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The rebel in me respects the rebel in you

That would be the punk version of namaste, I guess.

I'm completely obsessed with Pinterest these days. I scroll through first thing every morning, clicking and repinning and dreaming and being inspired. There's so much talent and creativity and humor displayed! It's a great way to begin the day. (Feel free to follow me on Pinterest, there's an easy-peasy link in one of the sidebars.)

Naturally, now that Christmas is over, fitness quotes abound. I found a tumblr blog through Pinterest called Reasons to be Fit, and this is a big one of mine.


There are only two people who tell me I can't do something. My husband is one (he's so afraid I'll die running, after he saw a fit young athletic man do just that at the finish line of the Army 10-Miler in 2008).

I'll give you one guess as to who's the other.

Ding, ding, ding! You're right if you said it was me.

I've been working on (or not working on) losing weight for most of my life. I must either accept that I'm not meant to be a normal weight, or I must get on with it, accomplish it, Just Do It.

Of course I'm motivated right now. It's time for new beginnings! Fresh starts! Resolutions, decisions, commitments! But what happens in late January, when skies are grey and enthusiasm wanes? WHAT THEN?

You tell me ... 'cause right now, I'm strong and dedicated and ready to rock. But imma gonna need some help in a few weeks. Thanks in advance.

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Larissa Tenorio said…
I will get fit next year too! (Oh look, I've already started procrastinating. *sigh*)
Good luck!! And you CAN do it!
Larissa Tenorio said…
P.S. What I try to do to keep motivated is, Keep my eyes on the goal, go to interest for daily inspiration, hehehe, and eat/sleep/laugh daily (sleep preferably nightly)

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Well. Well, well, well. Should this morning's scale number be divided between two weeks, or did all of it happen this past week? It's an easy number to divide, and I've been consistent for two weeks, so it should probably be split, doncha think?

That means I lost three pounds for each of the last two weeks. SIX pounds total. Excuse me, I mean
SIX!!!!!! I'm going to do everything I can to stay on track while I'm gone this week. There's little more I can promise. I'm really motivated to keep it up. The dumbbells are packed (and my luggage weighs a ton!), I'm taking a thermos of water in the car and I know where are the rest stops are between here and Nashville. I think I'll walk a bit at each of them, then walk again when I arrive at my destination. Hope to get a total of 80 minutes done by the end of the day. SIX!!!!!!