This has happened to me before in my life, situations beyond my control have led to me losing track of my own health and well-being. For far too long.
And the most important thing I've learned, is that those situations are always going to happen, and sometimes you do have to prioritize other things first, but it is vitally important that you're aware of it and make efforts to get back to a good place as soon as possible!
I think I have rounded the corner here- I have more energy and feel generally better and am more able to make better food choices and get a little more active!
I won't let the bad habits that I've developed over the past few months (eating a lot of bread and getting too muck take-out!) dominate my life. Time to rope back in a few of my better habits :)
This morning I went on a long walk down by the river with a friend of mine (Chris's on a camping trip):
I had the energy and felt really good this morning so I took advantage of it! It really helped that the morning was sunny and beautiful with a pleasant breeze :)
I ate a snack of a date roll with coconut after the walk, then came home to make a nutritious and grain-free lunch (which has been rare for me lately):
Feeling good today - I'd say my biggest symptom right now in the second trimester is raging emotions, haha, but I think keeping physically healthy will help my mental state (that was a strategy that worked well for me when my father passed and my world fell apart, I made sure my body had the strength to support me in a tough time).
Off to run some errands - TMI but I need bigger underwear haha :) Such is life!