I had a great day celebrating yesterday and I thought today I would share what I reflected about yesterday. I went for a final run before Sunday and I was almost in tears at the end of it. I started really thinking damn I am actually a runner. This time last year I was a hopeless over weight, depressed, insecure woman and today I am a running, athletic, healthy mom.
Today I can run many miles and in 2 days I will run my very first half marathon in Hyannis! This time last year I could not even walk up the stairs without feeling winded.
Today I can lift weights and swing around a kettlebell. This time last year carrying in the groceries left me breathless. And I can carry my daughter and my neice when needed!
Today I take no medications!!!! This time last year I was on 7 different medications.
Today I run and chase my daughter this time last year I barely left the house.
I am a better mom because I make time for me. I go run, I workout, I am less stressed out. This makes our time together much better .
I am a better partner to my boyfriend because I feel better about myself. It is true what they say you cannot love someone else and appreciate them until you love yourself. Plus I cook almost everyday and he enjoys that! And I even inspired him to hit the gym and we go together sometimes.
I even perform better at work. I have more confidence in the things I do and I have a much more positive attitude about life in general. This reflects on my work in all aspects of my life.
I never ever imagined that joining weight watchers and losing weight would change my life. No I am not trying to be skinny. No I am not doing this for vanity. I have changed my life completely. I have become healthy and positive and this is worth more than any size skinny jeans.