"The cumulative impact of a multitude of small steps has the greatest outcome."
I have never heard this statement quite like I did this day in my mind. Don’t get me wrong, I have heard these instructions many of times, but today, on this drive, it resonated. Why. Why, had I not thought of this to begin with? Why had I not even considered, how my lack of self-care was directly affecting my family. Why had I not identifies that putting myself on the back burner was limiting my ability to be the best wife, the best mom, the best friend, nurse, teacher, etc. How could I not see WHAT I was role modeling as an example for my children about self care?
➡️ The Refocused story. Over the last 4 years I have had the pleasure of teaching nursing students both within the hospital caring for patients and in the classroom, guiding them to understand the body, its' mechanics and how to recognize, understand and care for the most critically ill. In the 10 years that I have... Continue Reading →
Carbohydrates. A tabu word in the health and fitness world today. Sadly the wide spread dislike of carbohydrates does not differentiate and thus ALL carbohydrates are given a bad rap.
I was so busy running around trying to care for everyone else, cramming as much as I could into every 5 minute slot that was available. I was out straight until the time I hit my pillow, fully exhausted, yet mind still racing about the list in my head of things that I needed to do tomorrow! I mean for real girl, get it together you life is passing you buy!
Do you need more energy...
Just to get through the day?
To get through a workout
To balance your events of the night before?
Is your nutrition ZAPPING your energy stores?
Still have some wonderfully fresh green beans and tomatoes in your garden?
I might secretly still be holding on to the last few moments of summer. While fall always seems to bring a breath of fresh air -- literally, I love the crisp taste of summer.
Lessons in learning to love yourself. Breaking societies mold & instill healthy habits by leading by example.
When your losing your %#*& and and you think you have lost your mind, start to get comfortable being uncomfortable... Love prevails.