Tuesday, December 04, 2012
As I am writing this blog i'm wondering what I can say to inspire someone else. I sit here back almost to my starting weight four years ago. How could that possible inspire anyone to take that first step?
I have to tell ya it isn't easy to come here and say "i've failed". But really have I? I mean i'm coming here each and everyday. I log exercise minutes, though they really could be more, I begin the day off on track, it is the afternoons and evenings that hit me hard. So what do I intend to tell anyone who is struggling also at this moment?
Change is scary but nothing is scarier than looking in the mirror, buying clothes the old size, changing belts four times before you find one that fits (did that one yesterday), getting on the treadmill and not lasting twenty minutes. Sit ups? Oh yeah I remember those, vaguely. How about the tingling you get from standing on your feet all day and heaven forbid you sit down when you get home....it hurts worse to get back up and try to make your way to the kitchen to get dinner.
So all of this has led me back to spark and to fully embrace all that it has to offer. I know the holidays are coming but what better way to enjoy them then to celebrate success if even for one day. Because that one day will give you strength to reach for two.