When in doubt… play!

I was having one of those days where I look at my unchecked to-do list… I see my belly pooch and I ruffle my already unkept hair. I am under the weight of so many expectations I have for myself. One thing people always have to remind me to do is to take it easy. I never ever give myself a break. I am not a workaholic, I just have all these ideas of what should be accomplished… but it’s not done.

Some of it will get done, some of it won’t.

I am very self conscious about my slower metabolism (what I have to work out now? But all I did before was run a mile once a month and that’s it?! I can’t go to a gym!). I had the option to beat myself up more or do something. No, that something wasn’t working out. That only works on people who are more humble than I! I decided to switch out some of the artwork in my picture frames. Yes, that is considered fun for me! And then I was wondering if I should go bold and dress as Jem from Jem and the Holograms, famous 80s cartoon.

I’m not a diehard fan, I barely know about it. But after seeing the atrocious trailer for the modern day remake, I looked at the credits for the show and I could see why so many people love it. Now I want to watch the cartoon!

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Despite thinking “wow, this body sucks.” I remembered I do have some face. My face seems more in my control in this very moment. The rest of my to do list may come or it may not come. We’ll see.

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3 thoughts on “When in doubt… play!

  1. Mia says:

    So fun! I love the idea of unchecking your to do list. I’m a huge list person, but sometimes you just need to let it go for a day. You look great! Body image is such a hard thing, but you can get to where you want to be. One day at a time, right?

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    • Jurassic Mess says:

      Yes, I love making lots of lists though some never get completed. On Instagram someone posted a “what I did today” list and checked it off which I like. May try that!

      Thank you for the encouragement and compliment! 😀 Yes indeed. I have to practice self compassion! I worked out today and learned some tips from my bestie on healthy eating. Will see what the rest of the day brings!

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      • Mia says:

        That’s great! It’s amazing how eating well and exercising really does help your body and mind so much. It’s those small daily changes that will get you to your goals. You’ve got this!

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