I know this is a hard journey. I'm on it with you & the scale hasn't moved for me in awhile even though the measuring tape has been moving a bit. I know that you can do this & so can I -- it just takes time.
I hope that you believe in yourself. That is so important!!
If you don't believe in yourself, you won't get very far, even though I believe in you.
Let's be done with our excuses & "Just Do It!" ~ Nike ~
You will struggle, I will struggle . . . that's just part of the learning process on this journey. The struggle makes you stronger!! Think of a baby bird trying to break free from its shell . . . or the caterpillar breaking free from its cocoon so that it can become a butterfly. If someone helps the bird or the caterpillar, it won't live. As much as we would like for it to be easy, it can't be -- you need this struggle & so do I. Bummer, huh?
Even through the struggle, search for the positives.
Life can be hectic sometimes. I know all about it -- I live in one of the most fast-paced & stressful areas in the U.S. Everyone is in a hurry & no one is ever home. It can be exhausting . . . if you let it.
After having breast cancer, I decided it was time to slow down & enjoy life more. One of the hardest things for me to learn to do was to say "no" to people in my life who wanted me to commit to something that would add more to my already full schedule. A lot of people don't understand. All they see is that we don't have kids & we should have plenty of time to do "their" agenda.
What makes you happy?
Challenge: Slow down & smell the roses today. Take 10 minutes & do something just for you -- something you enjoy that you have put on the back burner for a long time.
Additional challenge: Find out what makes you happy & do more of it starting today.