I’m the type of chic that normally needs motivation to do anything. But when my soul is on fire, you’ll catch me up in the morning just dancing my little heart out. (My little cardio sessions). Sometimes I feel like I just need a break from life, kids, my job, and all the other stresses people outside my home bring me. I go into my little shell and just talk to myself and let loose. Sometimes I wish I was a 🐢. Other times I wish I had a genie so I could wish people out of my life. Ok…let me stay focused.
So my soul is on fire right?!? I got out of bed this morning and danced until I broke a real sweat. (Not the kind where you don’t have to shower afterwards). And It felt great. Just in that moment I felt free, only me. I took off all my other hats.
I wasn’t mommy, sister, auntie, daughter, cousin, nurse, teacher, counselor, gymnastics coach, student, specialist, none of that. I finally took some time out for me. How many hats do you wear? And what do you do to find time for yourself? I like to dance.
You don’t need a workout buddy to workout, unless you were doing some type of position that involved two people, but you’d probably have to check out a different blog for that type of information…LOL. And I’m sure WHATEVER that position looked like, someone in the gym would love to assist you, WHEN YOU GET THERE.
I thought I needed a workout buddy until my workout buddy never made it to the gym. Here I am trying to justify why I can never lose weight. I blamed others for my happiness. It dawned on me that I am the reason, for that season I was stuck in and trust and believe, we all have seasons. This was my WINTER season. I committed myself to stop waiting on others to change my life. I decided it was time to change, change who I thought I was, and to change what I thought I needed in order to become a better me. I started to believe I COULD do it alone… (I started feeling like the Little engine that Could)….LOL. I used to love that book as a child. I realized, I was happy doing it alone, besides it gave me time to reflect on my growth as a person. I was able to change my mindset, I got rid of the negative self talk and welcomed more positive talk in my life. I’m glad I changed for the better. When will you? “It’s a mental thing, you wouldn’t understand”.
Ever think about changing your habits? It’s hard right? On average, it takes more than two months before a new behavior becomes automatic- 66 days to be exact. A new habit can vary in range to form depending on the behavior, the person, and the circumstances. For the most part, it starts with you. Find that annoying habit that’s been haunting you, and work on changing it. My habit is procrastination. We have 66 days. Let’s GOOOOOOOOOOOOO…..
“It’s a mental thing, you wouldn’t understand”
Yep, you read it right. I didn’t come to PLAY, I came to SLAY………Ok! I knocked out 150 crunches at half time y’all . My abs are on fire. We need those abs to come through honey….. We can do this ladies….. I’m here for y’all. I even danced with JT (Justin Timberlake). “It’s a mental thing you wouldn’t understand”. Let’s go Philly.. back to the game I go… oh yessss, I’m about to whip this body into shape for real..
Me too. So I was one of those work out junkies that always told myself, when-ever I’m sitting down watching television, I’d work out whenever a commercial came on. Well I’m watching the Super bowl game right now and I still haven’t moved after about 7 or 8 commercials in. I know I’m not the only one. But hey! It’s ok because in my mind I’m working out We all do it. Right!!!!….. At least that’s what we want to believe. Tonight, I challenge you to do at least 10 leg lifts on each side (just lift your leg slowly in front of you) don’t forget to point that foot. Lift the other leg and BOOM!!!! you worked out for the night. at least, because you know your into the game. There you go, that feels better right? 5 kicks are better than none. Well back to the E-A-G-L-E-S game I go. I’m going to do as many squats I can do when the next commercial comes on. Who’s with me? Let’s do this. “It’s a mental thing you wouldn’t understand”