Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    MOMMYOF2RN   41,890
SparkPoints
40,000-49,999 SparkPoints
 
 

Don't ever let anyone tell you it's impossible


Friday, August 17, 2012

When I first started my journey there were many naysayers, who gave me a million reasons why I could not do this. The ever popular "you wont have enough time" was a common one. But I chose to make the time,I treated exercise like work. I didnt "call out sick" or "no show" without very good reasons. People would want me to do things during my exercise time I simply told them no, I have to be at the gym then. I got a lot of grief at times especially if the person on the other end was wanting a favor, but it has been worth it.
Another excuse "You work that crazy night shift,people on that shift gain weight not lose it" A mostly true analogy, but doable if you put some effort into training your body. You have to keep it on a healthy eating schedule and still work out, sometimes after working all night but I promise it WILL be worth it.
"What will you do with the kids?" Find a gym that has childcare hours for the youngest and allows teens to work out. My success has instilled great behaviors in them as well :)

At the beginning I was also dating a man who was controlling and did not want me going to the gym because "you must be trying to find someone else" I finally got enough courage up to tell him where to go and started this journey for my overall well-being and health. It is so rewarding to be this far, though I still have 10 pounds until I reach my original goal of 100 pounds, I feel very accomplished. Just wanted to let everyone know that MANY people will try to hold you down, put if you get your head right YOU CAN DO THIS!
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

ZZZKATZZZZ 8/17/2012 3:39AM

    The word impossible actually says "I'm possible".

So glad to hear of you taking care of yourself! Keep upnthe great work!

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by MOMMYOF2RN