Oh yeah it's back my friends!!! That one time of the week - let's be honest I do it more than once - that I get to lump random thoughts together into one little blog post.
Let's get right into it:
Body love has been a life-long struggle for me and something I thought would be solved when I lost weight. But you know what? It didn’t change how I saw my body. So with each race I run, each adventure I tackle and every challenge I encounter, I take time to appreciate what my body does for me.
Almost a year ago to the day (October 30, 2016), I was sexually assaulted by a man in a store. I should've yelled and screamed at him, but I didn't. I didn't want to cause a scene in a small locally-owned store. But I did finally say something to the wife after he left the store. I regretted not saying something to him in the moment, but I froze.
I did go to the police station a week later and logged a complaint with the detective. To this day, I still get calls from the courts saying they are trying to get the man in court. But he hasn't paid any price. I am glad I said something because the detective said he had done this to other women. I just wish they could've made him pay. Maybe one day.
But this behavior is NOT okay and we did NOTHING wrong in these incidents.
3) A Return To WW
That's right friends. I am once again opening up the tracker and getting my butt into a meeting room. While I am out of town most weeks before we leave, I am going to do the best I can to attend or at least stay committed to tracking. With everything up in the air with the move, the one constant I could have is what I put in my mouth.
I am upset with how far I have fallen back after KICKING ASS in the Spring. I am trying not to beat myself up because I am human and this happens to many, but it's hard not too.
But as I reminded myself earlier this week: I don't truly fail until I stop trying!
Thanks to my friend Renee I found out there is 1 WW meeting in Amsterdam that is led in English! WOO! I am going to have to make that meeting my friend!
I wanted to take a moment to thank YOU for taking time out of your day to read a little bit about mine. I really appreciate the love and support and hope that I impact your life a fraction of what you bring to mine. So thanks again for reading these ramblings and following along on the ups and downs of my journey.
This space truly is a place where I feel a Weight Off My Shoulders each time I hit "post."