Friday, January 21, 2011
I got sick and tired of being sick and tired. I started to realize that what I ate directly affected how I felt and what I looked like. I fought this for a long time, since before baby, I never really had to watch what I ate, but once I accepted it, change could begin to happen. I'm all or nothing type personality, which does NOT work for me when it comes to losing weight. I quickly found out that you can't go from being sedentary to running a mile without getting a nice cramp in your side, or a headache. If I tried to stay away from all sweets, I found myself feeling deprived and irritable. I decided to make little changes one at a time, since the all or nothing thinking wasn't working. So, I quit frying okra for dinner. I didn't drink regular coke anymore. I quit buying drumstick ice cream cones at the grocery store, etc. making little changes that I could live with, one at a time. Very soon, I was running (after training for a while) and could finally give away those maternity pants.
I have been on both sides of the fitness scale, and I definetly prefer to stay active and feeling good, but it's a daily choice to be made. The benefits go way beyond how your clothes fit, or what size you get down to. The most difficult part for many is getting started, and then sticking to it.
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Posted by Melody Chandler at 7:30 AM