OK, so during the Wii Mommies radio show today, I said I was going to post a picture of myself in a bathing suit for Fitness Friday. I figured I needed a wake-up call about what I would really have to look like this summer, especially since we got pool passes.
Well, I chickened out. I saw the pictures and was really embarrassed. Has that ever happened to you? The way I look is NOT the way I feel! But, I’m glad I did it, because I feel really horrified and motivated to get fit and make it stick this time.
In figuring out why I can’t seem to keep weight off, I talked a few weeks ago about my fear of failure. I just don’t try hard enough, because I’m afraid I’ll fail.I’ve also had a hard bout with my anxiety disorder this winter, and I have used food for comfort.
I am really excited about starting the EA SPORTS Active 30-day challenge in June, because I need the structure. (By the way, anyone can join the challenge! Click here.) I need the push, and the accountability of people asking me if I’ve exercised today. The Wii Fit has been great for maintaining my weight, and I’ll continue to use it, but I … really need the structure!
What I need is to establish some habits and break others, and I believe that is what the 30 Day Challenge is designed to do. The conventional wisdom is that it takes 21 days to establish or break a habit. SO hear are the habits that I would like to establish:
- Get in the habit of exercising every day.
- Get in the habit of eating only when I’m hungry and stopping when I’m full. This is a big one for me!
I’m going to focus on these two simple goals, and try not to complicate things so much that I just give up. If you’re a tough case like I am, stick with it! We can do it!
What are your goals for health this summer?
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