Today's challenge -
"Stream of Consciousness Day. Start with the sentence “This morning I looked in the mirror...” just write, don’t stop, don’t edit. Post!"
I almost didn't do this post because I just don't really know what to say about it - I don't really look at myself pensively (is that a word) in the morning - but I'll give it a go -
This morning I looked in the mirror and I plucked my eyebrows. For whatever reason, I have some issues with stray eyebrow hairs and I'm CONSTANTLY plucking my eyebrows. When I was in high school, I plucked them almost all the way away. I guess it's like a neuroses of mine. The other weird thing I do is bite the skin off of the inside of my lip. I cant seem to stop doing it. I also try to do too many things at once and get easily distracted. A major part of my job is talking to people on the phone and I tend to look at a million different sites while I do it but then I forget what I'm saying and get lost in thought and then I sound like an idiot. So my new goal has been to make myself focus on the task at hand. It's hard because I feel like I get bored so easily and I think it's probably because I have ADD. I can't really get on the medicine though because of issues Ive had in the past with medicine, so I'm wondering if they have a medicine that's natural that can help with attention issues. You can probably tell by this post that I have attention issues. This is not really how I like to write my blogs because I like to add photos and funny captions and I like my topic to be focused. I'm going to relate this to my health topic though since that's what we're supposed to be doing here. There are two aspects of health that I'm trying to blend and that's finding a healthy, nutritious diet that gives me strength but also learning to enjoy food and "wear life like a loose garment". I think everything in moderation is good or at least not bad and sometimes, I think it's important for us to live and eat. Last night, my husband and I went to this italian place and it was delicious. We had an appetizer that was ravioli with veal, truffles and a sage butter sauce. Not as healthy but so delicious. My main course was a pan seared tuna with a side of purple potatoes, spinach and cabbage. A little healthier option. Then we had dessert. I feel like that was a blend of enjoying the food and ourselves without making myself sick. That's my goal always. Maybe I won't look like Jillian Michaels but I can still love myself and my body because that's an unrealistic goal anyway. That's her job to look like that. My job includes me sitting on my fanny for 10 hours a day. We're going to have different bodies. And that's fine with me. My husband loves my body, so why shouldn't I? And why shouldn't all of us?
That's where I'll end. I hope that was enjoyable to read because that's what my mind is like all of the time. It's exhausting.