Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Who's that girl?

Who's that girl?:
  • who wakes up in the morning, and hopes that there's a spinning class that day;
  • who sees herself in the mirror while she's working out, and no longer feels disdain for her body; who sees a woman that's becoming strong and healthy;
  • who beams with pride when she tells her daughter she's going to the gym, knowing that she's establishing a healthy example;
  • who isn't afraid to try new physical activities: like running a 5K, spinning, salsa dancing, or hip-hop dancing. (Well, maybe still a bit afraid to try kama aerobics, but trying to get over it);
  • who, last night, declared that she had to have a treat. Whose husband gave her with a questioning look, like she was going to rip open a bag of Doritos. Who opened the fridge, and found a sinful looking vanilla yogurt with muesli, and ate it like she was devouring a box of chocolate truffles;
  • who turned down the opportunity to buy a brand new, gorgeous, ipod shuffle because it isn't practical for exercising, but opted for a refurbished older model so that she can go running with it in the Spring;
  • who might not faint from fear if there are no bikes left at the back of the spinning class, and who might not be embarrassed to take a bike in the front row;
  • who wakes up in the morning, with excitement for the day ahead;
  • who is determined to get healthy like she never has been before.
That's me. And pretty darn proud of it.


Christy said...

Sonya. You are so incredible, I don't even recognize this girl anymore! I'm so impressed/proud/excited and so much more over how you are doing on your quest for healthiness. You never cease to amaze me.

Sheridan said...

send some positive vibes over the border there girl! You go! :)

Rebecca said...

seriously Sonja... hot damn...

i love, love, love your attitude lately!!!

Kim said...

I am so proud of you!! And so happy that you are happy. :)

nic said...

WOOHOO! Loving the self-esteem! That is the power that fuels you! You're amazing!

Jen said...

Awesome. Just awesome.

JavaChick said...

That is a great list. Good for you!

Pubsgal said...

Hi Sonya! I saw your comment over on MizFit online; it sounds like you're well on your way to meeting your health goals! Congrats on the new you! :-)

All Women Stalker said...

I found your blog through It's so refreshing to read about someone's love for their self and their body. I feel utterly motivated to get out of my depressed rut and get moving again. It's been 2 weeks and I think this post is what I needed. Thanks!