Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A 5 Day Edge

Weight loss and lifestyle changes are on everyone's lips right now and I LOVE it!  It's always great to see others succeed in this area and right now its especially encouraging to me in my own hill I have to climb.  The hardest part is always getting started and sticking with it for more than a couple of days.  If that's where you are at, don't quit yet!

After about a month after having Jude, I was starting to ease my way back into exercise.  Right before the holidays I felt good about where I was at and hopeful about my progress.  Then I got sick.  And Randy got sick. Then New Year's activities left me with little sleep or exercise.  Long story short, any good feelings about my progress had been swallowed up.  Sooooo frustrating!

Today was my 5th day in a row to workout and I feel awesome!  Once your body gets the message that you're not just doing something out of the ordinary today, but really trying to make this a regular thing, it finally jumps on board.  The motivating exhilaration I felt because of the success makes me want to keep it up.  There is nothing like it.  The key is keep it up.  As long as I'm doing what it takes to eventually be the size I want, I don't get impatient about not being there yet.  So, whether it is exercise or anything else in the resolution bag, let's keep it up and not quit together!


Emily Hullet said...

Last week I gained half a pound (surprising for as bad and as much as I ate), but I am back at it this week...third day in a row, and even working out. I heard the trainer on the Biggest Loser say "You can accomplish whatever you want, as long as you put forth the effort." I really like that, and I hope it sticks with me through this next year. You encourage me sister, thank you!

Jen said...

Keep it up!

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