The last couple of weeks have been hard, getting back into the swing of things and getting my self back to the level I was at about three weeks ago, but I am proud to say I have kept up the push and caused myself to work at the goal. This is something I don’t want to give up on just yet.
Today is Mother’s Day, and I wish that it is a happy one for all those amazing mothers out there. For my younger sister’s present to our mom, she used her artistic skills in photography to take some nice pictures of all of us and they all turned out really great. I have to say even my pictures turned out pretty good, I don’t look half bad, but I definitely didn’t look as good as I had in my mind.
In December I was in my best friend’s wedding as a Bride’s maid and at the time I didn’t really realize how far I had let myself go, and as you can see I’m still not too far from that. So far in about a month and a half I have lost close to 6 lbs, changed my eating habits, and started exercising, but for doing it for a month and a half I would have hoped to have seen a bigger change. I know it’s because my activity level has only increased slightly, not enough to make the “drastic” change I was hoping for. If we want to see a drastic change of more than 3 to 4 lbs a month we need to push harder and be more drastic! AH HAH! I know it’s not that big of an epiphany, but you know what, for me it may be a game changer in my goal!
So instead of focusing on my time for a mile, I’m going to just increase the time that I exercise and the amount that I exercise per week. Also I want to keep track of how many miles in a month I do just for the sake of grins and giggles.
Again I know I’m not going to be super thing and amazingly fit skinny, but for me I will be healthy, I wont worry about the possibility of diabetes, and I will know that my children will live long and healthy lives because of the habits they were raised with. It’s not about fitting into a size 8 for me, its just about being the best I can be and if the end I can get into a size 8 then that’s awesome, but otherwise I will know that I pushed myself and I did my best and my best may be a 12 or 14 or even an 18, but I know that I can do it and that nothing is out of my reach if I only apply myself and push for that goal. So here’s to another 2 and a half months, lets see what can be done.