Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Don't you quit !!

This was my mantra when I first began weight watchers back in 2005...and one of the reasons I made goal in early 2007 I think.

When you've eaten too much and you can't write it down,
And you feel like the biggest failure in town,
When you want to give up just because you gave in, and forget all about being healthy and thin,
So what your're over your points a bit,
Its your next move that counts...
Its the moment of truth, its an attitude change
It's learning the skills to get back in your range.
Its telling yourself "You've done great up til now, you can take on this challenge and beat it somehow"
Its part of your journey toward reaching your goal,
You're gonna make it, just stay in control.
To stumble and fall is not a disgrace, if you summon up the will to get back in the race.
But, of the strugglers when losing their grip,
Just throw in the towel and continue to slip,
And learn too late when the damage is done, that the
race wasn't over....they could have still won.
Lifestyle change can be awkward and slow,
but facing each challenge will help you grow.
Sucess is failure turned inside out,
the silver tint in a cloud of doubt.
When you're pushing to the brink, just refuse to submit,
If you bite, you write it....

I went back to my meeting for the first time since the beginning of February last night and for the first time in heck knows when I actually stayed and listened to the lecture....and it must have been an omen as it was all about "getting back on track"
The scales weren't nice, as I knew they wouldn't be ..... since my last meeting at the beginning of February I have put on 8.5 kilo's....soooooo that makes it 14 kilo's I have to lose to get back into my goal range.
I will do it....I have to do it, I want to do it....I AM going to do it !!
Shawn had his access visit out here on Sunday, it was his youngest son Kaleb's 1st birthday during the week.....haven't they all grown? It was a great visit...but 2 hours is just not long enough.


  1. Of course you can do it! We both can! such cute kids. Are they living with either of their parents yet?

  2. Hi Chris,

    Only the eldest is back home with her mum...the others still in care an update of their care and them going home coming up soon.

  3. Gorgeous photo of Shawn and the kids. He looks so relaxed and happy!

    Facing up to a meeting and any weight gain is a HUGE step in the right direction. So cloody easy to gain the weight back but I know you can do it!

  4. Jen I remember you posting that on the At Home board years ago! I still have a copy in my pc. You can and you will do it! You are a strong person and you have the motivation back!

    Gorgeous photo of Shawn and the kids! A very happy photo!!!

  5. Love the poem and yes you can and will do it - just realised that Sue above said the same thing! Beautiful photo! Zxx