Are you one of these people who says ‘I’m gonna do this’? Maybe there’s times when you start and somewhere along the line your will lags, your intentions fade and temptation lures you.
Uhuh, that’s me. Sure, there’s been many times when I’ve held steadfast and followed through but there’s also been loads of times that I’ve been a ‘gonna girl’.
It doesn’t make me ‘bad’ or a ‘failure’, far from it. In fact the ‘gonna girl’ sees the light, she knows that some things need to change…she just lacks the tools.
The first tool is setting intentions. Then you need to break it down and quantify your goal. If you’re making big changes they can feel overwhelming, so bloody overwhelming that it’s all too easy to give up before you start.
We’ve all been on the diet that starts on a Monday morning and we’ve totally fucked up by Monday afternoon…right around 3 pm, right?
We beat ourselves up and doom ourselves to a life of failure. We chastise ourselves for not even being able to commit to one single day.
BUT, did you quantify your goals? Did you make a plan? Set intentions? Break it down and enlist support?
Well, did you?
Maybe you thought you could just wing it? Buy a book or a bucketload of shakes and be like Mary Freakin Tyler Moore…’make it on your own’.
I’ve done that. Shit doesn’t work.
What I’ve also done is the opposite and had screaming success.
So here I go again. In a couple of months I’m off to Bali, my first ever overseas trip and it’s just the Mister and I. Start the car, run don’t walk…no kids YAY 🙂
I want to walk all day, shop, eat, swim for hours and fuck like its 1992. I’ve not been shy in talking about how my sex life has altered since breast cancer invaded my body. Read about it HERE and HERE.
Having your body carved up, drugs that make your vajayjay dry as a dessert and being forced into menopause, well… those things are a sure fire way to slap the sexiness outa any gal.
This is the holiday where I envision long languid lovemaking sessions without a toddler or teen in sight. Lazy sleep ins in the balmy tropical weather wearing barely anything…oh shit, sorry guys, that fantasy got away with me pretty quickly. Forgive me because, you know, lacking sex!
My point is I want to ‘feel better’, I want stamina (for shopping and sex) and I need to implement some small changes ‘right now’ to bring about that change I’m seeking.
So, I’m going sugar free for 6 weeks, I’ve done it before and I liked it , so I’m doing it again. I even ate my last sugar meal, thought hard about what I wanted and savoured it. Check it out, brioche with cream and bacon and roasted pear and all the YUM stuff. Find it HERE
See how I’ve set my why, my intention and quantified how I will feel? This all makes it easier to see the bigger picture in my mind and give me a better chance of following through.
Six weeks is nothing, in the past I’ve had a cold for longer than six weeks so I can sure as shit focus on my health for that long.
The reward will be a rootin tootin fabulous holiday. Then after six weeks I reckon I’ll choose to implement another health change like using essential oils or exercise or whatever.
I’m not gonna change overnight but small steps can create achievable positive change to my health.
What about you, are you a ‘gonna girl’? Are you thinking about implementing change!
Are you having more sex than me? (of course you are!)