Monday, May 19, 2014

I am getting smaller ... and a great quote!

I'm so tired! I finished my run ... 28 minutes for the first time ... and I still can't believe I made it. My seasonal allergies are bad right now, and while I haven't taken anything for them I still felt more thirsty and tired during the run, but I made it. Wow! Two more times and I'll be in my final week.

A friend back home just ran a half marathon and I'm in awe. I didn't even know she ran! She shared this quote which I really love:
“The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.” – Vince Lombardi
Isn't that the truth? I reminded myself of that when I felt like giving up tonight. My legs didn't want to quit, my head did ... and my lungs a bit. But now I've had dinner and I'm just relaxing ... it's not even 8pm yet and I could easily just fall asleep.

I mentioned yesterday being somewhat disappointed in what feels like a stall in my weight loss. It's not really, but it's been a slow month. Anyway I think despite the lack of results on the scale these last two weeks, I've gotten smaller ... I wore a pair of black jean shorts Saturday that I couldn't fit into a couple of weeks ago. That's an NSV and it tells me that no matter what the scale says, I'm moving in the right direction. It's all good.


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    1. Gotta love 'em. When the scale isn't telling the whole story, they definitely remind us to trust the process.


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