Saturday, June 14, 2014
My goal for the Sizzling Summer challenge is to realize that I am more than a number on the scale.
Because I have continued to eat right and exercise, but not lost any weight for so long, I have felt like a disappointment and a failure.
My wellness coach asked me months ago to make a list of positives about myself, and I have been unable to do it. Both she and my counsellor have told me they could make the list, but I need to see those things in myself. Some days all I see is failure.
For the next ten weeks I am going to continue to track my food and exercise. I am going to eat healthy and within range. I am going to drink plenty of water. None of those are my goals.
In order to accomplish my goal of realizing I am more than a number on the scale:
I am going to get on the scale only once a week.
I am going to keep a list of blessings for every day.
I am going to take more me time - to get to know myself better.
I am going to try and see myself through other people's eyes.
I am going to read positive thoughts daily.
I am going to interact more - I spend too much alone time.
I am going to make that list of positives!
Yes, I want to lose weight. Sometimes to lose weight, we have to lose baggage that we carry around. Facing that baggage has been a difficult journey for me. Now that I have, I need to move past the negatives. They still hurt, but I cannot keep letting the darkness of the past, ruin the brightness of the future. I am ready to step into the light again.
I AM MORE THAN A NUMBER ON THE SCALE!