Day One – A “Why” for Day One

How did I end up back here? Back to doing another Day One?


I have not been afraid of Day One’s before. There is a lot of potential to having a Day One.  But this one is scary.  —  It is the introduction to Get OUT of the Summer RUT but my rut started back in March. I was doing 80 Day Obsession, switching from Phase 2 to Phase 3 but I knew things weren’t going right.  My nutrition SUCKED! I was falling back into the stress and emotional eating patterns that have existed much of my life.

Stress at worked continued through March and April and I was determined to get my rear in gear once May hit.  I had a successful day here and there but the nutritional part was still getting to me.

So I am back here – Sunday, July 1st – ready for another Day One! I’ve done it before and I know I have the tools for success – I just have to determine my “Why” again.

My “Why” – I feel better when I am eating better. I have more energy. I do more. I feel encouraged and more positive because I am thinking more positive.  I have a goal and I am being intentional about it.  My relationships improve because I am thinking cleared.

My Why this time around is to really focus on what emotional and stress eating does to me because I know from my history the same feelings will crop up in a continuous cycle. Over and over and over.  I don’t want defeat to keep getting to me.  So WELCOME DAY ONE!

What is your Why for your Day One?  Do you feel positive about it? Is there a cycle you know you have to break?

Assignment: Determine your “Why” that is SPECIFIC to this Day One.  Write it down. Tell it to someone.  Forget about all your previous Day One’s and make a commitment that it is this one that counts. Comment below or on the Facebook page once your assignment is completed.


Check out all the other daily Assignments to 21 Days to #BeYourStrongestSelf2018.


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