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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Confessions of a Fit Momma


So, I've been thinking about all the stuff I post on Instagram, Facebook, and this little bloggy space here and I realized a few things:
  • I never share the moments of self doubt, poor body image, or negative self talk that I encounter
  • I only talk about all the things I'm doing and there are a great many things I'm not doing nearly as often as I should
  • I may appear to have it all together and that makes me laugh.  really hard.
Being a mom and taking care of myself and my family takes a lot of time, compromise, and sacrifice.  Luckily I married a man that is willing and does help out around the house a lot.

In all honesty, there are nights when the dirty dishes sit in the sink and the clean ones sit in the dishwasher because I want to read and go to bed.  There are times when I wouldn't eat anything that falls on the floor because I can't remember the last time it was swept/mopped.

I want my house to look nice, but I want to lead a happy, healthy life more.

I just believe that if I don't take care of myself then how am I going to take care of my family?!  I mean, if I'm feeling bad physically and emotionally, how am I expected to make other people happy?

The best and easiest way for me to feel confident and happy is to exercise and take care of myself.  Therefore, it's a priority for me.  So a lot of times that means laundry piles up until the weekend or clutter litters our dining room table.  Sometimes it means folded clothes sit in baskets littering the bedroom floor.

I try to wake up early and get my workout in so that I have time for those other things in the evenings.  I do a good job waking up and exercising, but somehow things still pile up on me.  Life is busy.

It doesn't mean we don't deserve to take care of ourselves.

I'm going to make a commitment to be more transparent.  I want you to see that I'm not some crazy lady who never sleeps.  I'm just trying to do the best I can with what I have.

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