Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A New Me

Ever since I can remember, I have struggled with my weight and I am telling you that I am tired of it. I have been interested in health...physical, spiritual, mental, emotional for a long time as well. However, this does not mean I have or am living a "healthy" lifestyle. My weight has been up and down and when it has been down is when I am exercising regularly...running and aerobics in particular. I made a personal commitment when I turned 30 that I would finally lose weight and keep it off...Well I turned 30 a few months ago and I have lost a few pounds but I have a long way to go. This will involve intense focus. Maybe God has given me this time to focus on my health since I am single and do not have a family. There is a wealth of knowledge out there to be gained and I have the time to focus on it. Eating clean will be my focus. It is amazing how good you can feel when giving your body the right fuel. Eating clean takes preparation though and I must prepare to do this.

My goal is to eat less, move more, eat more fruits and vegetable, lose weight, (at least 30 pounds) and keep it off!! I also have a goal of running a 5K and eventually a half marathon!

Enough of the ups and downs on the scale, I am so tired of it I could scream!! So here goes to becoming healthy, it is going to take a lot of dedication, perseverance, focus, preparation, and hard work but I am tired of being overweight. I am tired of pretending it is not a problem or ignoring it. All the money I have spent over the years on losing weight, all the hard work I put in for my education (I am in the healthcare field), and the things I have learned is being ignored and I am not going to ignore it anymore. We all have problems and this happens to be mine.
So I will try to remember to update you on my progress. Why hide my struggle, I am sure everyone knows any way.