Friday, August 10, 2012

Often in my life I've felt powerless to change things.  Powerless to change the perceptions others have of me, powerless to change my station in life.  Powerless to do a lot of things.  In the last couple years I've been underemployed, laid off, stagnated in my weight loss, and felt like I couldn't control any of it.  I've felt helpless and vulnerable.  I've felt like I wasn't ever going to amount to anything.  Most of all, I felt like nothing I did would ever change any of that.

I'm fed up.  I need to prove to myself I have the power to change my life.  Time to get up and go.  I don't need to eat as much as I do.  I can exercise harder, longer, and faster.  I can change my life. 

I'm going for a run.


  1. You can do it! every have up and downs in life and it does not matter how many time's you get knocked down, the only thing that matters is you get back up and go on.

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  3. Just came across your post. I understand your frustration. I've fought to lose 50 lbs for years. I finally found a plan that works for me. Lost 20 lbs then hit a plateau when I hurt my back. Back on track now and halfway to goal. I was just talking myself out of going to the gym when I came across your post. Off to the gym now. Thank you.

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