Howdy, y’all! Long time, no post. I have a perfectly valid explanation for my absence – I’m struggling with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). It’s an issue that always plagues me from about January to March, and it really *stinks.*
So what happens to me during SAD? Well, lately I’ve physically felt run down. I’ve been going to bed much earlier than usual and sleeping in later. Sometimes I lay down during the day and just rest for about an hour too. Mentally, I haven’t been necessarily depressed, but my mind feels a bit cloudier than usual. Basically I feel like I was hit by a bus and am recovering.
What does this mean for my eating disordered behaviors and desire to gain muscle? Honestly, I’m not seeing a negative change in my eating but rather a positive one! I’m not living off fruits and veggies, as is typical for me (don’t get me wrong, I still eat a ton of those, but my portions are smaller, and I try to add much more protein now).
I’m currently taking Epigrow and Laxobolic for my muscle building, and my workouts are shorter – I go to the gym on most days with my hubs, and so far, so good. Yes, it’s a struggle sometimes to get out of bed and hit the gym, but I’ve been doing it, which is amazing-balls.
I’ve decided that I’d like to continue blogging – I may document my eats for fun tomorrow, just to see if I still enjoy doing it. I’m eating much more often, so I’ll probably have more pictures to share than usual.
Hope to see you tomorrow,