Giving myself a good talking-to

Sunday, June 28, 2009

If I drift away from sparkpeople I drift away from my commitment to lose weight and live a healthy life. I lack will-power and motivation but logging in every day keeps these two important aspects of being in control of your life, for whatever reason, to the forefront. The trick is to keep logging on to Sparkpeople, it is said that if you do something for 21 days then it becomes a habit and so I just have to force myself to find time to log in 21 times and then I will do it automatically - that should not be too hard.

I am now 61 and therefore losing weight is not just about being healthy any more it is also about being about to move about, to walk, to enjoy the countryside, to not be frightened if the flimsy chair at a friends looks like it will not hold my weight, not to walk round cars in car parks because I do not think I can get through the gap, to join in when my family are swimming or playing tennis instead of sitting on the sidelines holding the coats and bags to feel that I have achieved something and not to feel like I am letting my life slip by.

So many reasons to lose weight but I cannot think of one reason to stay the weight I am.

Now is my time.....I am in control.

Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
    You have the right idea. It is important just to log on and keep focused. emoticon
    3231 days ago
    Hang in there Kathy. You're doing great! You have to start slow. I think you have the right idea of just making a habit of logging in every day. You'll get to where you want to be, and you'll be a better person for going through this process. You'll be able to help others accomplish there goals, whatever they might be.

    Make SparkPeople your main goal for now. Let the people here help you, motivate you.

    We're here for you, whatever you need.

    4334 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.

More Blogs by DRAKELOW