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A year later...what has changed??? My attitude!!!

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Here I am a year later, 10 pounds lighter, stressed to the limits. What is different for me from this time last year? My attitude...no more pity parties. I have done some serious soul searching and finding out who I am. It has been tough, and at times painful, but really worth it!! I have to learn to be more patient with myself, I didn't gain the weight overnight, it is not going to come off overnight, my problem over the years...I set too many goals at once, set myself up for failure, and when I slip, I tell myself "tomorrow I will start over, tomorrow I will get back on track", problem is tomorrow never comes!! Until now...I am setting 4 mini goals to achieve in week 1, and each week add 1 more goal. I will exercise, starting slow, doing cardio, and work my way up to strength training and cardio by week 5. I will journal daily and blog weekly, I will try to find people that are struggling or have struggled like myself, and ask them to help me, be my support to stay on track and accoountable. I know I can do this, the difference now, I am no longer going through the motions, I am going to do it!!! I am no longer my worst enemy, I am learning to live again, and like myself again along the way. Bring it on, look out world here comes the new improved me... emoticon
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  • v BELIEVING-N-ME
    Great blog! Congrats! on the 10 pound weight loss. You seem to have the right attitude. emoticon

    I really like the mini goals; think that I might try this.

    HAPPY NEW YEARS!
    1611 days ago
  • v PAMSPARKS
    Congrats on the 10 pounds down! And kudos on setting some mini goals. I have been stuck on what seems like a never-ending plateau - I like the mini goal concept and think I will try it out. Thank you for sharing! Best of luck on your fitness journey.
    1643 days ago
  • v BELLE0308
    What a great blog!! I am glad to see how you are using the right attitude and moving forward. What an inspiration!
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    1644 days ago
  • v REDROSEMARIE
    Attitude is very important part of a healthy life style. You have found a great way to turn it around. Congratulations!
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    1644 days ago
  • v EMMALEIGHB
    Keep it up! You got this emoticon
    1644 days ago
  • v PETERMCKIRDY
    Sounds like you are pumped up. Keep up the great attitude. You are on the right track! emoticon
    1644 days ago
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