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Starting Where I'm At!

Monday, July 29, 2013

I have come to the realization that I need to start where I am at.

1. I really want to run the Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon, but I have not done the training for that to happen. This means I will be walking it. I walked three days last week and I'll start make the walks longer today. I know I'm cramming for it, but I spent the money and I will finish it somehow.

2. I want to be fit now! That is not reality. Reality is I am a 40 year old woman who has been more or less inactive for over a year. I am going to have to start over and begin where I am, not where I want to be. That means walking right now, instead of running until after the half marathon.

3. I need to change my goals. I do not have the body of my 20's and early 30's and I never will have it again. However, I can mold the body I do have now. I want to keep my muscle and let it be seen. I want to be strong as I age, that means taking care of myself now. That means starting where I'm at and working with what I have.

I'm not working right now, as I am waiting for the school year start so I can begin subbing. I am going to take this time and put myself back together. I'm going to work on the habits that I want to carry with me through the next ten, twenty, or thirty years.

I'm starting where I'm at now and I'm going to see where this road leads.
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LADYJ6942 7/29/2013 10:22AM

    Awesome, you can do it and you are so right, we do not have the bodies we once did in our younger years but we can make this body the best ever.

I'm finding that while I weigh what I did roughly 20 yrs ago my body is so much different, it is better and gravity isn't winning anything which I so love.

Keep pushing, you wil make it!!!

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MLDRLD 7/29/2013 10:02AM

    Insightful blog!

Wishing you all the best with your goals and journey to fitness! emoticon emoticon

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