She quit wearing makeup. It didn't help her feel pretty and it couldn't cover up the sadness in her eyes so it seemed pointless. She quit fixing her hair. Everyday was a ponytail or hair covered with a hat day. She even quit going to a hair stylist to get her hair cut. She would cut it at home by herself.. it didn't really matter much what it looked like because it was in the ponytail or hiding behind a hat. Her smile was fake if it was even there on her face at all. She was tired and out of breath all the time. Too tired to chase kids. Too tired to cook dinner. Fast food became the norm. She quit wearing fitting clothes and started choosing baggy pants and sweatshirts to cover herself up. She would take a shower and make sure to not make eye contact with herself in the mirror afterwards. She couldn't bare to look at herself naked.
She'd let herself go.
This is my story. I'd let myself go and I am here to shout it to the mountain tops that it doesn't have to be this way!!! WAKE UP!!!!! Snap out of it!!!
I look back at what my life was just a couple of years ago and how it's drastically changed for the better. I finally got control of my life. I put myself first. I made time for myself. I got a hold of myself.
Fitness is a part of who I am now, but the bigger picture is that I choose to be healthy. Healthy feels good.
|I smile now and it's a true, happy smile!|
Yes, everyone has a bad day occasionally, but if you start your day with a positive attitude, you can accomplish anything.
And stop it with all the diets. Please just forget the word D-I-E-T. Think of your eating as FUEL! Fuel your body!! Use that fuel to get moving! Go for a walk, a run, a spin.. pick up a weight, a sandbag, something heavy! Feel your body come to life!
It's never too late!
You are beautiful.
I want to help people see that they can do things they never thought possible. I've been there.. I can relate.
I want everyone to know that you DO have time for yourself. Make an effort and make it a priority.
Everyone has to start somewhere. Your journey is YOUR journey. Do not compare to anyone else's. Set your own goals and then go for it! You got this! Let's do this!!!
Where are you in your journey? What are your goals?
Do you need some motivation??