I know I have spent a lot of time on here calling myself a slacker…and honestly, sometimes I truly feel like one. However, when I look back at how far I have come and how despite not really working out for the past few months I have maintained my weight, I’m actually very successful.
When I started doing P90X and Insanity, I knew it wasn’t a level of working out that I wanted to maintain forever. I don’t think my body would like me very much if I did that everyday with no true breaks. I knew I wanted to reach a point where I could workout 2-3 days a week and just eat healthy to maintain a normal, healthy weight for my height and age. I knew I’d eventually hit the point of needing balance…between workouts, nutrition, life and work…cause let’s face it, there are just not enough hours in the day for all of these things on a regular basis.
I am proud, that as the 3 year mark approaches, I am still on my journey. I have reached my goal, lost over 100lbs, maintained my progress and I’m planning new and exciting ways to improve myself. I am proud that I have been able to inspire others to improve themselves and change the bad habits that they hated for so long. I’m proud of my hard work and determination to see this through and finally achieve something that I thought was just a dream.
Every now and then we should all stop to reflect on the great things that we have achieved. It’s so easy to dwell on the negative or get hung up on the slip ups we made along the way. I know first hand how hard it is to stay positive sometimes, but keep your focus not on how many times you trip and fall, but on how many times you get back up, dust yourself off, and keeping moving on.