Healthy Slice. This was just the kick in the butt that I needed. The idea is each week over a series of 12 weeks (I am late to the party, so 9 weeks for me) you commit to one small change each week and build on the changes from the previous week. If you are coming from a place where you need to make some major changes, you don't have to change everything all at once (that never works anyway). One thing at a time, one week at a time. Everyone has room to improve, so even if you are rocking and rolling in your life, there is always one small change you can make to better yourself. I love this idea.
This realization pulled me out of a rut. I didn't have to write an epic blog post. I don't have to be perfect. I just need to make one small change. Thanks Elle and Marcia!
My one small change this week (week 3 of the challenge)?
Write at least one blog post!
So what do you think? Is there one small change you want to make next week? More importantly, do you think Rick Grimes and Darryl will survive another season?
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