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Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Again, I am reminded that I lack consistency. I plan and plan, but fall short in the execution of my plans. This is so discouraging.

Is it self-sabotage, I think it may be. Whatever it is, I need to overcome "It". I was so excited to reach the 150's, but have inched back up to 160.

There has been something in the back of my mind and I am now going to do it, it certainly can't hurt.

With the arrival of cold weather and Daylight Savings Time, my outdoor activities are limited. Today I have an appointment with a trainer at out local gym. Over the last 2 years I have noticed a loss of muscle, which is natural as you age, but it has made me feel weak and unsteady. I feel intimidated at the gym because I don't know what to do with all of the equipment and I need more than the treadmill and the stair climber.

My trainer says that she has many clients in my situation. I believe that she will be able to point me in the right direction, the rest is up to me.

* I need to get past the idea that taking time to exercise is selfish.
* Strength training is not just for men.
* I am worth the time spent caring for my physical well-being.

I am looking forward to starting a new plan.

I am looking forward to feeling stronger and healthier.

The time is now! emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MGJARVI 11/9/2012 9:51PM

    "* I need to get past the idea that taking time to exercise is selfish.
* Strength training is not just for men.
* I am worth the time spent caring for my physical well-being. "


*YOU* are worth it!!

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LUV4CHOCOLATE 11/7/2012 7:12PM

    I am also working on strength training. I KNOW it is good for me but I seem to struggle the most with finding time to do this type of exercise (I'd rather go out and run 10 miles - LOL!!!) It is SO important though! Sounds like you are headed in the right direction. emoticon

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SUZECOOKS 11/7/2012 6:44PM

    I've done the same thing! I hit 140 and then started to gain. I saw it happening but didn't know how to stop myself at first. Good for you. You have taken action and have a trainer! Boy you nailed it too. I have always thought it selfish of me to spend time at the gym or running or getting in MY workout. I still feel that way but reading it in your blog is making think it's silly but I have to work to get over it.

Way to go!!! emoticon

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STSCOTT11 11/7/2012 10:55AM

    I SO AGREE...and am on THE SAME PAGE on my journey.
I WISH my fear point was as low as yours...I get to 160s and PANIC right back up to 170s. SMH
I do believe IT IS FEAR. Fear of SUCCESS...and all the what happens WHEN/AFTER I reach goal.
People tell just keep going. I have to FIND the confidence TO JUST DO IT.
I have been inching...back and forth...back and forth.
I want it...but apparently not bad enough.
I have blogged about consistency too. Stabilitizing.
Finding and linking all the keys to get to 160 and become comfortable with it.
I really want to get to 150...but at this point all I can hope for is 160. lol

OUR bodies are mere machines that WE COMMAND.
We we find the right combination and place within ourselves...we will GET THERE.
Keep sparking.

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NEENSTER1 11/7/2012 9:18AM

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TAGSUIT2 11/7/2012 9:04AM

    You got the plan, you just need to overpower your carnal mind and tell it what you're going to do and do it.

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MJRVIC2000 11/7/2012 8:47AM

    You answered your own question... failure to execute your plan. Now, ask yourself WHY? Then take steps to correct and fulfill your goals. God Bless YOU! Vic.

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