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I'm tryin!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

I went and bought a gym membership this morning. A 1 year contract. I'm in this for the long haul now even if I don't want to be! I've been really feeling weighed down lately - greasy food, bad habits, laziness. I'm almost 40 years old and this is not how I imagined my life being. Its time for a change. I've said it time and again, but this time I feel differently. I'm not doing it because of anybody else. Just me.

I don't like the way I looked in the gym mirrors. I look like how I feel - heavy. My complexion is sallow, my hair lacks shine, there are bags under my eyes. I am NOT this person! Starting today (well, yesterday actually), that changes! I will need support, but I'm determined.

Now, I've spent 45 minutes on an elliptical machine and eaten a healthy breakfast so it's time to get in the shower and ready for work.

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    Oh my gosh! Thank you all for your support!
    1182 days ago
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    1182 days ago
    Great! I feel the same way this time around. I'm doing it for me and me only.

    1182 days ago
    Remind yourself of how you look today when you want to skip (or quit) a day at the gym.
    1182 days ago
    Now, you have taken the first step on your weight loss journey! You can certainly do this! So, keep your head up and take one day at a time! Much success to you!

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    1182 days ago
    Good luck to you Elvenlady. Don't let your hard earned money you invested in you health go to waste. Go to the gym as much as you can even if it's to do a small workout, that way you'll get in the habit of going. Exercise and healthy eating helps to keep me young physicially and psychologically. I'll be 52 this year and people often think I'm in my late 30s - early 40s (most days. LOL) It can do the same for you. Just remember how very much you want this.
    All the best to you.
    1182 days ago
    Day by Day my dear.. it will get better.. Way to commit to YOU !!!

    hugs and know YOU CAN DO IT !!

    1182 days ago
  • PROMISE911
    Good for you!! I started today and hope I can support you as well as be supported in our journey!! emoticon
    1182 days ago
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