Feels like I have not written something for ages, so I am back. I am not sure how well you will like what I have to say today, but I am going to simply put this out there for you to do with it what you will.
You want results? You want to change something in your life? You want to be stronger, faster, leaner, more mobile, something. What is stopping you from getting there? What is the reality behind why you are not progressing?
You like the idea of being faster, stronger, leaner, more mobile or whatever it is, but you are not willing to do what it takes to get there.
You are a kid that wants a puppy. They are in love with the idea of a puppy, but they really don’t know the sacrifice that is necessary to own one. They love the idea of throwing a frisbee…but don’t want to be in charge of feeding it daily. They love the idea of walks, until they have to stop what they are doing and take the dog on one.
We all fall in love with the ideas of what we want, but seldom can accept what it takes to get there. We make excuses or say that this program just isn’t working. But are you really chasing the stronger, faster, leaner, healthier you…or just really like the idea of it?
I am a victim of this mentality as much as anyone else. I want to be leaner, but I don’t like giving up tequila. So I like the idea of leaning up…but don’t always succeed in putting it into practice. There are other months where I can be strong as an oak tree…dig in and not touch the stuff and the results come.
But ultimately, I have to admit that the truth of the matter is that some times my reality does not line up with my wants. I am in love with the idea of the puppy, but really do not want to go clean up after them.