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It's not a sprint...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

I have heard that phrase before...a lot, around here: "It's not a sprint, it's a marathon." And it's so true. It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle change. It's not a temporary goal, it's permanent.

This is slowly happening for me. I still love pizza and I cave sometimes. And it takes me a week to get back to where I was. Every time I do that, it pisses me off and it's longer before I do it again. But when I get on the WiiFit scale and see it...



"OMG! It's up again, not down!" My sweet, adorable DH says, "Come on...back it off to a month..." and I see this:



Well, that's a little better...and of course I know what he'll say next..."And a year..."



OHHHHHHHHHH! See...the TREND is downward. Makes me feel better.

It really does FEEL like a marathon sometimes. Painful, exhausting, like the finish line is never gonna show up.

But...yeah. I get it. I need to be reminded. Since the first of the year I have lost 45 pounds. It's slow, yes...with lots of ups and downs...but apparently more downs. Which in this case is a good thing. And that's the point, right? Over time...and for good.
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  • JETTANALA
    Congratulations! yep... it is a long haul fer sher!!!!
    3378 days ago
  • LADYJAY25
    AWESOME!!! The bigger picture is ALWAYS what we are looking for and sometimes forget to actually see!

    Congrats!
    3378 days ago
  • THESHELBSTER
    Totally awesome! You rock my friend!
    3378 days ago
  • KARIRDH3
    NICE! SO happy for you. It is NOT a sprint, you're right. Thanks for reminding us that... and for reminding me that. Sometimes I wonder why it isn't coming off faster, but at least it is sometimes, slow and steady wins the race!
    3381 days ago
  • JOESMASH
    That's awesome!!! How did you post this? Way to go!!
    3381 days ago
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