Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Long and Winding Road
One thing that really sucks about starting a fitness journey from a high weight is that after nearly a year of being mindful of everything I eat and drink, exercising religiously and doing everything in my power to remain positive and focused ---- well, I'm still not there yet.
Almost a year of effort and I still look like someone who needs to lose weight. Mere words cannot express how much that sucks ass.
Hey, don't jump all over me, pointing out what I've already accomplished. I know that I've come a long way. But I've worked hard and there are days, like today, when I long to be finished with the weight loss part of this journey and move on to meeting strength and fitness goals and having fun at my goal weight.
I realized going into this that losing such a large amount of weight would truly be a process, not an event, and a long process at that. Still, I have my days, like today, where I long for a greater reward for my efforts.
I'm just venting here. I'm not at all thinking of giving up. In fact, that cashier's remark made me work a little harder today.
Here's a shout out to anyone struggling on their own LONG journey! I hope that you will persevere. See you on the other side of success.