My friend, Beth Anne, and I had lunch several weeks ago. As much as I would love to have lunch with her every, single week it just isn't possible. However, the conversation is always so great - we pick up right where we left off.
During our most recent lunch, one topic we talked about was how I have been working out, losing weight, etc. She asked me what was different this time, and I told her that this time it just "clicked". My mental and physical health and well-being is the most valuable thing I have. I realized that no one else could care for my those things better than I.
How'd I get to this point? Most of the back story can be read on the "About" page of my blog. Long story short is that in May 2010, I was done. I was tired of not feeling good, both physically and mentally. I decided that I was going to join a new gym, start working out with a trainer, and modify my eating. The part about joining a new gym and working with a trainer was relatively easy. Yes, my trainer kicked my ass, but he also taught me that I am capable of doing anything I set my mind to do. It took until November 2010 to figure out how best to modify my eating. I am now recommitted (for the last time) to Weight Watchers. I feel like I am having great results.
I feel better, both inside and out. Thank God that it finally "clicked".