This month I’m participating in #reverb10. Every day a new prompt is issued and I will write my response. The goal is to reflect on 2010 and manifest what’s next in 2011. Want to learn more? Visit www.reverb10.com.
Prompt: Let Go. What (or whom) did you let go of this year? Why?
I sat down to write this a few times today, and each time I came up with a blank. What have I let go of? I have taken control of things, but have I let go of anything? I'm honestly not very good at letting things go. I let things from my past haunt me daily. Maybe that's one of the causes of my recent anxiety!
All kidding aside, I had to flip my perspective to be able to answer this question:
If I took control of my fitness, I gave up laziness.
So yeah, I'll go for that. I gave up laziness.
- I gave up sleep on weekday mornings in order to make my body stronger.
- I gave up hours of television watching in the evenings in order to get to sleep earlier so I could wake up refreshed.
- I gave up sleeping in on the weekends so I could start my weekend days off with workouts.
In giving up laziness, I also gave up over 45 pounds in 2010, as well as a couple of dress sizes.
I hope in 2011 I can let go of some of the emotional things from my past that cause my irrational anxiety.