Honestly, we should start using this trick in other areas of life, too — it seems like it’s been working pretty well so far.
Grandpa Herb would say to make the best of what comes my way, and I’ve tried to do that. In a strange way, his death has renewed, and not diminished, my determination. I’m realizing what I’ve got, and as the rabbi said of Grandpa Herb, I’m trying to minimize what I don’t have.
“Push yourself harder than you believe you’re capable of.” — General Stan McChrystal
In my opinion (for what little it’s worth), Kacy Catanzaro will forever be the darling of American Ninja Warrior.
Taking progress photos of yourself makes a huge difference.
I love myself, but some days it is more of a negotiating process.
The key difference between success and failure is enjoyment. The fundamental flaw with the approach of both the dieting and medical industries is the focus on willpower/restriction, the mantra “no pain, no gain.”
I want to be the image of health that I’ve presented myself as. The go-getter who hits the gym daily, eats the right things, and gets enough sleep. But my reality is far from that because my illness doesn’t allow for it.
People like to use the excuse “I’m too busy” when it comes to working out. But if you think about it, everyone is busy. We have jobs, school, social lives, laundry, and Netflix to spend our time with.
If you’re into running or biking, test out apps like Strava, MapMyRun by Under Armour, and Nike+ that record your distance and pace.