“TOMORROW IS THE DAY!”
Well friends, it happened . . . I can’t take it anymore and in the words of the infamous Susan Powter, “Stop The Insanity!” What insanity you ask? Well, I’ll tell you . . . Firstly, take a really good look at the two pictures of me below;
Notice anything different? Could it possibly be the 70 pounds I gained after my life changing spinal chord injury? Look, I get it, I know it wasn’t totally all my fault for the weight gain, but conversely my choice of having a sweet affair with “Ben & Jerry’s” instead of “Jenny Craig” was a very bad life choice. Hey, I was super depressed and turned to food for some form of comfort even though in the long run it really wasn’t much comfort at all. And let me tell you this . . .with all the damn weight I’ve gained, ain’t nothing feeling comfortable on this hefty body lately.
I can no longer stand to even look at a recent picture of myself without feeling sick to my stomach and completely down on myself. I used to be in such great shape. I was physically active, ate healthy (for the most part), worked out regularly and now I’m “fat!” I refuse to sugarcoat it or be politically correct by calling myself “Horizontally Challenged.” “Hello, my name is Jim and . . . I Am Fat!”
So what am I going to do about it? For starters, tomorrow is the dawning of a new era for me, tomorrow I begin a “Healthy Living” plan. And what better way to keep me motivated than to document my new journey and the up’s and down’s of trying to reclaim my body back. I know it’s not going to be easy. As a matter of fact . . . It’s going to be “Hell on Earth!” One of my biggest obstacles is the fact that I am physically disabled now (I prefer Perfectly Changed) and am limited to what kind of exercises I can do. So if anyone out there has any advice on how I should approach this exercise dilemma . . . I am all ears and would so greatly appreciate your assistance!
The time is now, my new journey begins tomorrow and I am very glad to be able to share it with all of you. Wish me luck or maybe do some funky, incantation, or other magical modality to help me along my path of rediscovery so I can reach my goal of dropping at least 50 pounds.
Be sure to check back tomorrow evening when I will write a short post about how the first day of my new life played out.
Namaste Friends, Peace, Light and Love To All! Jim