Shit happens. Whether menial or momentous, as human beings the one thing we share in common is that we have had to overcome an obstacle in our lives. Perception, how we as individuals view the situation, it’s severity, and our sense of reasoning on how to deal with it, will shape the outcome. Perception and …
My father has been a huge influence in my life and with my mother by his side together they raised my brother, sister and I to follow our dreams, stand up for what we believe in, work hard and above all be good, decent people.
The last few months have been a whirlwind of ups and downs. I’ve learnt alot about myself, my values, what I’m capable of and how much I can push myself before I crash and burn.
There are goals, to-do lists, new years resolutions and countless other ‘action lists’ we make with every intention to complete. Most kick off with gusto and a firm resolve to be conquered, yet for many, myself included, my hopes and dreams lay scattered and forgotten amongst piles of books, mere ideas penned on paper without significance.
This morning has been one of reflection on the person I used to be, and the person I am striving to become. It has been 8 days since I have wholeheartedly dedicated myself to this path of improved health and fitness and almost 2 months since I decided things had to change, my attitude being the top priority.
Milli Vanilli sum up my personality best with their lipsynched, hit song of the 80’s ‘All or nothing’ or AON for short. That’s how I roll, with everything that I’ve got to give or in some situations nothing at all.
All this week I have played terrible table tennis; my serves, returning and pretty much my entire game has sucked. I don’t know whether it is because everyone around me is improving or if it’s just me, either way it is super duper frustrating.