Going for the finish...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
I'm grateful for SP. This morning when reading a daily or a weekly story, I read something by....sorry, I forget who, that they were told by their trainer. It zinged me. This person was not happy with the results that they were getting in their work-out and the trainer said, "I can only provide the inspiration, you have to provide the motivation". I have been stopping all morning and looking inside to see where the motivation lacking is in me.
My quest with SP has always been to lose weight and live a healthy life. And I am doing that. I'm also getting a little complacent with the weight loss thing because I am past the pain point. I can wear a size 10, I'm not obese any longer, I have some physical stamina and I am in pretty good shape. But I still have a 36" waist, my excess body fat lives, you guessed it, in the middle of me which is the least healthy place for fat to live.
Going to the finish line isn't really my strong suit. I tend to get really close to the end and decide that's enough. And I am for sure motivated by pain, lack of pain,..lack of motivation? So, it is time for me to learn another new habit. Going past the finish, losing 6 inches from my belly, losing 15 lbs to get to a normal BMI. Maintaining a healthy bodyweight. Managing my cholesterol by what I eat and how I live, staying healthy as opposed to having the next ailment, being strong enough to do the daily tasks of life and still have some strength left for fun.
I've been bothered by my midnight cravings for the last few nites. My eating during the day is good, but I'm putting around 300+ cals at midnight. I'm eating nuts and peanut butter. If anyone knows what that mean my body is lacking, please let me know. I'd love to not have those cravings.
PS I'm really trying to motivate myself here!