Monday, January 13, 2014
I have a goal. I want to walk, run/jog, the Bolder Boulder. This means I need to train. This means I need to get off my backside and walk. There is no Facebook post, no game of CandyCrush, no television program or movie that is more important to me than reaching my goal! I've wanted to do this for YEARS! This will be the year I participate in this 10K race. I am competing against no one but me, but my lack of fitness is a formidable opponent.
I have a plan to get ready for this and I'm starting to implement some of it, however the weather in Colorado has been pretty snowy and wet, so I've kind of let that get in my way. But no more! Starting today (not tomorrow, not next week) I am going to follow my plan. I'll start at day one of week one and faithfully follow my plan EVERY SINGLE DAY!
It is worth the work it takes to be healthy and fit. I need to do this for myself. I need to do this for my family. It doesn't matter that I am currently 70 lbs overweight, I can follow this plan.
I will also do at least one strength training video from SparkPeople three times a week.
Between the two it will never be more than an hour and a half per day.
That's not asking too much of myself. That is loving myself!!
Friday, December 27, 2013
I purchased my Fitbit in early 2013 with Christmas money. I've had a love/hate relationship with it. I love it when I use it. I'm more motivated, energized and optimistic.
But, when I don't use it I hate it! It sits there in the drawer next to my bed mocking me! It screams that I need to get up, get out and get walking! It shouldn't be in the drawer, it should be on my person, racking up steps and motivating me to do just a little (or a lot) more.
I got it out of the drawer this morning and put it in my pocket. I'm halfway to my daily steps walked goal and I'm happy and proud of myself. It wasn't that hard, really. It's about making the choice to do the thing that is good for me. It's about convincing myself that I'm worth the time and effort it will take to get fit and healthier than I've ever been.
I'm working on it.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
On September 12th, at 2:00 in the morning my husband and I were evacuated from our Lyons, Colorado home because of an immediate and certain threat of flooding. I had no idea how my life was about to change. I had no idea that I would never get to go "home" to that home ever again. Once I realized that fact I guess I kind of lost it and quit taking care of myself for a while. So now my pants are getting tight around the waist and my fear of mirrors is back.
But today is a new day. I woke up this morning with a chance to do it right, and I'm going to! Today I will log every bit that goes into my mouth. I will drink my water, not soda, not coffee...just fresh, pure water! And I will get at least 10 minutes of exercise today. 10 minutes isn't that hard. I can do that!
No excuses, no regrets. Just moving forward.
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