I’ve been so preoccupied, in fact, that I almost missed one of my most important anniversaries. It is kind of a big day for me. It’s the three-year anniversary of the day I decided to take control of my life, and tomorrow marks the day I actually took the steps to make those changes.
- Starting weight, July 2009: 271 pounds
- Current weight, July 2012: Healthy and happy
I still cry when I see that picture on the left. And I (apparently) cry when I see the picture on the right. For two very different reasons.
In an effort to constantly improve and challenge myself, I sometimes forget how far I’ve come. And I sometimes forget to be proud of myself. And I sometimes forget to enjoy the ride. Reflection* is an important part of a life-long journey as well.
*You can guarantee that a reflection post is soon to follow.