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Six hundred and ninety days left to get fit by 40

Saturday, May 14, 2016

I am counting the days to my 40th birthday and my goal is to get fit by then. What is my idea of fit? Is it a number on the scale - no. I don't believe that number defines me. Do I want to get skinny - I don't want to get skinny either. So what exactly is my idea of fit. My idea of fit is being able to play with my kids without saying I am tired or short of breath and saying enough let's go in. When I go for a hike with the family - I don't want to be huffing and puffing and making everyone else wait for me. That is my idea of fit - I don't have an image of someone in my mind that I want to look like nor do I want to look like I did when I was in my twenties, My idea of a fit body would be where I don't carry extra fat around my stomach cause that ain't a good place to carry your weight. I just want to be healthy for the ones that love me and for that I need to love myself.

Do I hate anything about my body - it's not exactly hate, but I don't like my arms. They are the first place where I gain weight and I have a lot of weight around my arms and it is not exactly in proportion to the weight I carry on my body. So, yes I'll be honest that is one thing I want to change. I want toned arms.

I know I will be a work in progress even after my 40th birthday and this journey is going to be lifelong. I am enjoying being a work in progress.

Today, I did a Mary Bowers arms workout and a kickboxing with Janis Saffell.


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    Good for you! You have AWESOME reasons for wanting to be healthy - the kind of reasons that lead to success. You have realistic expectations about the work involved and the results you want. And your photo shows you have the best kind of motivation!
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