Sunday, wonderful Sunday! It was so nice to sleep in this morning, then scoot out to water aerobics. It was a great class today, lots of energy, and a terrific workout. Then, I got home and spent some time with Steve and Michael, just relaxing. We grilled burgers on the deck, and Michael got to practice setting and clearing the table. Then, I did a 4 mile video and collapsed in a little heap. Add in 90 minutes of HBOT, way too much Mario kart and it was a full, but relaxing day.This afternoon, I was thinking about all the reasons I want to do this. I know that one big reason is that I need to get healthy so Michael will have a mother and Steve will have a wife. My current weight is just not healthy, and it doesn’t bode well for a long life. And yes, having better eating and exercising habits will set a much better example for my son. But, I realized this afternoon that I really am doing this for myself.
I want to be thin and healthy. I have never been in my entire adult life. I’m 42, that’s a long time to be feeling sluggish, bloated, and generally unhappy with my body. I hear about people who are full of energy, who are the embodiment of health. I want that for me. So, even though it is a hard road ahead, I am finally recognizing that it is a selfish goal, and I am happy with that. Every time I have tried to lose weight because someone else wanted me to, I failed. This time, I am truly doing it for myself, and I expect to succeed.