I have been getting facebook messages and emails from quite a few people...people I am friends with, people who I haven't seen or talked to in a long time, and even a person today that I don't know at all. I feel like I am starting to change. I don't want to be too sappy or make this too long, because I just don't roll that way, but I do want to share.
I woke up this morning with what I am referring to as the "black lung." It's really just a cough and some congestion, but I like to be as dramatic as possible when talking to my husband about what's going on with me. I have been coughing all day. I have a headache. Jon's car got broken into last night. There are a lot of reasons why I can be in a bad mood right now, but I'm not. Yall's messages and support have really meant a ton to me. People telling me they like reading what I have to say has been mind blowing. Do I want to go run 1.5 miles today? Absolutely freakin not. But, I told you guys that I was, so I am. When people tell you that you motivate them, in return they are motivating you! I don't want to let myself down. I don't want to let anyone reading, that's getting any type of motivation from this down. I will take my black lung and go out in this 96 degree heat and pound out my run because I said I would. Now, don't get me wrong, if black lung ends up being a precursor to pneumonia or something, my ass will be on the couch. But for now I rock on...because of YOU!
I'm not saying I am responsible for anyone elses happiness or anything, but it's a proven fact that eating healthy and working out makes you happier and if I can motivate just one person to do that a little more, and feel just a little bit better about themselves it is totally worth it.
You guys know I'm doing the Advocare thing and it has been great, but what has been the best thing about it, is it encouraged me to start blogging and I have been loving doing this. In the beginning I was hesitant to share EVERYTHING with EVERYONE about my weight loss and advocare etc, but I'm starting to wonder what my hesitation was about. I am becoming a happier person and other people in my life are noticing. I saw this on pinterest today and it kind of sums up how I was feeling about sharing and how I am feeling now...however I sure do wish my legs looked like that and that I wouldn't die if I tried wearing heels like that for more than 1 hour, but I digress
I was worried about what people would think of me when they saw pictures from before. I was worried about people judging me for using Advocare products and choosing to share them. I was worried about if people would read my blog and think I was ridiculous or pick apart what I was saying. The show of support I have gotten has been amazing! And I am starting to not care about what people may think. It's because I am becoming comfortable with who I am and that is truly PRICELESS. You don't know how much happier you can be in your life until you start making some positive changes!
And because I CANNOT stand to be serious for too long....
GET OFF THE COUCH YALL! I have the black lung and I am :)