I know it sounds depressing and negative, but my own self loathing is what keeps me going. Hated where I was, hating where I am, but hoping for someday. Because I know that wherever I'm going has got to be better than here.
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I keep motivated by seeing my daily progress, and knowing that my efforts will see me to my goals. It will take a long time to get where I am going, but it will be so worth it.
Of course this site helps, and music, good quality ear buds and great music.
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I met a co-worker from Boynton Beach when I was at a corp conf in St. Louis. She has very bad arthritis in her ankle and a misaligned leg. When she's standing as straight as possible, her legs almost form a letter K. She's completed several marathons to raise money for leukemia research because her son died in his 20s after a long battle with the disease.
The person I sit with at church is not too much older than I am. He had a severe stroke just before I started going to that church. He lost use of his right hand and arm, and most of the use of his right leg.
Before my Sunday school teacher passed away, he was dealing with severe neuropathy. His wife had 14 back surgeries and both knees replaced. Both of them struggled to take every step.
when I get really tired and don't think I can walk or run another yard, I think about all the people I know who would LOVE to be able to run 3 steps! And I keep going while I still can. It may not always be that way.
Not wanting to be a freaking size 26 anymore. I had gotten down to a loose 16/tight 14 in 2007(but totally the wrong way-see my page), had a knee injury, and gave up on the program. Then I stopped caring altogether. I'm going to be 35 on Saturday, and this...is not the Abi that I want to be for the rest of my life, and I don't want the reason that I die be due to me being so gee golly heavy. How embarrassing would that be for my kids???
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