Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Motivation...

So, My Loves aunt told me via facebook that she wished she had my motivation. On my 3 miler today, that's all I thought about. What is it that gets and keeps me motivated?

*I want to wear size 4 jeans more than I want a 3rd, 4th or 5th slice of pizza!
*Running up the stairs and not being out of breath feels so good!
*People saying "You look GOOD!" and "How much have you lost?" puts the BIGGEST SMILE on my face!
*Losing weight and getting to goal pound by pound improves my self esteem immensely.
*Looking in the mirror and seeing the littlest results makes this whole journey worth it!
*When I have kids, I will be able to play with them!
*Loves looks at me differently and constantly compliments my efforts!
*I don't dread shopping!
*I don't have to think about what i'm going to eat for lunch at lunch time!
*It's gotten so much easier to plan my running into my schedule!
*I will finally run the half marathon i've been talking about doing for 2 years!!

Motivation is within yourself! If you want to lose weight bad enough, for yourself, you WILL do it! It is hard, but it is so worth it!!

6 comments:

Melissa said...

Great job on all your accomplishments! And Good luck with the marathon!

karen@fitnessjourney said...

Lots of things to be grateful for. I would agree with everything you mentioned and also add that I love the energy I have when I am eating right and working out regularly.

I'm sure you'll be in those size 4's in no time!

Mother's Heart said...

Great job. Keep up the good work... :) I'm very proud of you!

Syl said...

this is a great post! so very true. those feelings of success can't be measured by crappy food that only gives us a food feeling for a few minutes!

lesley lifting life said...

What a wonderful and inspiring post! :) I totally agree ... we can do ANYTHING we put out mind to!

Tricia said...

Great motivation and lots of things to feel thankful for. :)