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Keep on Truckin'

Sunday, June 23, 2013

I think I'm finally learning that I don't have to be addicted to a certain fitness routine.

(I just read a blog where a sparker just can't allow themselves NOT to work out for fear they'll lose momentum. I am in NO way judging my fellow Sparker. I'm just saying that way doesn't work for me. That's the beauty of SparkPeople . . different strokes for different folks. And so on, and so on, and...)

I want to be a willing participant on my Spark Journey towards better health - not a captive slave.

This past couple weeks (not long after I set my goal to lose another 10 pounds) I've had to deal with this shoulder thing, again. It's really cramping my style. But I know, if I don't listen to my body, I will pay. Big time trouble. But, rather than throwing the baby out with the bathwater (so to speak), I am trying to be consistent with what I CAN do . . . and using this time to check out other things. . . like a couple new recipes each week. But it's all working together towards my BIG plan.

So, no, the weight is not coming off like I'd hoped. . . . and I'm certainly not setting any land speed records in my journey. But I AM going to get there, just the same, because I am dedicated to my goal.

So, I'm just gonna keep on truckin . . .


The official definition of that phrase is: To continue or persist, regardless of circumstances or setbacks; to keep trying or striving towards a goal.




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  • v THOMASINA57
    emoticon It's not how fast you get there, it's the journey and commitment to goals that's important.. good blog!
    1127 days ago
  • v GABY1948
    GREAT blog! And, I just love the kitty that feels good...have a great day!
    1128 days ago
  • v WALLAHALLA
    I like the way you think.
    1129 days ago
  • v 123ELAINE456
    Awesome Blog. Great Attitude and Way of doing Things Your Way and what is Best for You. Keep taking Steps, doing what You can and You will make it to Your Goals. It will take longer than You want it to but Your Health, Body and Well Beam comes first. Take Care of your shoulder. You are doing Great. WTG!!! God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Wonderful Lord's Day and Week. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    1129 days ago
  • v MSLZZY
    Still taking those steps forward and that's what counts. Do what you CAN!
    1129 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Good job! Hope that shoulder feels better. HUGS and smiles.
    1129 days ago
  • v ELVISINTHEHOUSE
    I didn't know there was an official definition for that phrase. I like it though. It describes my journey too. You're attitude is wonderful. We're all truckin' right along with you. Of course, now I can't get the Dead song out of my head. Lol.
    1129 days ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    I understand the 'shoulder thing' ........... Still going thru much pain in my neck and shoulders and it gets so tiring but I sooooo agree, I too will not become enslaved to exercise! ........... It is wisdom in knowing when to rest or back off ........... or be gentle: each of us differ from day to day ............... emoticon Hope you mend soon .......... No fun being in pain I know!
    1129 days ago
  • v DARLY55
    That's the way to do it! DO what you can, when you can.
    1129 days ago
  • v BIGPAWSUP
    Awesome blog and TERRIFIC attitude! I'm so happy for you.

    Take care of that shoulder and yourself. I know you will achieve your goals.

    1129 days ago
  • v MADEIT3
    I think the idea is to keep moving in ways that work for you!! Good luck with that shoulder - I also have shoulder problems and they really can cramp your style!
    1129 days ago
  • v MYUTMOST4HIM
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    1129 days ago
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