Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Maybe I was wrong?

Who knew that a 10' (diameter) pool CAN be a form of exercise. Of course, the seven year old that wouldn't let me sit down certainly helped. Together we made that pool an exercise pit! We were throwing balls, chasing each other around, running to make whirlpools, and doing what he calls "yoga poses" in the pool. We were out there for 2 and a half hours and I loved every minute of it! I think you're all right. I'm coming to terms with the fact that it's all about the attitude! And boy, is mine changing fast! Thank goodness!!!

I have to thank Kristin for the comment yesterday. Two years ago I wouldn't have gotten in the pool. In fact, I would sit out in the back yard (fully clothed) and watch the poor, little guy play in the water all by himself. What fun is that? I don't even think I owned a bathing suit then. This time, I was in it! I was playing! I was running! I was having a blast and he loved every minute of it too! I cannot even explain the feeling that came over me yesterday when I realized that. Thank you Kristin for bringing me back to reality, and "bringing the pretty back". My son is going to benefit, even more than I am, from my physical changes. How in the world can you be negative about that??

More good things happening . . . I received a call yesterday in reference to one of the many job applications that I have submitted and they want to interview me! The job is for one of the schools that I was placed for student teaching and I loved it! I was so excited on that I had received the call that I did a little excited gushing (hopefully it wasn't too much). Apparently, this principal has talked to a lot of people and heard nothing but good things about me. I can't tell you how good it felt to hear that. So, I'm doing lots of praying, finger crossing, and whatever things I can to send out good vibes. I am super excited about this opportunity. The interview is next week. Let's hope I can calm down a bit between now and then so I don't appear TOO eager (i.e. - desperate).

Now on to today. We have more fun to conquer, houses to clean, pools to swim in, things to do, and more adventures (without excuses) to embark upon. Who knew that my own son would be some of the best motivation ever? I sure love that little man!


Laurie (GastricGirl.com) said...

It doesn't even feel like exercise when you're having a good time.. and I'm sure your son really enjoys your company instead of you watching from afar! Way to go! :)
I will keep my fingers and toes crossed for your interview... good luck! :)

Hugs! :)

Janine said...

Awesome post!!!

Sounds like you had heaps of fun in the pool!!!

Like Laurie, will keep fingers and toes crossed for your interview.

Bringing Pretty Back said...

Heather,WOW! What an honor to be mentioned in your post!!!!!!!!!!!! I loved this post (not because I was mentioned...well maybe a little!hahahah) But because it is so true! I am so excited you are living life not just watching it go by. And all because of fat. Isn't that unbelievable- we stop living life because of fat.
I am so happy for you I could cry!
LOVED your comment this morning on my blog. That is so true, we tell our sons to be thankful... then we aren't. Hopefully we are changing.
Have a pretty day,