Not doing anything is getting me nowhere

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

As recently as 3 months ago, I had finally gotten mediocre at balancing my LIFE. But, the nagging pain in my foot was becoming more noticeable, And I didn't want to stop exercising, I was feeling so good in my clothes! So off to ZUMBA & SPINNING I went, and the Treadmill and weights and walking. But there came a day when the just walking around the house doing housework became so painful I just had to stop doing what I had taken for granted. After researching what I think I have, I followed the advice given for relief which includes staying off my foot. I can only get to gym if my husband is home to be with the kids. And since that is sporadic at best, I got angry that my foot wasn't allowing me to go even when I could go. Of course what followed was emotional eating trying to comfort the thoughts of what would happened with my foot. Will I never be able to exercise again!? Are they going to suggest surgery!? I was mentally paralyzed by the fear that I wouldn't be able to lose weight, and I would get fatter, my husband won't love me, my kids embarrassed by me. But thanks to SPARK, my SPARK Team, and reading other blogs, I'm going to get over this....1 small step at at time. I brought my clothes with me today. I will change into them after work. I will walk to the Wellness Center, and I'm getting in some exercise.......for me! emoticon
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  • no profile photo CD8985772
    Always focus on what you can do today. Your husband and kids love who you ARE, not what you look like.

    Your attitude determines your course of action. You have a positive attitude today.
    3659 days ago
  • CWYNN01
    Hey Diva!!

    I know you are struggling. However, you have the right attitude TODAY!! I am sure your hubby loves you unconditionally, at whatever size. So it's really about "Do YOU LOVE what your body looks like & feels like???" So focus on Nancy & what she wants to love about her. If you want to be that FIERCE HOT Smoking Mom or that Vivacious Wife, then you gotta work for it.

    Remember it's going to take emoticon but that's not a bad thing, just means we got a lot of emoticon to learn!!

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    3659 days ago
    Hi SCOUTMOMMY! Great job being persistent, even when it's tough and painful. Don't give up on your journey. Even if you can't exercise like you want to, you can still make healthy eating choices. Also, try chair exercises - you won't burn as many calories but I've learned that a little bit is better than none.

    Stay encouraged! emoticon
    3659 days ago
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