So the purpose of changing my diet and eliminating gluten, dairy and excessive amounts of red meat was to heal my body of this insane itchy rash on my back and legs. That was my main goal. I didn't really think of anything else but that.
Today and several times this past week, I have been told how healthy and fit I look. How I've lost weight, but am still toned.
It hit me that cutting out those things that don't really agree with me had the added benefit of slimming down!
Like...hello?! Uh duh.
I swear, I live a healthy lifestyle but sometimes I put blinders on and just go with it. It's such an awesome feeling though, when other people notice and it turns on that light bulb for me.
I've definitely felt better, have been moving better at the gym, and am happy with how I look. All wins in my book!!
I think another part of feeling better is finally making a decision on a *huge* life change that will be coming soon!! I don't mean to tease, but I can't say anything just yet! Just keep your eyes and ears open for some news in the next month or so!
With that said, let's talk about huge life changes. They can be terribly exciting, but also incredibly terrifying! The what ifs start taking root and you start doubting yourself. I know that happened to me in the months leading up to me actually making my decision final!
One of the biggest things that helped me is the following saying: "Feel the fear and do it anyway." That and the belief that we should 100% do the things that scare us the most.
Let's just say this decision has been on the table for quite awhile, and it wasn't an easy decision to make! I've gone back and forth so many times. I've counted the pros and cons over and over again. I've changed my mind. Doubted my decision. Called myself crazy time and again.
It's not only driven me crazy, but also Scott and all my closest friends and family. Like come on. Shit or get off the pot! (Another one of my fave sayings, lol.)
Sometimes it isn't about all the lists or what ifs or doubts or what you "should" be doing. Sometimes it's about that gut feeling. That calling in your soul. That feeling that what you're doing is right...for YOU.
And now, having prayed and meditated and really listened to what my soul was saying and having made the decision, I feel so much more at peace. I know that I have made the right decision. I'm not second guessing myself and I already have amazing plans in place!!
I'm so full of excitement and I CAN NOT wait to share it with you all! But you'll have to be patient a little longer ;-)
Here's to big life changes! Huge successes! And most importantly, happiness!!
Is there a decision you're struggling to make? I'd love to help you find the peace and happiness in your decision that I've found in mine! It is truly freeing!!
With love and wellness,