[🌷Special Edition – for busy Women]
I’ll admit that the title might not sound brilliant but I had an “aha” moment. Which started with my morning oatmeal. The truth is that everyday I wake up into a busy schedule & the one thing that suffers are my meal-times. I do take supplements but I know that it’s food, I still need protein.
[Scheduling & planning my meals & workout.]
[ABOVE: Fit-Foodie ideas on Instagram, it looks time consuming but everything I create is under ten minutes, some are five minute meals.]
Parenting & wellness should go hand in hand, but if you’re a certain type of parent, like I am, you put yourself last. Thus the I’m-too-tired-to-do-anything syndrome sets in. Maybe it’s laziness but the truth is that I’m worn out! So if that sounds lazy then so be it.
Here’s my epiphany, I already know my schedule and like clockwork I don’t have time for a healthy breakfast. I wake up at 5:45am to do a 6:00am Burst then do my daily devotions, check my messages & post on social media. By 7:00am my seven children are up, having breakfast, morning chores, school for the older ones & walk the dog. Then 11:45am rolls around and a puzzled look comes over me, “Did I eat breakfast? What’s for lunch?”
How to empower your lazy self.
As the onset of a afternoon nap closes in on me and I finally stop to eat something. And in my tired state it’s usually a poor choice. Yikes! Time to REWIND!!! This is how I empower my schedule…
- Friday I do my grocery shopping for the Ohana (family) & me. My list is slightly different from the rest of the household.
- Friday I grab any fresh or frozen organic fruit & veggies for my smoothies.
- Sunday I prep my oatmeal, click here to read a previous post.
- Sunday I also cook up my quinoa in the rice steamer & store it for later.
- Sunday is when I prep for the week to come.
How it works.
After my 6am burst & devotion I grab my prepared oatmeal. Zero work involved except pouring the hot water and letting it sit while I get my tea ready. I chuck back my supplements & eat breakfast. ✅ Done.
Basically every meal is prepped because I know how lazy/tired I’ll be. If you’ve read my previous post, “Sabotage your way to success” you know where I’m coming from.
I find myself preparing all the mundane task and creating time fun things like a nap, art or read. I love my NEW & improved life.
What can you do in advance to free up some time or make your daily flow feel less stressful?
You need to schedule in some laziness, time in the day to do NOTHING but recharge your body. Start this habit while you’re young it will benefits you as the years pass by.
Speaking of recharging, why not rejuvenate, refresh & revive your entire being. Checkout my other blogpost…
Click here to read, “The three R’s of Spring.”
SISTAHZ SESSION Recap
We set aside one Sunday each month, in Spring, to gather and workout. The crowd changes but their energy is always amazing. Some drive 45min just to workout. Next session will be April 15, 2018.
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