Tuesday, July 27, 2010
I was at the gym this weekend and I realized for the first time I fit in again. As a kid I played three varsity sports and spent the bulk of my time in the gym or around other athletes. It was always a place I felt comfortable. Flash forward to a few years later after my accident and the gym was a painful reminder of what I had been through and a place I no longer belonged. I have been searching for where I belonged since. As I was sitting there after working out in my BAGGY gym clothes I realized how much happier I am right now. I don't get that, hey why is that fatty here, look anymore.
Even shopping for gym clothes and fitness equipment makes me happy. New clothes, I am looking at yoga pants , rent a DVD, I am looking at yoga and zumba. I feel so powerful when I strap on my sneakers and ipod and head over to the weights. People have even started emailing me and asking me for nutrition tips. Coworkers are asking for SP's website and are totally amazed I have lost 50 lbs. In searching for where I belonged I needed to remember my childhood when I used to ride my bike 10 miles with my friend just to buy a small bag of penny candy. No wonder I didn't have a weight problem! I feel like I am finally home again and everyday is exciting to see the progress I am making.