Thursday, November 6, 2008

Re Focus - much needed reminder!

First I would like to thank all of you for reminding me of why I am on this journey:

Barb - You are right I need to see myself next summer and not now.

Lynn - Tough love is the key!

Nix-Chic - I am going to re focus and not beat myself up each day.

Sunflowerdaisies - It is tough to pick yourself up but we both know we can. It is easier said than done lol!

Miz Fit - Reminding myself is the best advice I can receive - I forget why I am doing this sometimes and reminding myself will help.

Thanks everyone sometimes we just need to be reminded of our goals and that we can do this. A lot of it has to do with my attention span it is very small and I get bored really easy. So this week I have been doing some different things at the gym to try and inspire myself. On Tuesday I took a Strive class with my Mom (you work on various machines and floor exercises) and it went well and I am thinking of going again tonight - also worked on half marathon walked for 30 mins (trying to get my speed up). On Wednesday I took a Zumba class (the instructor is so great I love her!) I still have no idea what I am doing and have zero rhythm but I love it! I love moving around sweating out those calories who doesn't like to make a fool of themselves LOL! Then I worked out with my trainer Donna for about 30 mins. working on my legs for the marathon (I so do not want to injure myself while training) and working on floor exercises was a lot of fun we have not done that in a while. She suggested we change up our weekly routine from swimming one week to floor exercises the next (I think that is an excellent idea). Tonight I think I am going to try Strive again and then walk for 45 mins. My trainer gave me a new outline for training for the Marathon - so I will be working on that for the next few weeks and hopefully get my speed up - My friend Dee is doing well with her training she is rocking the treadmill.

Thanks again everyone for your kind words and encouragement - sometimes we lose focus and need to be kicked in the head to be reminded what our goals are. You guys rock!

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference".
Winston Churchill


MizFit said...


for responding so immediately to all the words of encouragement you received and KNOW THAT YOU CAN.


Juice said...

Glad to see you are refocused! Reminding yourself of goals is a key in a new book I'm reading - the Beck Diet Solution. Might be worth picking up for encouragement?

Cynthia Schmidt said...

Mara, you continue to inspire me!
best to you