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Just for today, it's all about patience, or is it?


Wednesday, September 04, 2013

I am impatient, and worried. The last 2 times I tried to lose weight I got to just over 240 and stopped losing. But just for today, I'm going to do my job, I'm going to follow my healthy guidelines, and I will meditate.

Yesterday was a running day, and I tried to talk myself out of it, but in the end I had a good 30 minute run. Day 1 Week 9, C25K. It's okay if I don't finish this week. I will allow myself to finish next week if I have to. But I did not quit, and I did not go back several weeks like I have in the past. I just accepted that the last 2 weeks held other challenges for me, and took a practice run on Sunday.

Working with a Just For Today attitude is about not worrying about what happened in the past, or what might happen in the future, so patience doesn't play a role. Just for today, I am not worried about that 1 lb that stands between me and the 20 lb line. I will celebrate the 1 lb that no longer weighs me down.
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MSLZZY 9/4/2013 11:44PM

    Just for today-celebrate any success! HUGS!

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SOFT_VAL67 9/4/2013 8:56PM

    my son is in na, just for today is their mantra. i have been trying to use it for my own for a year now, and i lost sight of it, but im trying to get back to it, of course, i have plans not to break my walking streak as long as the weather holds out, so i cant use it for that.
i also hit a plateau and havent lost any weight in a long time, long story, broken foot, etc
but i am optimistic, my foot is healed and im walking again
healing my body and my mind.

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LISAINMS 9/4/2013 5:22PM

    You can repeat weeks as many times as you need to. Just keep working on today. Every day.

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PLMITCH 9/4/2013 3:33PM

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