There’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time and that is be a female weight lifter. If you go back in the archives you’ll see that this is something I’ve always thought about but never worked at. Reason being, I never believed I could do it, also I was living for other people and not myself. Now that I’m getting older I’m starting to realize more than ever, you only get one chance at life. So do what you want with it while your still here. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve second guessed myself, thinking of what people would think knowing that’s what I’m working toward. I didn’t want to hear people tell me I couldn’t do it. Because it seems like when ever you want to make a change to your life there is always someone who wants to tell you, you shouldn’t because of what ever reason. I’ve learned that’s when you have to push yourself even harder, because the nay Sayers will get under your skin and make you believe you can’t do what it is you know you can.
Even if they don’t get under your skin, they’re still winning if your not pursuing your dreams and desires. In a way your still letting them control what you do with your life. Going through life, your always going to find someone that is going to tell you, you can’t do something. That’s when the fun starts when you start to prove them wrong. You have to prove people wrong so they know, anything is possible. If you ever wondered why people tell you certain things aren’t possible, it’s because they don’t believe it’s possible for them. They may not have malicious intent, but sometimes that’s the way it comes off. Don’t read to much into. Most times they don’t know any better. But one thing you must remember is no one can tell you what’s good for you, only you can do that. Most times when there is something you feel strongly about, it’s because it was put in you to pursue it. When it comes to asking other people their opinion on whether you should pursue it, of course they’re going to say ‘No’. That’ because they don’t have your vision and they don’t know what your capable of. Also it could be jealousy sometimes.That’s why you listen to yourself first, because you know what you can and can’t do.
I’m finally starting to find my own voice, so I’m definitely going to start listening to it. I’m nearing my 40s and this body building thing has always been something I was in love with. I’m finally going to give it my time and effort. I have to make this promise to myself, so I can hold myself accountable and work towards being a lot more consistent when it comes to my health and working out. It makes you feel sooo good. Also it runs in my blood. My grandfather was a weight lifter and a title holder, and I know I wouldn’t be honoring him if I never reached my potential. I already have the body structure for it. I’ve just been lazy over the years.
I’m also going to start inserting videos into my posts. As a diary to myself to mark my changes and health. If you would like to join you’re more than welcome.
Always remember to pursue your dreams. They’re yours for a reason. No one knows what your capable of, so give all you got for the rest of your days and there’s no way you can go wrong!