It’s only just begun.
When I was thinking of how I was going to wrap up these last 6 weeks I felt that I needed to end exactly where I began. I started this journey b/c I needed to make a change and I went into this thinking it was all about health. Sure I am stronger now and I can do a wheel in Emily’s class but the real accomplishment is what happened to me outside the classes and ditching the soda.
DTMS you are the hero of these six weeks. There was never a time that you said no even though you took on most of the load of our family the last 6 weeks. You cooked me dinner, you went without bread, you stopped eating cookies and that day when I cried b/c I felt like I couldn’t do this you told me to cut the crap and get into my class. I know that you ate a cinnamon roll every weekend as fast as you could while out getting coffee, you may want to check your face for icing in the future, and I am pretty sure you shot gunned a loaf a bread at work during week 4 but I could not have done this without you. I needed to do this and you knew that. You, sir are one in a million and I thank god every day I burped in your face 9 years ago.
Colin and Owen, I want to believe that I did this just for myself but the truth is I mainly did it for both of you. The love I feel for you runs so deep on some of my hardest days it was both of you that made me dig as deep as I could to continue to show up. I want you to forever remember me as a strong, healthy and funny mom and I am sorry if I wasn’t living up to that prior to these six weeks. Thank you for joining me in classes, telling me I could do one more push up and doing jumping jacks with me. Colin you once told me that its ok to be silly and buddy you are so right! Owen sometimes you do just need to scream the ABC’s rather than sing them, make your own rules dude it makes life more interesting!
The 6Fit crew. I love watching your own journeys and how strong you all got. We all had our moments but the support I received and the support I hope I gave was a huge contributing factor to my success these last 6 weeks. I hope to continue to see you in Natick on the weekends and give virtual high fives during the week. May the next year be as successful as the last 6 weeks!
As for me? Well I have lost 8lbs, I can touch my toes again, I still drink coffee every single morning, and I am feeling great. I knew things had taken a turn for the better when Gina stopped me this past weekend while I was at the studio and told me how happy I looked. This is a success I was hoping for the most. Happiness. This is only the beginning though. I have a ways to go and with the support of the Dancefit team I will be continuing my journey. So stay tuned for updates from me for the remainder of year and more blog posts.
Cheers to you all and to a lifetime of no orange fingers!
Mom of 3, wife, business owner, ballet teacher and fitness instructor. Trying hard to raise healthy, happy and grateful children while running the studio of my dreams. Trying to stay FIT, flexible, stylish and take care of myself in the process!