Of course since this weekend I have a lot demanded of me both my girls up and get colds. DON'T SAY IT. And also, it's one of those, is it allergies? teeth? really a cold?-things so you just don't know. I may or may not have sent Emeline to school with a cough. Whatever. I need time to do stuff sans almost-four-year-old. Sorry classmates.
I have totally fallen off the eating-awesome-train. I will have 2-3 days where I eat great, then I'll go and mess up. My mind isn't right. My head HAS to be in the game when it comes to committing to it, and right now, for some reason it's not. I am still working out all the time, but I just can tell the difference when it's not coupled with great eating. It's not BAD eating, it's just...not the best. All this to say, it's still a struggle, even if you've met goals, etc---no one is above slip-up's. It's letting it get out of control that's the problem.
I keep telling myself, summer bodies are made in the winter, Katie. GET IT TOGETHER. March, April & May=crunch time. Literally, I need to do lots of crunches. And then eat well so you can see the results of said crunches. You can't out train a bad diet.
This weekend we had weather in the 50's with sunshine. I can't even tell you how good that was for my soul. It was like this hope of Springtime. God's way of saying, hey, it's coming. After this horrendous winter I promise, there will be sunshine and warmth again. The next day it dropped down the 20's again and today? It's snowing. Well played, God. Well played.
Lucy is in this horrendously weird stage. I want to attribute it all to those massive teeth coming through (and they look SO painful), but goodness. She can be such a wreck sometimes. The girl can get into more trouble in a 5 minute span than a criminal could. She drives me complete bonkers and also has me feeling all smushy gushy lovey within seconds. WHAT THE HECK.
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Most of you know that gender equality it something I feel super passionate about. I'm currently in a Bible Study that's focusing around this--taking a look at women in the Bible, looking at multiple views and contexts, seeing how our culture has warped the views of women and made us into the stereotypes many of us often fight against. I'm really, really excited about this and maybe one day I'll be brave enough to post more about this without scaring the pants off of people. Challenging what you thought (or think) your views are is so good. So much so. I'm in a phase of life where I am stretching, stretching, stretching my mind about what I knew, and what I thought I knew--and I cannot tell you how refreshing that is.
I've taken a lotttt of time off doing photography on the side but I am finally missing it. Like, I am itching to get behind the lens and take some pretty photos. It's been too long and that's just ridiculous.
Can I blame winter for all my problems? It seems to cover all the areas--yea?
I have some posts I want to write. Soon. But I guess we'll see.
As I was writing this post, the preschool called for me to pick up Emeline. Joke's on me, huh?
So how are YOU today?