Some days we think we are supposed to see results in the first two weeks…
I was so upset today when I put on a pair of shorts and it was not as loose as I expected it to be by now, the emotional wreck that I am at this point, I started crying.
Luckily for me, my support system at home is quite good, my boyfriend lost 55kg’s a few years ago so he knows what an emotional journey this can be.
He sat down with me, explained to me that this is a long term process and there is many things happening in your body in the first month – adjusting to exercise, holding water back etc etc.
I sat down, started looking at some motivational quotes and I feel I should share them with you.
When you feel like you not seeing progress, take a step back, think about how hard you are working and is this emotion you are feeling worth throwing all that away?
Read these quotes, realize it is WORTH it!! Going through these emotions are perfectly okay, we are human – we are allowed to feel sad and demotivated. We don’t have to allow them to get us down!!
Let’s look at our quotes:
“The struggle you are in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow”
“If you are tired of starting over, stop giving up”
“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will”
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.”
“Fitness is like marriage, you can’t cheat on it and expect it to work.”
“Losing weight is hard but carrying that weight around is harder. The choice is yours.”
“Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels”
“It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.”
“Excuses don’t burn calories”
“Your body hears everything your mind says. Keep going. You can!”
“Losing weight is like running a marathon. Most people give up only a few miles before the finish line.”
“If you still look good at the end of your work out…you didn’t work hard enough!”
“If you want what you do not have, you must do what you have not done.”
“If we defend our habits, we have no intentions of quitting them.”
“On the other side of your workout is the body and health you want!”