MrsMagyk's Journal, 20 August 2018

I had pizza last night, but stayed under my rdi for the day. I recently lowered it because I have lost weight. I never thought that I would be able to eat around 1100 calories a day and not be hungry.

My life is causing me to be stressed out. We recently purchased our house and we may have to move. We are going to be losing part of our income. It will be very tight if we end up staying. We have lived in a house for 12 years and I am not sure I can handle living in a apartment. I am bi-polar and I do not adjust well to new environments. I'm worried for my mental health. Losing weight and doing yoga helps keep me in a balanced state of mind, but I am not living close to other people right now. My family suffers when I am not feeling well. It is hard to even get myself to go to the grocery store when I am depressed. The medicine I am on has helped me greatly, but my symptoms have a tendency to surface when I am stressed. I'm sure everything will work out, it always does. Just worried, that's all. It helps to know that I still have fatsecret as a place to vent. That won't change if we move. I just feel like the pic sometimes.

Diet Calendar Entries for 20 August 2018:
1117 kcal Fat: 29.95g | Prot: 58.32g | Carb: 156.41g.   Breakfast: Cantaloupe Melons, Coffee, Silk Almond Milk Light - Vanilla, Clover Valley Black Cherry Sparkling Water, Blackberries. Lunch: Sara Lee Honey Wheat Bread, Kroger Deli Thin Sliced Honey Turkey Breast, Kroger Mozzarella Cheese Slices, Clover Valley Black Cherry Sparkling Water. Dinner: Emeril's Home Syle Marinara Pasta Sauce, Kroger Mini Round Cheese Ravioli, Clover Valley Black Cherry Sparkling Water. Snacks/Other: Decaffeinated Coffee, Slim-Fast Advanced Nutrition Smoothie Powder, Silk Almond Milk Light - Vanilla, Clover Valley Black Cherry Sparkling Water, Purple Cow Vanilla Low Fat Frozen Yogurt. more...
2549 kcal Activities & Exercise: Watching TV/Computer - 10 hours, Standing - 2 hours and 30 minutes, Cooking - 15 minutes, Shopping - 5 minutes, Driving - 35 minutes, Hanging Laundry - 5 minutes, Stairs (Climbing Stairs) - 2 minutes, Showering - 15 minutes, Sleeping - 7 hours, Resting - 1 hour and 50 minutes, Stretching (yoga) - 23 minutes, Sitting - 1 hour. more...
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I know exactly what you mean...and I hope getting the feelings out there helps. I’m sorry there are possible hardships coming, but you are physically better ready to handle them since you’re taking care of yourself, and mentally you’ll need to keep checking yourself, your stress levels, and confiding in whoever you have that you can talk to. I ate pizza too, on Friday....and now I’m over it and moving on 
20 Aug 18 by member: Lisalr
I hope you will be able to stay in your house. Glad you are in tune with your stress levels and your needs. Fingers crossed for you. 
20 Aug 18 by member: jengetfit123
I hope things readjust well and you can stay in your house. We'll be thinking about and praying for you. 
20 Aug 18 by member: TomLong
Hang in there. You are doing well! Your mental health is super important to your life as well as weight loss (stress hinders). I have struggled all my life with my stress levels and the mental afflictions that come with them (depression, anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, ect.). When things get too overwhelming for me it helps me to find something to keep busy, takes my mind off of it. Everyone I know says that I need to take time for 'self care' and relax, go shopping, or have coffee with a friend. This does not work for me. Being still I dwell on things, shopping means people and I dont do well with that, and when you are having a tough time coffee with friends means judgement or them trying to fix it ( with my friends at least). House keeping helps me the most. Yesterday I scrubbed the bathroom- ALL OF IT, lol. The ceiling, door jams, top of the light fixtures, inside and out of the cabinets and organized them- as well as all the normal stuff. :-) And it helped me recover from the constant noise that was getting to me. ::shrug:: Everyone is different and I hope you can find what works for you. :-)  
20 Aug 18 by member: Verblstar
Good luck with whatever happens - I am bi-polar as well so I can completely understand where you are coming from - I hope you can keep your stress down - I know it is extremely difficult - all the best 
20 Aug 18 by member: nikeit
good luck with the worries, I know it is hard but many times things work out.  
20 Aug 18 by member: baskington
Wish you all the best in the days ahead. Sending positive thoughts to you. 
20 Aug 18 by member: Anna Bear54
Thank you everyone for the kind words. It helps to know people still care in this world. 
21 Aug 18 by member: MrsMagyk

     
 

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