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...so liberating...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

so i had an intense workout this morning, and i'm about to start getting ready for work, but i wanted to get a blog up real quick...

the gym is where i can be myself... where i define myself. where i build and sculpt myself. where i CHANGE myself. where i feel comfortable. confident. strong. sexy. like i can do anything i put my mind to. when i was taking a sip of water in between sets i looked at myself in the mirror and i thought.. this is the only public place i go without makeup. and i love it. i feel so liberated. i wake up in the morning and i go. as i am. me. wendi. i challenge myself as i lift weights... sometimes i can't complete the last 2 reps on my last set. my arms just won't let me push. they're done. i've failed. and it's no secret. it's out in the open for everyone to see, and it's OKAY. i kick my own ass on the arc trainer. i'm dripping in sweat. my hair's disgusting. if i notice i'm slowing down, i make myself speed it up. it's me pushing myself to the limit every time i'm there. it's hard. it's exciting. and it gives me so much satisfaction when i walk out the doors of the gym and the cold air hits me, i take a deep breath in, exhale, and i walk to my car and i know i just did all that for me. i'm doin me, and it's SUCH a good feeling.

SO LIBERATING.

much love,
wendi
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  • SUITEHEART
    I can't wait to feel this way! :)
    Thanks for posting!

    Christi
    4199 days ago
  • ALY_FITNESS
    That is awesome Wendi!
    4199 days ago
  • ELFITZPA
    You are such an addict, I LOVE it!! I completely agree - a great workout really leaves you feeling like you're on top of the world. Keep up the excellent work!
    4200 days ago
  • INSPIREDTOBEFIT
    Go Wendi, go Wendi, go Wendi!!!!

    You are a rockstar. Inspiring all the way!!


    4200 days ago
  • SLMTRACE
    Great blog!!! your are truely inspiring! i hope you have a great day!
    xoxo
    tracy
    4200 days ago
  • KIMBEROU812
    Wow this is a great blog! It's so true!! I started working out with my husband in the evening a while back and the first time I looked in the mirror and saw myself with makeup on from that day I was feeling out of place. I usually see my bare face, ball cap on and hair sticking out all over - ha ha!!
    Well put! Thanks for sharing!!
    4200 days ago
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