Yesterday: Elliptical an hour. Yeah I made it but couldn't quite get the rhythm yesterday.
Do anybody know how to get rid of stray dogs? Well they belong to my neighbor but he likes to pretend he cares for them and that they're not bothering anyone. His world we just live in it. I've reported it to the county dog catcher service. Last several times I called they collected the puppies but the dog that keeps making babies is wise enough to go inside the gate and they can't pursue them there unless someone is home. If the dumb neighbor is home he takes the imposed fines instead of allowing them to take the dog he doesn't feed or give water too. The house isn't in his name so his father who lives in another state has no idea of the fines being imposed against the property. Okay that's my morning vent, thank you for being a great audience
Now back to regular blogging (tee-hee). Thanks for all your words of support yesterday. Old man winter still has my energy but I'm trying to track him down. He's gonna get a beat down too. Ooooo I got so much fight in me not to have any energy huh?
Well tomorrow's weigh-in day. Not sure how I feel about that just yet. It will be what it will be. I'm just going to keep pushing forward and doing what I got to do.
I was listening to my morning Believers Voice of Victory broadcast that I watch every morning while getting dressed. Recently I began to talk myself into the mindset that I'm getting older (48) and my body can't do what it use to do exercise wise. Years ago I would do 2 a day workouts, wake early in the morning and walk 3-4 miles. At that time my body would drop weight simply by exercising. I was really starting to settle into that mindset. As I was listening to the teaching this morning they were talking about how we speak things into our lives and before we know it things start to take shape into what we've been saying. There's a scripture that references this and simply says, if you keep saying it and believing it ... "IT" will become (not that simple but ...). So the teachers were saying change the way you speak. Instead of saying I'm sick, I don't feel good, you begin to say I'm healed, I feel great. So I thought on the teaching and thought about the many folks older that myself that are still doing awesome workouts and changing their bodies even at "X" age. That there are many younger than me that can't do what I can do. I was like you're limiting yourself Vanessa by how you're thinking!!!
Eye opening I know. It was like God you always come through for me. I can do what I determine in my mind that I can do. It may take me a little longer, but the more I do it the better I become. The more mornings I want to snuggle under the sheets instead of getting up and doing 10, 15, 20, 30 minutes before work the less days of double workouts I get. If I keep talking about my belly fat not moving and I can't seem to get this eating thing to cooperate with my workouts then.... you get the picture. This was a definite revelations this morning. Got to study this out a lot more and guard my tongue and mind. This isn't something I just learned - I've actually had it manifest itself in my life many times when I paid attention to the word of God, what I spoke and my actions. So I'm not just talking about trying something to see IF it works I know it works. I just got to get back to establishing it in my life. Not only in weight loss but all aspects.
Okay that's my sermon for today :)
So as we say here on spark this is a journey. On this journey we're learning things hopefully about ourselves, our abilities, our limitations and so on. What fun would the journey be if you started and ended it on the same level. You're basically travelling no where. So my strength lies in my speech, mindset and foot steps. As I change my speech to positives and motivation, my mind to a yes I can attitude and start moving my feet in the direction, my journey, my scenery and my life will evolve. Yes, I've changed since this time last year, but I'm looking to spin a little quicker.