When I work with people with fatigue symptoms, related to thyroid and adrenal overload, I talk about several key things:
- Whole foods, fresh diet, high in raw foods
- Proper hydration
- Omega 3 fat balance
- Getting off allergenic and inflammatory foods, including gluten, dairy, and sugar.
- Fresh air and sunshine
- Restoring their adrenal reserve and enhancing detoxification via sleep.
I model the first 6 beautifully. I am committed to being as healthy and vibrant as I can be so that I can be a role model to others.
So why is number 7 so ###!!## hard for me?
I did really well on my sleep commitment the first week of my 30 day challenge.
My adrenals loved me for it, and I warded off a bout with adrenal fatigue by giving myself what I needed.
So why can’t I make a firm and lasting commitment?
There’s still lots to do…there always will be. Yet I am off to meet my pillow and keep my commitment to me.
I made no commitments today and I kept none. What a deal. Tomorrow is a new day.
I did make myself a quart of green juice to start the day. It was lovely. I also did a great job on my omega 3’s today. The subject is on my mind, as balancing the immune system was the topic of the week for Balance My Body.
I noticed dark circles under my eyes…not good for a fatigue expert to look tired. Not good for someone who prides herself in looking much younger and having the body of a 20 something year-old to notice signs of aging.
Commitments for Sunday, and the rest of the week.
- I will get outside and exercise
- I will make at least 16 ounces of green juice and 32 ounces of smoothie
- I will get my omega 3’s again
- I will eat consciously and with gratitude
- I will…can I say it and mean it…I will…..I will…..go to bed by 11PM…at least Sunday
Please hold me to it. Write me and ask me what time I went to bed. I can’t lie.
Post below and be bold enough to check in and make sure I am doing what I committed to. Sleep is vital for health. Food is great, exercise is great, greens are great…but they will only take me so far if I keep burning the candle at both ends.
Have a wonderful Sunday.
Love, Health and Joy,
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