Monday, June 08, 2009
Today I kickboxed (can I get a WHOOHOOO!!! on that one?) and there's a part in the routine where we're told to "jab^hold" and it got me thinking... I mean, the jab part is really cool... and I like it a lot (you know with all the hostility I'm carrying around... lol), but the hold part is kinda boring... and like, I don't even think it's burning calories... okay maybe it is.
In any case... once I turned my brain on I began to ponder about how that "hold" position really is just as important as the "jab".
In life I run around jabbing and not holding a lot. Know what I'm sayin?
I get excited, love the fun or active part of this or that, but instead of holding afterwards I jump right into searching for the next thing to jab.
I now see that "Jab" = Action and "Hold" = (get this) the Patience, Courage, and Strength it takes to prepare wisely for the next jab.
The problems that exist in our lives, including our weight loss issues, very much require strong jabs (action) to the face, but if we are really to be super successful in conquering our foes... we, seriously, have to learn how to "Hold"... how to be at peace with ourselves and maybe even take a sec to give ourselves a pat on the back for the last excellent jab.
My plan is to kickbox again tomorrow and really get psyched about the "Hold" position... heck, I'm missing it already.
Love you all... hope you're doing flab-u-lessly