It' my beach and I'm taking it back today!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Today was an awesome ‘me day’.

My goal when I started this journey a year ago was to take my beach back. I’ve lived here for over 30 years and as a kid growing up I was always at the beach. My girlfriends and I would ride our bikes to the beach after school or on the weekends. We had this giant rock that was our favorite hang out.

Today I took my beach back. I took this day to visit my teenage hang out “the rock”. Well the rock had a new set of teenage girls which is so appropriate. It sure brought back a lot of memories. I wore my new two piece bathing suit and it felt good. No one shot me any “oh my Gosh, look at her” looks. I swam in the ocean – which I had not done in about 10 years.

I took a long walk with out wearing a wrap – I even got a few whistles but then again I was passing the Cabana Bar so I’m quite certain those guys were a little drunk. But hey it still felt good.

I know I’m not a perfect size 6 or 4 but for a 47yr old mom of 3 boys and 2 grand children I am perfect for me.

I do have goals and always will. 1. Lose 15 more lbs. 2. Get lean (do more ST). 3. Stay fit and healthy. Number 3 will be a life long goal that I know I will always continue to do and be. I will not go back to who I was. I can’t I have changed in so many more ways then just the weight loss.

I love the new me – I love that I took my beach back. My family loves the new me and I hope that I can help and inspire everyone I can to be / get fit and healthy.

my beach, my lifeguard
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    GOOD FOR YOU!!! You have done a GREAT job!! And I don't care if they were falling off the bar stools drunk - a whistle is a whistle!!
    Yay for you!
    3522 days ago
    How liberating. Way to find that place inside that you know you are right for you. Interesting that you went to the rock when you were younger and clearly you are a rock.

    Thanks for sharing.

    GREAT JOB!!!
    3523 days ago
    You are AWESOME!!! That is so great and I can feel your self confidence in your words and actions! That is so great! You must feel great, you deserve it!!! You have worked hard for it! Thanks for sharing.
    3524 days ago
    You must feel so very proud. You worked hard for this - soak it all in. And I like the part about "do more ST".

    3525 days ago
    Thanks so much for sharing your triumph! I have no doubt that you will continue to achieve your goals. Way to go lady!
    3525 days ago
    So happy for you!!!! this made me cry :)
    You are incredible!
    3525 days ago
    Yo GO! :) Congrats on the 2 piece! (and the whistles! emoticon )
    3525 days ago
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