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16 days. . .

Monday, April 10, 2017

No, I haven't dropped totally off the planet. I have no real excuse as to why I haven't blogged. I thought about it a lot, I just didn't get to it. I was busy with work, then busy with P's 2nd birthday, then busy with work, and then finally, a houseful of sick.

But it's my birthday month!! It's here! Only 16 days left until the big 3-5!


Yesterday, I saw something that really sat well with me though, I immediately I thought I wanted to share it here.

I tend to get really bogged down when I don't see big movement on the scale. Or when I don't see movement for a few weeks and then see a bigger movement followed by nothing for a few weeks.

I have a FB group of friends who are all trying to be more healthy. One of those friends posted about having ONLY lost 2 lbs this last month (after a few months of some bigger drops) and somebody commented the following:

"Hey, 2 lbs is 2 lbs!! Imagine, if we lost 2 lbs every month? That's 24 lbs in a year!!"

I was like, "Man. That IS 24lbs in a year!"

I don't need to see a drop of 2lbs a week. I don't need to lose 1lb a week. If I lost even .5lbs a week that's 24lbs in a year!!

That was some perspective that I needed!
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  • REMEMBER2BME
    So true.
    1332 days ago
  • SEATTLESIMS
    that is a great point of view! sometimes we just need that little 'aha' moment to help us shift our view point!
    Keep rockin it! on the way to your birthday!
    1333 days ago
  • SPARTANJAI
    Great new perspective eh?
    1333 days ago
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