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Another "ah-ha" moment

Friday, July 19, 2013

I had an "ah-ha" moment today that had nothing to do with weight loss except for the fact that in the past it might have sent me straight to a day of bad food choices. There are few areas of my life that I know God has been dealing with me to change and twice in the past 2 weeks, I have been "caught" because I said something to someone that I shouldn't have said. I should have covered the person. I have owned up to it, apologized and I will begin to listen to the "small, still voice" telling me to SHUT UP!
Anyway, this brings me to the cross-over effect of the goals that I have set for myself. I talked about "building blocks" in an earlier blog and for me the foundation of all of this is "character". I want to develop character traits that have me moving towards my end goal of a "healthy and active lifestyle where I am comfortable in my body". I am a "whole" person; I can be at my goal weight but still have issues that I haven't dealt with and if that is the case, I will just gain the weight back. This time I'm going for the "cross-over" effect where I deal with these issues as they arise and not stuff them down.
It seems that whenever I feel as though I am making progress, challenges are thrown at me that are aimed at derailing me from reaching even the small goals that I set for myself. But these are the tests that I must endure to come out the other side.
Looking forward to 2 of my daughters coming home next weekend. They both live in Florida (Orlando and West Palm) and it's been a while since they've been home. No plans to speak of except they want to go to a White Sox game. My husband isn't too thrilled with that since they are SO bad this year, but it's always fun to go to the ballpark. Shopping is always an option as well. We love happy hour at RA as well but not sure we can work that in on this short of a trip.
Have a good weekend! Be kind to yourself!

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KRISSYDUNN 7/19/2013 8:49PM

    Your statement that "I am a whole person; I can be at my goal weight but still have issues that I haven't dealt with and if that is the case, I will just gain the weight back" is so true. It shows great insight on your part. It takes real courage to look honestly at ourselves and see what needs fixing, and then not to cop out by saying " that's just the way I am" , but to go ahead and fix it!
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CARPEOMNIA 7/19/2013 1:15PM

    It's awesome that you are working on more than just weight. Health is such a multi-layered thing. Each layer affecting the other.

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ASHLYNMOM 7/19/2013 11:43AM

    Enjoy you time with your daughters..

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