Thank you to an amazing photographer and friend John Dobbin Photography for my recent shots…A camera is a save button for the minds eye. I never believed that two years after Laine was born I would be fitter, healthier and happier then before…Regaining my fitness was never about the weight loss. I just wanted more energy to keep up with life, my new role as a mom and to get everything I needed to get done each day. So I focused on clean eating and started exercising again and as a byproduct of that I lost the baby weight and regained my fitness and I am now in the best shape of my life. Life is all about choices. In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
My dream to have a life better than I have, has always been with me and always changing. The grass is never greener, you just must remember to water your own grass. The desire to be more beautiful or to have more things is wonderful but it is only a fleeting happiness. Like a rainbows fleeting colours in the dark grey sky, it does not last. A ‘better life” for me is more about living my dream with lots of passion, lots of laughter and love, enjoying the gift of life and the body I have. This in turn brings happiness to me. As Elbert Hubbard said, a sculptor creates the beautiful statue through a process of chipping away the parts of the marble that are not needed. This process of elimination is what we need to take Continue reading “Don’t Wait for the Storm to Pass Dance in the Rain”
Once you reach your goal, you have to maintain. It is not time to coast. Your work is still cut out for you. Continue reading “Fitness is a lifestyle. Embrace it”