“It’s a little bit horrifying just how quickly everything can fall to crap. Sometimes it takes a huge loss to remind you what you care about the most. Sometimes you find yourself becoming stronger, wiser, better equipped to deal with the next big disaster that comes along. Sometimes but not always.
- Meredith Grey”—(via lifesjoy)
“It’s a common belief that positive thinking leads to a happier, happier life. As children, we’re told to smile, be cheerful and put on a happy face. As adults we’re told to look on the bright side, make lemonade and see glasses half full. Sometimes reality can get in our way of the ability to act the happy part though. Your health can fail, boyfriends can cheat, friends can disappoint. It’s in thee moments when you just want to get real, drop the act and be your true, scared, unhappy self.Ask most people what they want out of life and the answer is simple…to be happy. Maybe it’s this expectation of wanting to be happy that just keeps us from ever getting there. Maybe the more we try to will ourselves to state of bliss, the more confused we get to the point where we don’t recognize ourselves. Instead we just keep smiling, trying to be the happy people we once were until eventually it hits us…it’s been there all along. Not in dreams or hopes, but in the known, the comfortable, the familiar”—(via not-drowning-in-yesterday)
This past week I have been doing hardcore workouts with my trainer Kaitlyn and Justin up at Planet Fitness. I am happy to say though, that with only one week of workouts behind me I have already 7 pounds. But my whole body hurts. The great thing about having a black card for PF though, is that I get unlimited use of the massage chairs and tanning beds. Awwwh yeah!
Finally joined the gym near my house. I was nervous before going in because it was so much bigger than my old gym. And I was also afraid they were going to be judgey and snobby because it’s so close to the new year and they’d think I was just a resolutioner. But! It was lovely! Seriously, if you…