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enough IS enough.

  I can think of many 'e' words that are relevant to my commit to be fit theme for this A-Z Challenge: energy, exertion, educate, excel...the list could go on and on.

I finally settled on the word 'enough'.  

Christmas of 2010 I was at the lowest weight I had ever been.  I remember being very happy and very, very hungry.  I was over-exercising and under-eating.  The weight didn't stay off because it wasn't a lifestyle that I could keep up with.  By summer 2011, the weight was back on.

In my commitment to be fit and my quest to lose the last 10 pounds, I will be doing enough.  

I will exercise enough and I will eat enough.  I will change my body and change my life in a healthy, and maintainable way.

When I run, I will run fast enough.  When I lift, I will lift heavy enough.  When I stretch, I will stretch far enough.  

I will, simply, do enough.


  1. I think this is a great post. Sometimes when we aren't doing enough of the right thing we tend to not get to the goal we want. Whether it be fitness or any other part of our life. This is motivational to me because I want to have a healthy and fit pregnancy. However, like you posted I want it to be my lifestyle not just a goal I am trying to meet. Awesome post and I loved the quote!

    1. Thankyou! This post was originally going to be quit humorous. I surprised myself with how it turned out!

  2. This is a great philosophy. You nailed it exactly. Doing just enough is often what's best for our bodies, and it's sometimes a hard balance to strike: too much and too little are often easier! Best of luck to you as you work toward your goal.

    Katie at AdventuringAtHome

    1. Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I'll be over to see yours soon :)

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    1. Thanks for following me, Crystal! I promise I'll be over to comment on yours as soon as I can :)

  4. Hard to know what is enough, though and we do take our good health for granted until. . .

  5. This is a great post! If you were going for inspirational you nailed it :) Love your theme for the challenge!

  6. I was doing great until Christmas. After that, it's been diet fail. Help! I don't want to find my lost weight.


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