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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Excuses, Excuses

I have never been one to use excuses to justify my behavior - at least not a lot ;-) But I have come to realize that it appears I have been falling back on an excuse for the last year or so. I have been blaming Tamoxifen for my lack of weight loss. Now most studies say it does not cause weight gain but most women who take it would disagree. So I have just always excused my weight loss struggle with the Tamoxifen (and the fact that I have always had a low metabolism and struggled to lose weight). I am tired of it. It appears my metabolism is starting to pick up again so I need to let go of all my excuses and "Just do it".

Another "excuse" has been my struggle to get back into running since treatment. I was not a great runner before cancer but I was getting better all the time. Since cancer I have struggled with heart rate, breathing and aches and pains. I have blamed it on the chemo meds and the surgeries. I have been told they are valid reasons for my struggle but I am tired of it. I am actually running a bit better since this last surgery just over 3 weeks ago.

Running and weight loss seem to be my Achilles heel. Nothing else is as challenging for me as these two things. I fricking beat cancer so you would think losing weight and running a 5K would be a cake walk... Time to light a fire under myself.

Some one once told me that God gave us this body and one of the best ways to honor him and thank him for it is to take care of it - especially after surviving cancer... Something like this needs to be my new mantra while running!!!


kannie said...

Thank you!!! I need this... taking care of our bodies really is important in so many dimensions - I need to light a fire, too. Really.

My excuse right now is that I have nowhere *to* run, LOL. But letting that "closed window" close every other window is ridiculous.

Thanks again for your inspiring post!!! :-)

KLFrazier said...

Thanks! JUST the struggle I am having right now! I have a dedicated workout room with a treadmill, tv and all the "extras." I have no excuses, but still want to blame it on Tamoxifen. It's motivation...thanks for kicking ME in the butt!

Jenn said...

Thank you all for letting me know I am not alone in this struggle!!!

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