Rolling over in bed this morning, I look at my phone: 8:30am. Eff. I am usually at work by 8:30am. FML. Oversleeping due to staying up way to late watching Jake Gyllenhaal for two hours onscreen in Donnie Darko? Success/fail.
It was definitely my least fave flavor of Clif Z-Bar + I had to eat watery yogurt (due to the mango juice). No me gusta.
Then, I thought my day was turning around with the realization I can drive to work this morning because my boss would be gone (a.k.a. I could steal her parking spot). Well…30 minutes later, I finally arrived at work after needing about 20 minutes to brush off the eight inches of snow covering my car. Fail. I can walk to work in less than 20 minutes.
When I got to work, I got into a long conversation with a co-worker regarding Netflix. Success. I now have 10 more kick arse movies added on my queue.
Cassava chips + jalapeno cheddar focaccia sammie (J.C. focaccia + roasted garlic hummus + Sunshine breakfast veggie patty) all on a classy piece of tinfoil for lunch…success.
What are cassava chips, you ask?
There were several work fails today, which I am not even going to get into. Let’s just say I deal with people for a living, and when I can’t help people with important issues, it makes me sad.
It also makes me drink lots of successful cups of tea…
…but it also makes me eat cookies. Yes, like seven of them. Fail.
I am all for eating sweets, but I know when I am eating sweets because I want them and when I am eating them because of emotional reasons. Today was one of those emotional days. I just feel unmotivated, uninterested and blah.
However, cleaning out my fridge before buying new groceries? Success.
Dinner? Fail. It was supposed to be a Butternut Squash Casserole. Due to a defective squash, it instead consisted of jalapeno cheddar focaccia + hummus, cassava chips + hummus, kale chips and cookies. I mean, don’t get me wrong, it tasted good. Successfully good. But I wasn’t eating it because I was hungry. I was eating it out of other reasons.
A lot of times when I feel like I need to refocus, listen to my body and increase my awareness, I turn to my quote book. Yes, I have a book full of quotes I have written down. For some reason, the perfect quote always helps me feel better, accept whatever situation it is and continue on.
Today’s successful inspiration…
“For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin — real life.
But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first,
some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin.
At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.”
“Don’t wish me happiness. I don’t expect to be happy all the time. It’s gotten beyond
that somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor. I will need them all.”
“You can’t make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved.
The rest is up to the person to realize your worth.” (that one’s for all my single ladies + gents!)
Tonight, I need to complete two different freelance writing projects, which I haven’t started. I can confidently say fail. They will not be finished tonight.
However, tomorrow is a new day, a road trip to the happiest place on Earth (hint: it’s NOT Disney!) and time to squeeze in a double workout in the morning. Mama needs some endorphins to guarantee success.
Fails = 8
Successes = 8
Guess things have a tendency to even themselves out, huh?