One day at a time
Posted: Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2012
Photo by: Nathan Abplanalp Photography
Amanda Wilson is a student who has a passion for helping others and is now committed to helping herself. She enjoys spending time with her pup, Gia, being with family and friends and traveling. Contact Amanda here.
Im going to be brief this week since lately I havent known if I am going or coming, but what else is new. There is not much to say except that finding balance in my life has been hard to come by these last few weeks. I am drowning in school work, and struggling to stay on plan with eating.It seems that once you start slipping down that muddy slope it is hard to gain your footing again, and that is where I am at. Slowly slipping and fighting hard to get back up on my feet before things start to totally spiral out of control.Maybe I am too hard on myself. Everyone continues to tell me how great Im doing. They emphasize the improvements Ive made, and the changes that they see. I, however, struggle to see these changes, and constantly think about what more I could be doing. Sometimes my best isnt good enough, and I want to do better. Is that such a bad thing?My goal right now is to not let a couple bad weeks overhaul all my progress. It happens very easily, and that I fear. I feel that Ive gotten to this point many times before, where something throws me off course. Before I know it days turn into weeks and weeks into months, and I havent been working out, counting calories or whatever it may be.I knew this point would come. Like I said, Ive been here before. What am I going to do different this time? Why am I doing this? Why does it matter? These are the questions I have to discuss with myself. The answers I get will determine if I will be able to mentally push through this place I am at, but for now I will take it one day at a time.
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