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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

I want to give up but...

I have worked too hard to let this go.
I have run too many miles to come to a halt.
I have curled too much weight to give up.
I have hiked too many mountains to throw it away.

I have too much pride to discontinue my journey.
I have too much strength to slow down.
I have too many dreams to quite like this.
I have too much self-belief to stop now.

I can't stop. I won't stop.


November '09 Goals: Daily 'Bank' Account
Nov. wk 1: +17 (balance: +17)
Nov. wk 2: +20 (balance: +37)
Nov. 15: +1 pt. (balance: +38)
Nov. 16: +1 pt. (balance: +39)
Nov. 17: +5 pts (balance: +44)
Nov. 18:
Nov. 19:
Nov. 20:
Nov. 21:

End of November pt. totals and rewards:
  • 130 pts - new blender
  • 125 pts - new green supplement
  • 120 pts - new shoes (heels!)
  • 110 pts - new sports bras
  • 100 pts - haircut
  • less than 100 - diddly squat


Jeff - jeffirvin@gmail.com said...

Hey Annie - The lack of motivation visits us all from time to time. Especially after being so committed to your fitness goals for such a long time. I was struggling a few weeks ago and signed up for a race. Boom! Mojo was back because I had an event with a tangible date that I needed to be ready for. You seem to really enjoy running, maybe find a local 5k or 10k to get you going again? Or you can stop by my blog and I can yell at you to HTFU (-;

Ladybug said...

You are doing awesome! Love your "poem".. I love your points system! I should give it a try... maybe it would help to motivate me some. I sooooo need all the motivation I can get. I've really been slacking lately again. I'm just glad that the maintenance part is still in check though... Keep up the great work!

Mrs. Sheila said...

The greatest thing is.. I know you WONT give up!

Croughwell said...

You can do it Annie! Keep going strong!

MackAttack said...

You can do it! I know how it feels to not want to keep going. It stinks. You are such an inspiration, keep it up!

Boomer said...

I know how you feel. I often workout twice a day. I always try to do my main workout first thing in the morning so I make it gets done.

Mandie said...

We can't and we won't!!! I know you'll continue on!!!!

littleswallow said...

Thank you for writing that poem - it was something I really needed to hear today. *SQUISHES* You're right, we've worked too hard to reach this point. There's only one life to live so we should make it the best one! Keep going!! I know the finish line seems far away, but if you just take it one step at a time, you're bound to get there eventually. :)

Anonymous said...

Loved that. Really hit home for me. Couldn't have read the words at a better time. Thanks so much.