Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Our Own Worst Enemies

We can be our own worst enemies.
We can be our worst critic.
We can analyze and criticize everything we do.
We can analyze and criticize everything we DON'T do.

I'll be the first to admit my "type A" personality.
I specialize in criticizing and analyzing my activities or inactivity in the past.
I dwell on my mistakes and unfortunate things that happen that I don't even have control over.
In the past I ate to suppress feelings of

I have to confess that I've contemplated giving up altogether on this journey.
This sounds ridiculous now that I'm typing it, but it's true.
All because of a "zero loss."
That's not very intelligent on my part.
I've gone this far only to turn back.
I can't. I won't.
This fight has only begun.

Today I promise to love myself more.
I will eat to fuel my body, so that it can perform at its best- the way it was meant to perform.
I will run because I love to.
I will open my eyes and see how far I have come.
I will open my eyes and look to the future.
A future full of

If you've been down and feeling like me,
make this promise with me.

Love yourself a little more each day.

Today I am thankful for this journey and how far I have come.

Food and Activities
4 mile run
3/4 cup Cheerios, 1/2 cup nonfat milk
7 almonds
1 multigrain muffin, 6 slices turkey deli, tomatoes, 1 TBS BB spread, basil
2 slices of multigrain toast with 1 TBS honey
1/2 cup pad thai with 4 oz. chicken breast, bean sprouts, 1 egg fried in Pam
1 orange


Debbie said...

What a powerful post. I understand how you feel, due to the fact that I have had no weight loss for two weeks. Keep up the good work..

LeeLee said...

You have been doing so AMAZING!!! Don't let no weight loss get you down! You have come so far, losing weight, eating clean meals, drinking your water AND RUNNING!!!! You are such an inspiration!!! Keep your head up!!

Alysha said...

You are so right we are the ones who cause our selves to fail because we let our negative thoughts and negative energy get to us. Once we can break that barrier of negativeness we can accomplish anything!