I didn't exercise this morning. I absolutely refused to wake up--despite my husband's diligent pleading. Here is the credit again for the REAL person responsible for me getting up before 8:00 am---my husband is always right at 6:00 a.m. and I never loisten to him, shame on me---He just read over my shoulder and typed that, and he thought I would erase it out of embarrassment, who's embarrassed now? Gosh I love that little buger.
When I typed the title for this entry I meant to say "Head in the clouds." I was about to correct my type-o but decided my mistake was applicable. When I begin to see success I get full of hot air and tell myself that I don't need to exercise today because I have already worked hard enough. In this way, my head is in the CLOUDS. But as I have mentioned many times, this is not a diet, but a life change. Again and again I come to the realization that life-changes don't happen overnight and they don't REMAIN unless they are maintained, forever. There is a reason they call it a "life" change, it is meant to last for life.
I don't want to have my head in the clouds then have my head stuck in the COULDS. Let me explain: If I get lazy and let this change slip by, I will be moping around saying, "If only I COULD have stuck with the program. If only I could have eaten one treat a day. I could have felt much better than I do now," and so on. In order to keep my head out of the "Coulds," I must first keep it out of the clouds of arrogance and mediocrity. So maybe you nice folks should stop telling me I am doing such a good job and I look like a super model, because it is beginning to get to me. Just kidding. No one ever said I look like a super model, and I cannot receive enough encouragement during this humiliating process. I just have to remember in my quiet moments that this is not over--it is never over. I really don't want to look back and say, "I could have been something better."