Friday, November 20, 2015

My New Skill to Enhance My Will

I really do feel like I am learning.  If I could remove the dates posts from this blog - it would maybe offer more hope because it would appear that I have learned a little quicker than what the reality is - but I guess that is life sometimes.

When we are busy - there is only so much time to learn new skills!  So, they come slowly.  But - hopefully as a result of my work - you can shortcut there.

This week I have exercised a new skill.  I have really struggled losing weight and have felt like I just did not have the will power to make it happen.  And yet, I have exercised will power and stuck to multiple programs to no avail.  This week I have realized that I need to not just stick to some program that is out there, but take what I know about me and begin to customize a plan to help me succeed.

I have started with how I am keeping myself moving and looking for the right solution.  When I feel discouraged and feel that just like every other time - nothing is changing this time, so why exert the effort - I think ahead.  Who do I want to be?  I think of me in just a few years with a body that is falling apart and in pain (something I feel is already beginning).  A reality I paint for myself that is a result of carrying extra weight and me not working to find a solution.

I am on day 5 of doing it and doing it right.  I am keeping focused, pushing through.

I will celebrate in some little way once I reach day 7.  :)

Keep Thriving!

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