Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Things I Never Thought I Would Do...

It's 10:26 pm on Thursday night and I have yet to pack for my 5:30 am flight (Better get on that, in all fairness I did throw in a load of laundry). Tomorrow morning I take off for Lexington, KY to join my team for a Tough Mudder Race on Saturday.

It's been in the front of my mind all week but it really just hit me that I am really doing this, I am taking on this challenge! I spent most of the evening with my family, we had dinner and hung out a bit before I had to say bye to everyone and head home to pack. They were all curious about what exactly the race entailed and I think after explaining most of them think I am a little crazy (in a good way lol). On a site note I think I have totally convinced a handful of family members to try a Tough Mudder in 2014 with me!

Anyways on the way home from my Mama's house I kind of got a little emotional about the whole thing. I still can't believe I am doing this, I never thought in a million years I would ever do something like this! My whole weight loss journey started in 2009 and its been a very long and bumpy road. I realize my weight loss has been slow, steady, but slow. I have no complaints about that, I have kept off the weight as I have gone along and to me that is worth so much more than losing it quickly. Losing it slowly has given my mind and body a chance to keep up with the changes that have come with the weight loss, in my opinion that has been a huge part of why I have been able to keep off what I have lost so far.

My goal for this race is to face a few fears and to just have fun! I am not anywhere near the weight range I want to be in but I realized that today I am living the life that I always wanted to live and that is magical.



    That's what it's all about.

    Ohh I can't wait to give you a big ole hug!

  2. Slow and steady is the way to go along with keeping off the weight. Kudos to you for stepping out and doing something new! I will be doing my first 5K in the spring of 2014 followed by more of those as well as at least 1 tough mudder. I've made the commitments to several family members who will do these with me so that alone keeps me on track and focused on my goal. THANK YOU for sharing your journey! I love reading your posts everyday...I get a lot of inspiration from you! Have an awesome time at your tough mudder!! Will be looking forward to pics and posts about it! :)

  3. I found your page through Roni's post about the Mudder this weekend. Good luck to you! I think it's awesome that you get to meet some virtual friends in real life to participate in this together, I bet it will be an amazing weekend!

  4. I am loving the IG pics & so excited for you all & so so proud of you - you rock - an inspiration!!!!!

  5. I loves ya, handsome doll. So much respect for you and what you've accomplished. And I respect your weight loss journey too :)

  6. hey^^
    when i tried to lose weight i learned a lot that surprised me. actually it´s quite easy when you avoid addictive foods and of course i felt the need to write about it ;) would mean a lot if you would read it, you won´t be disappointed! :D