It’s been a few days since I updated about the Three Change Challenge (see my initial challenge post here and my first update here). However, I haven’t forgotten about the challenge and am still pushing toward my goals with it. I started the challenge on April 16, so I have less than a week to go now!
The goal of the Three Change Challenge, as posted by Run to the Finish, is “… to really evaluate your life and figure out 3 changes that you are willing to commit to and support others on for the next 30 days.”
So, here’s my progress on the goals I set for 30 days:
1.) Fewer sodas, more water.
I am honestly doing REALLY great with this. It hasn’t been nearly as hard as I thought it would be. I’ve actually gone many days without drinking ANY soda (I’m allowing myself 1 soda per day). My parents and I were in Charleston this weekend, and my dad got a free soda from one of the machines at the Tanger Outlet Malls (don’t you love it with the drink/snack machine gives ya something free?). It was a Pepsi, and when I tasted it… it was SOOOO sweet (Check this out: How much sugar is in Coke?). It didn’t even taste good at all! I think that is a sign that I’m not addicted to soda.
2.) Be more encouraging.
This was hard last week. I’m not sure why, but I just wasn’t in the most encouraging mood some days. I haven’t been *discouraging* to other people or anything, but I think I can do better about this.
Since I think I can do better, I have something planned for later this week. What, you ask? Well, you’ll just have to read the entry later this week to find out…
3.) Do something (or a few things) outside of my comfort zone- and not worry about it.
Well, I did something outside of my comfort zone last week… YOGA! I’ve done yoga maybe twice, but Wednesday morning, I woke up super early and knew I wouldn’t be able to go back to sleep. I went to bed at 10:00 the night before, so I’m not blaming chronic insomnia here. So, I got up at 5 and went to Sunrise Yoga at McLeod Health and Fitness center. I’m pretty sure the 5:30 yoga group is full of faithfuls, but I went anyway and did it… and I felt energized all day from it!
I felt accomplished for getting up early and having done yoga while most people were still asleep. I really did like the class, and although I’m not seeing myself getting up at 5:30 every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to do it, I’ll definitely do it again, maybe a few times a month.
Anyway, that’s it for right now… less than a week to go, and I know I can make it… we’re on the home stretch now! God Bless!