My "Don't Hold Anything Back" Attitude!!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

I am giving my goals my best effort - & seeing results!

My dreams deserve better than a half-hearted effort. I read somewhere that If I meet my goals with a weak handshake, they'll soon be waving me goodbye... I am determined to make my dreams my reality!

I will celebrate my 56th birthday in 32 days... and as I review my life, I look back on a life full of "almost made it" and even "never came close" memories, and it makes me sad and frustrated that I waited so long to lose this weight. I see all the times I missed with family at the beach or even in photos because of my shame.


Is there anything more tragic than the way I've already lived a great deal of my life... failing and realizing I could have done more?!

However, is there anything more satisfying than pouring out my entire being, hiking those mountains and reaching my total limit, then looking up and realizing "oh my gosh, I can't believe I really did it !?" When I'm in that moment, I realize THIS is who I really am!!!

I am finally making it my highest priority to build a healthy life that I can get "in" to and not look back. I am making every day count and trying my best to live purposefully, live energetically, live completely....

I am now giving it my ALL!! If I TRULY want to SUCCEED, I have lived long enough with regrets to know that I'd BETTER GIVE THIS HEALTHY LIFESTYLE MY ALL!!!!!!!
I plan to celebrate my 57th birthday in the best shape & health I've ever experienced!

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    I love this blog it reminds me of my favorite rocky line.

    "The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward"-Rocky Balboa

    3735 days ago
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    emoticon emoticon emoticon Wow! U R on fire! Sparktacular!
    3737 days ago
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    Awesome post!!!

    You ARE making it a great year. Two hikes already ( that I know of and the MT LECONTE hike back on your calendar this year!

    You ARE an amazing lady and I love reading your 'ah ha' insights!!!

    Thanks for allowing me the blessing of being a part of your journey!!!

    3737 days ago
    Another Great quote you found for us to ponder!

    Consider this just anotherchallenge, move to the front of your mind ALL the other accomplishments and successes you've made not just professionally. You've experienced a set back, but you took control. There are few of us who can say I DID MT LECONTE and I was already in my 50's, as an example.

    Oh no, that means in 32 days, our youngest will be 37...although I'm happy she shares a b'day with you.

    Everybody, check out her background pic, how many things can you find in it? This is better than Where's Waldo.
    3737 days ago
  • LDEAN130
    As always, inspiring words designed to make you think. Thanks and have an awesome week.
    3737 days ago
    love this quote and it says it all If I meet my goals with a weak handshake, they'll soon be waving me goodbye...

    great job
    3737 days ago
    wonderful post and very inspiring.
    3737 days ago
    Awesome Camille! You inspire me! I'm so proud to call you "Friend" :)
    3738 days ago
    Get a bow and get ready to WRAP yourself up on your 57th birthday. You will be your OWN best gift :)

    Press On! emoticon
    3738 days ago
    You are doing GREAT Camille! I'm so glad you are finding success. We are so fortunate to have you on the Sapphires!
    3738 days ago
    What an inspiring blog! It made me stop and think about the regrets in my own life. By looking at my regrets--past and present--I can make the changes that need to be made. Thank you for this.

    3738 days ago
  • BELG64
    Camille, you are well on your way to reaching your goals! You sound so very determined! Good luck with your challenge!
    3738 days ago
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