Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Taking the First Step

Why should you take the first step?

Because you are worth it.

People ask me all the time what my breaking point was. I don't really know. Kinda dumb since my blog is about my Ah Ha moment. All I can tell you is that there were so many moments I couldn't count or remember them all. And I don't want to. While I do think it's necessary to remember never to be that person again, I hate thinking about how awful I looked and felt.

How do you take the first step. I don't have a clue. But you do.

Everyone is different therefore everyone's journey is going to be different.

One of the awesome parts of losing weight is getting there.
Finding yourself again along the way. 
I didn't even know how lost I was.

People your self image can make you or break you. I honestly wish your jean size didn't matter but it does.
It matters to your husband, your kids, your boss or future boss, your in-laws, the people crossing the street, and it matters to YOU. 

Which is why it matters to everyone else. If people are meeting, seeing, and knowing someone who isn't comfortable in their own skin they aren't really getting to know you. They are getting a watered down version of you. Maybe someone who was once outgoing and funny that now is quiet and reserved (that never happened to me by the way) but that's certainly not to say my weight didn't effect me emotionally. I fought everyday to get out of bed and get things done. I had quit living and I didn't even realize it.

If you are struggling with your weight and you know it is keeping you from living the life you want to live don't wait to fix it. It is so incredibly worth it.

I ran 2.25 miles yesterday in 25 minutes.
I no longer have a BMI that is categorized as obese.
I have the energy to play soccer with my baby.
I can keep up with college students (and out run their asses).
I WANT to live again.

Do you?