My last blog post was one of optimism and positivity on the subject of losing some weight and essentially aiming to feel and look better. So, why is it that I allow my mindset to shift so suddenly and why
This update is not an early submission, however, as I have promised myself and the people who take their time to read this complete
I’m not one for making excuses, however, I will list what’s going on in my head to try and unravel why – like many, I struggle to gain momentum when it comes to losing some weight.
Can’t Say No
Whether its one of my mates, dropping
I obviously question my willpower, then I somehow manage to flip it around by telling myself –
- I enjoy food
- I’m not that fat really
- who cares what people think
- life is short, just enjoy every day
Then, I will catch my reflection in a shop window and alarm bells will start to ring and I’m back to feeling sorry for myself and searching for answers and motivation.
Finding A Sustainable Exercise Routine
This one is simple – I’m Lazy. I know how good exercise can make me feel as
I blame not having enough hours in the day, not being able to afford a gym membership, I could go on with excuses, however, this is all they are – excuses.
I’m well aware that 1 hour of exercise every other day will be great for my health, however, as the day’s tick by I just simply don’t get round to it.
As I write this, I’m tempted to hit the delete button as I feel like I’m just moaning and need to just get on with it and be more disciplined in my efforts.
If it were easy to me, I wouldn’t have spent most of my life overweight.
It’s All In My Head
I associate food with a feel-good factor, and I view exercise as a chore. If only I could flip the 2 around – but can I?
As I ‘ve mentioned in my vlog,
I recently listened to Russell brands book – recovery, and although I’m a big fan of the man, this book just felt a little extreme for me and I soon lost interest.
I have recently downloaded a few audio books for the car and will update later if they have done anything for me and helped me to gain a better understanding as to where i am going wrong in my approach to becoming healthier.
Watch this space people. who knows, there maybe a little more if i get my act together.