Mental wellness challenge, day four

Day Four.

What are your top three intentions for each day and how can you meet them?

Intention 1:

Eat healthy and exercise on most days!

Intention 2:

Do some self care every day!

Intention 3:

Journal! Writing is sootheing to me!

What are yours?

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Mental wellness challenge, day two!

Day Two.

Create an emergency playlist for times when you need love and comfort.

So, I love music. Music is so healing. It speaks to me. So many songs move me, speak to how I feel. I play music almost every day.

I have spotify, and alexa, and I use both on a regular basis, I also have apple music, which I use on my I phone.

I like to make playlists. I make themed playlists, its so much fun picking out songs to put on them.

My 5 main go to playlists are:

Broadway tunes and show tunes

Songs to play to make me happy

Sad songs

Disney playlist

Love songs

I have others too, but those are my main five.

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Mental wellness challenge, day 1

What is one thing you can improve in your day that will improve your mental health?

Definitely my sleep! I need to improve on that!

Meds are helping, but I need to be getting more sleep than I have been getting!

I am going to try to work on it over the summer!

I think 7 or 8 hours each night would be good! I doubt I’ll get that much every night, but a girl can dream, right?

I am really going to try to work on a bedtime routine, on windingdown at night, before bed.

Heres hoping it works out for me!

I will try my best anyway!

Sleep is so important for a healthy mind, and a healthy life!

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A winning result

So, I smashed it tonight at slimming world.

I weighed in, and was down 3.5 pounds! Woohoo! I was so thrilled!

Its such a great boost when I am down anything. To be down 3.5 pounds, thats incredible!

I’m now down a total of 2 stone 8.5 pounds. For my US readers it is 36.5 pounds.

Only 5.5 pounds to make it to 3 stone! I hope I’ll get there by christmas!

I feel on top of the world right now. I must be doing something right.

Long may this feeling last! I plan on continuing this for the next week and hopefully I will have another good week next week!



i am taking the plunge and joining a gym. well, i’m almost sure i’ll be joining. i found a gym near the centre where the ILS course is run. i emailed them and asked a few questions. and they were extremely helpful. they said they have another blind member, and they are ok with helping me and escorting me while I am in the gym and on the machines and collecting me when i am done. this makes things a lot easier for me. its 45 euro a month to join. i said i’d have a think about it. in the mean time the guy i emailed said i could do a free trial next week to see if i like it there. so i said i would do that. so i am now booked in for a free trial run next wednesday at 2 pm.
wish me luck!
carol anne