Wow, I just realized tomorrow will be my 3 month anniversary for not smoking!!
And 4 months that I have started this journey!!
What a difference 3 and 4 months can really make in your life. I have had so many months go by that I can't even remember that I let just slip away not living. These last months have been great. I feel so good compared to where I was at the beginning of this year. I wish I could spread this feeling to others...that with a little work they can do this too. It's not too hard, it just takes a little committment to your health and a desire to feel and be better!!
I'm not sure I went into this with a thought that I was going to acheive what I have. I think I was just trying to pacify my BF who was mad at me at the time for being "lazy". I thought well I'll do this for a bit to get him off my back. Well the whole process has snow balled. Almost immediately I started feeling better. And as soon as I quit smoking I felt awesome!! I feel better then I have since I was 16. That is amazing to me!!!
changes I see from 4 months ago:
I can now do a side plank with out my knee being on the ground. This is huge for me, there was no way I could do this 4 months ago.
I can do a plank too and push myself back up...yes it's a push up!
I can run. Yes it's just for short periods but I have been doing running intervals on the treadmill...never thought I would do that before.
I sleep so much better now....not up all night with indigestion!!
I have muscles...woo hoo!! who would have known???
I have energy to do stuff...not just come home and watch tv all night! My DVR is full of stuff I don't get to anymore!
I love to cook new foods with out fat!!!
And my cloths keep getting bigger every week!!!
I'm sure there is more, I just can't think of it right off the top of my head. My goals remain the same for the next quarter of my journey. To continue to eat right, exercise, and live life!!! I'm hoping to get to my goal weight this quarter which is 14 pounds away. But if I don't it won't be the worst thing. I know I'm healthier and that is what counts!!!
Today I am enjoying being a mommy. I don't get to do that too much anymore with a 21 year old. He's not too happy, but I have to say I'm enjoying being needed. You kind of forget what that's like as they get older. Especially for being needed for something besides money.
Anyway, I just want to say THANK YOU to all my spark friends. You have made this a great journey so far!! I couldn't do this with out the support I find here!!! You all have a wonderful and blessed day!!!