“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back.” – Paul Coelho.
My weight has been fluctuating plus or minus twenty pounds for the past year. I hit a certain weight and then went off on a binge that would ensure that I wouldn’t be back at that weight for a good long while.
I understood that it was self-sabotage, but I couldn’t really stop myself from doing it. The body will only go where the mind will let it and my brain hadn’t caught up with my body. Part of my self-sabotage was giving my brain time to just deal with the changes of the past couple of years – to adjust.
I do my best thinking when driving. I miss the long road trips while on the mainland because that is how I could always clear my mind and figure things out. Driving to the gym this morning,that little voice inside my head – I’m ready now. I’m ready to move on now and take the next step.
13.4 – More than 82,000 people submitted scores for the ascending ladder of clean and jerks and toes-to-bar with the average female completing 47 reps. My 42 reps are below average – but it didn’t feel that way – it felt like Snoopy doing a happy dance.