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MVM: Pain is Temporary

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Hello Dollies,

The end of the month is here! I swear time just flies when you get older. I wish it could just slow down as slow as it was when I was 20. Dang it!

Today’s motivational video was a game changer for me. It was what finally clicked in me and told me to get organized! For a year and three months I have been battling with this 135-145lbs body. In a year I went from 220 to 140lbs, but since then I have not been able to make much improvement. One of my most frustrating things has been my belly. It just won’t budge. It wont! I keep trying exercise after exercise, but NADA. Now I am not ungrateful for all of my hard work because it has changed my body to look much toner.

One of the things I realized, a few months ago, was that my diet really had to change if I really wanted the belly to change. I had to buckle down and not only eat a clean diet, but a clean designated diet. That means that I would have to plan my meals. Oh how I did not like this idea, I am still not a great fan of it. I kept putting it aside and putting it aside, ignoring the reality facing me. It is no secret that food is key to belly change along with exercise.

It wasn’t until I saw this video that I became determined to make the change. To stop the excuses of “I don’t want to get bored with my food, I don’t have time to plan it all, I don’t want to be eating chicken every day, I like variety in my diet.” It was when I saw those men in the kitchen creating their meals that the truth slapped me across the face. If what I truly desired was a smaller belly then I had to do what they were doing. I had to cook my meals, measure them, and prepare them the cleanest way possible. If I wanted to change my life, I had to change my focus, again. I had changed focus two years ago and accomplished what I set myself to do. Now it was time for another change. It was time to stop wasting my time and see my hard work across my body.

I know what I am worth and I will go for it. I am worth a lot more than variety in my diet. I am worth a lot more than eating a fruit whenever I want. I am worth a lot more than a handful of unplanned nuts. I am worth a lot more than food. Food serves me and not the other way around. Food is meant to create the beauty I desire and nothing more. I believe this step of planning my meals will get me closer to changing my mentality to that.

What is the next change for you? Are you ready to sacrifice what you are, for what you will become.



P.S. I do quite enjoy the energy and speech Mike Tyson gives. Its quite exhilarating. 😀

Monday February 11th, 2013

Good Morning Dollies!!!

I hope you all had an awesome weekend and enjoyed every little minute of it. I am going to try to do a motivational video, story, or quote every Monday. I think Monday has such a bad rep for being the beginning of the week for so many people. Hopefully this helps a little to get your week started in a good note!

I know that there have been times when the last thing I want to do is get out of bed and go work-out, work, get ready, run errands, etc. One time I remember being just in bed and laziness being rather powerful. I was going through some videos and found this great motivational work-out video about someone. That little 4 minute video just made me get up out of that bed and push me to the gym. I thought to myself…they had plenty of days they didn’t want to get up, but they did it and look at them now! I have no excuse!

To start things off, I found this video on youtube. The creators actually have a variety of videos and this was their first one. I thought it would be great to put it up here. I love the song because it really talks to those really trying to loose weight. We are all the under dogs. We have to wake up early and head into the cold. We have to put in our 1 -2 hours of gym time instead of sleeping. We set our clocks for exactly 7 hours. The thought “I want to stay under the warm covers” creeps into our minds, but as an under dog we have learned we need to push back hard and get out there! Why are we the under dogs? Because we are the ones that at one point hated the gym, we are the ones that were not given that great metabolism, we are the ones that have to put every day work to just maintain a healthy weight, then if we want to go above that we have to push harder!

We have decided to create our own lives and not just take the one given to us. (which is a great start to the week cause my Tuesday Thought is all about that!!!)




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