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Friday, July 08, 2011

yesterday felt like a big failure.

i had been awake overnight with stabbing pain in my back and shoulder blade and had to take pain killers.

after a month of exercising and moving so much better because of weight loss i had been on a role.

this week i decided to do a walking program toward 5k. got a pedometer and ticking the achieved boxes i realize i'm half way to the goal already.

i got thrown by the inclusion of rest days and cross train days.

then yesterday after an hour treading water with mum and sister i visited another sister and went the park for a walk.

hey both good exercise considering i was experiencing discomfort.

but somehow i felt i let myself down and failed to achieve my walking program.

after a nights sleep with pain killers i have woken to realize i am no failure

but just will be doing my 2 mile walk today.

because flexibility is important and yesterday was a family day with different exercise

and now today is free for me to walk the 2 miles with my dogs.

when i get down i excuse my urge to eat more so i realize a potential stumbling block.

which now i know i can be prepared for too.

swimming pool and walking was far more than i was achieving a month ago so hey

i'm not a failure after all.

just learning to enjoy the moment and wait to achieve the goal the next day.

the pain in my shoulder blade has improved with a rest from upper body strength exercise

i think i just tweeked something being over enthusiastic. emoticon
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    You are definitely NOT a failure!! emoticon that kind of thinking right now!! Just because you took some time to be with your family instead of walking doesn't mean you aren't succeeding! Try really hard to start thinking positively - emoticon

    Try looking back at yourself a year ago - see all the improvements you have made? You are doing a great job - THINK POSITIVE!! You are 98% awesome and don't you forget it! emoticon
    3402 days ago
    Try not to be so hard on yourself. Try to see how amazing your body is and be grateful for all it does for you. It sounds like you're doing great. Good luck in reaching all goals!
    3403 days ago
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