You want it???? Come and Get it!!!!
Thursday, June 17, 2010
This is a reprint of a blog I wrote back in January. I was revisiting some of my blogs looking for a scrumptious recipe I made up for pistachio encrusted chicken breasts. I have not found the recipe, I do remember the basics. So, if I emailed that recipe to you back when I made it and you have a copy, could you share it with me! LOL!!! So, I found this blog and I thought it still speaks to how I approach my current obstacles and challenges.
I've been thinking about some of the things that I've used as obstacles to being healthy and fit. They all seemed like good excuses at the time . . . no time, too tired, can't afford a gym membership, can't afford healthy foods, it's boring, it's hard, blah, blah, blah. I know, I bore myself. The thing is, while I was sitting on the couch watching the size of my butt grow, I knew I was killing myself, I knew I was at my most unhealthy weight ever, I knew there was a better way . . . what I didn't know is that I could totally change my life, health and appearance in just six months. What I did not know was that by setting small daily goals I was setting myself up for success every day. On that first day when I exercised for six (6)minutes on the Wii and felt so good that for THAT six minutes I was doing something to change my life and I was proud of those six minutes! I looked forward to coming home from work and getting on my Wii Fit to see if I could workout just a minute more. I kept challenging myself to do just one minute more than I did the last time. Each time I did it, I was a winner!!! You would have thought I was an Olympic competitor! ((((Sound the Music)))) (((Take the Podium))) (((Receive the Gold Medal))).
What I have learned is that if I have the 'want to' and I set a goal to do something . . . I can and will accomplish it. When I think of the obstacles I have allowed to prevent me from succeeding in the past . . . heck, I never even knew how to set a goal and work towards it. Now, I know . . . set the goal, break it down into daily doable steps that move me closer to the goal and go get what is mine!!! It is my goal! I will get it! AND I dare anything or anyone to get in my way as I work toward fully possessing what is rightfully mine! THIS is MY goal! Go get your own!