Just because you took longer than others doesn’t mean you failed.

(via yourlifeisyourmessage)

thank you

Get the hell up.
You have not lost everything while
you still have your life.
Beau Taplin || The truth bomb. (via afadthatlastsforever)
You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.
Pearl Buck (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
You need to learn to let go of whatever it is that makes you think you’re not good enough. Because that’s how you’re going to beat this. When you learn that you matter.
(via wearesleeplessteens)

Prescribed an antidepressant and the brain is everything. It changes everything

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve struggled with my weight my whole life. When I was twenty-one, I decided I wanted to be skinny. I thought it was going to bring me love, happiness, everything I wanted. I barely ate. I exercised three times a day. I got down to 130 pounds and I was more miserable than ever. I hated myself. And after that I gave up on trying to be thin. Now I’ve gotten to the point where I have to lose weight again—- but this time for my health."

Definitely. I haven’t given up on being healthy but malnutrition sucked the life and joy out of me. 

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve struggled with my weight my whole life. When I was twenty-one, I decided I wanted to be skinny. I thought it was going to bring me love, happiness, everything I wanted. I barely ate. I exercised three times a day. I got down to 130 pounds and I was more miserable than ever. I hated myself. And after that I gave up on trying to be thin. Now I’ve gotten to the point where I have to lose weight again—- but this time for my health."

Definitely. I haven’t given up on being healthy but malnutrition sucked the life and joy out of me. 

  • 2.0 miles on the treadmill are vastly different from 2.0 miles on rough terrain. I’m not even dreading my run. I’m actually excited.
  • I’m no longer hungry between meals. Re: eating a cup of fruit for snack is GODSEND. 
  • I will never give up coffee. I will and have given up juice & sodas
  • now to run
Day 4

I had a baked potato for dinner last night with all the fixings. It was amazing and I have no regrets. My water weight dropped. Lowering carb intake is so emotionally difficult when there are added stress factors. I tried to drown out feelings with food. It’s though I keep shifting my addictions. I’ll learn to work with it and not against it. 

The first week is nothing. If I can make it through this, then I might just have a chance at making it work.

Day 3

I can’t believe it’s been three days.

I’ve discovered the trick to moving through temptation: patience

Can’t wait to go home

Today is a rest day because my legs hurt so much

all meals are packed

going for a hike with mom.

i don’t even remind myself that this is day two because it doesn’t matter. sometimes we are on and sometimes we are off. the only goal is to do the best by my body and my heart.

My thighs are on fire and my ankle is sore from that run yesterday. 

thank god today is a rest day

When something bothered me, I didn’t talk with anyone about it. I thought it over all by myself, came to a conclusion, and took action alone. Not that I really felt lonely. I thought that’s just the way things are. Human beings, in the final analysis, have to survive on their own.
Haruki MurakamiSputnik Sweetheart (via quotestuff)
Backwoods North Carolina running trail. It’s actually county sponsored and as soon as more finding comes in, the trail will be smoothed over will gravel. It’s beautiful out here. Running is soo good.

Backwoods North Carolina running trail. It’s actually county sponsored and as soon as more finding comes in, the trail will be smoothed over will gravel. It’s beautiful out here. Running is soo good.