This came about because the other day, as I was getting ready to head out for a day of errands to include picking up my R'n'R schwag-bag, I found my mind wandering along the lines of..
I should not be Envious of Kashmir and her running buddies, I should Emulate them!
I like following Robin's running adventures on Facebook and think her very fortunate to have Shelly and Cheryl to go out running with. I had the Galloway group at one time to run with, but I let myself slip away from that Tribe and now find myself Tribeless. Having someone to run with certainly ups the motivation and accountability. I need to figure out how to gain that back again.
Anyway, here are my efforts at my Antithesis Alphabet...
Instead of being Apathetic, I can strive to be Active.
Instead of B1tching, I can Be more positive.
Instead of being Cranky, I should be Creative about changing my moods.
Instead of feeling Desperate, I can focus on being Determined.
Instead of not recognizing Enough, I must work on Emotional satiety.
Instead of feeling like a Failure, I should focus on Freeing myself from doubts and disappointments.
Instead of Gorging, I should remember I am indeed Good enough.
Instead of Hurting myself with food, I should look at it as a means to better Health and Healing.
Instead of thinking myself Inept when it comes to being healthy, maybe I should become Innovative.
Instead of feeling like a Jerk, I should focus on finding Joy.
Instead of Kicking myself when I’m down, perhaps I should remember KISS – Keep It Simple Superstar!
Instead of feeling and being Lame, I need to remind myself to just Laugh.
Instead of being Moody, I need to get over myself and find my Motivation.
Instead of Nasty stinkin’ thinkin’, I need to work on New self-praise and support.
Instead of thinking I will always be Obese, I need to Overcome my fears and faults.
Instead of falling into “Poor me” behavior, I should remember that I’ve got the Power!
Instead of Questioning whether or not I’m worth the effort, I should embrace my Quiet fierceness.
Instead of Regressing to the person who use to eat her feelings, I need to Rise up and fight the good fight.
Instead of Self-pity, I will work on Strength!
Instead of Telling myself that it just doesn’t matter, perhaps I should Thrill at each accomplishment.
Instead of feeling Unfulfilled, I should look forward to feeling Unlimited someday.
Instead of thinking I’m Very very slow, I need to remember that I’m still moVing forward.
Instead of Wishing for something more, I should be willing to Work to make it happen.
Instead of eating eXtra servings, I need to look for eXternal solutions to how I feel.
Instead of Yawning and feeling sluggish, I should Yearn to feel more energized and move more!
Instead of feeling Zonked at the end of the day/week/month, I want to feel Zany and Zippy and Zingy!
How about you? What do you want/need to turn around?
Try try again...