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Why do I really want to lose weight and get healthy? Hmmmm

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Today's Spark Coach assignment is to blog about what is really behind the quest for weight loss/healthier living. I have taken time to reflect about this and here's my answer.....
It's not just one "thing". My son will be graduating from high school. I don't want to be the fat Mom in the pics. I want him to be proud of me. I want to be able to care for myself as I age. I know that there may be many things beyond my control that could hinder that but I don't want obesity to be one of them. I want to be able to run a 5K- no more of this interval stuff. I have run several in the past but am struggling now to complete week 2 of a 9 week couch to 5k program. I will persevere. I want to be comfortable. My clothes are uncomfortable and I am uncomfortable "in my skin". I have blisters on my chest from running. I cannot breathe because of the amount of sportsbras I have to wear to compress. I will persevere.
I found what I needed to spur me on today on SP. Sparkguy gave me an uplifting message and I read a Sparkblog about getting up and exercising even though it's getting darker in the mornings. I need to push my own obstacles out of the way and focus on my goals!
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    Keep it up sis! You can do it! :)
    1480 days ago
    Hurray for you! You have made a conscious decision to change yourself into who you want to be, who you were meant to be. I have no doubt you will make it. Just keep keeping on and you will succeed. I have no doubt your son is proud of you anyway!!!!! I'm pulling for you, my friend!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1483 days ago
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    You can do it! emoticon
    1483 days ago
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