Forever at the starting line
Thursday, March 18, 2010
I feel like I am always starting over, and over, and over and never make any progress. I am trying to come to terms with my depression, and realized that I need to make bigger changes in my life in order to be happy. So a few months ago, I decided to go back to school. I think that having real goals in my life that have nothing to do with my weight may help me to stick to the goals that are weight related. I have gotten too complacent (and bored) in my life, so it's time to move it forward. 2 years from now I will be finishing my bachelors degree and be doing my student teaching. I am not giving up on myself! By the time my youngest is in middle school, I will be ready to take on a classroom of my own. It'll seem strange to be starting a career at 40 surrounded by younger teachers with more experience, but I am glad I stayed home and raised my kids. Now it's time for me to grow up too...
I am glad the nice weather is here, and look forward to getting outside and taking some walks. I might even have a chance to find some of the hiking trails nearby. We just fixed up my husband and daughter's bikes, and I will get one for myself so we can go for family bike rides. I think I can finally get my husband on track, which will help immensly. I know it will take time, but I really think I might be ready this time.
On your mark, get set, GO!!!