Thursday, July 14, 2005

*Theme From Rocky*

(Imagine "Gonna Fly Now" playing on this site in an SoR-type manner.)

Oh, it's ON.

If my body wants to fight me, I'll just fight back harder. I'll walk longer. I'll eat better.

I have the kind of motivation and inspiration to get this weight off that I have NEVER HAD in my life.

Mark my words: Come December, I WILL be down to the 140s.

From http://www.inspirationalwriting.info/rockytheme.htm:

This is about personal success, personal power. It isn't even really about competition - it is you outdoing yourself. It is you being in your prime, doing what you do in such a perfect way. That's what it is about.

And forever more, when you do something of great importance, when you work and work for that goal, and you finally get there... what better way to express that feeling than to listen to the Theme from Rocky! Raise your hands in the air like a champion, for you have conquered!

Coming soon: my starting measurements. (Yes, I'm putting them up here for the world to see, and I'll be posting updated stats once a month. I'M DONE FUCKING AROUND.)

BRING IT.

31 comments:

Anna said...

OK, ok, I'll bite:

So, what's happening in December?

(Oh, you won't tell us? I hate that. Drives me crazy.)

But good luck with the goals! Go Jen! (Motivate me next, ok?)

Jen said...

That was SO not the point of the post, Anna.

But I'm going to Texas.

Anna said...

Oooo! You DID tell! I'm very happy!

Why Texas? What's in Texas?

Renee said...

LOL! WOOOO HOOOO!! I love it when you get angry. It's hot :-)

wow. maybe if you put your honest meausrements up I will, too. Cuz I'm working out, but probably not enough. I'm feeling better, but not seeing any changes yet. That would make me REALLY accountable. But I'm not so sure *I* want to know my measurements, let alone everyone else :-)

Jen said...

I need cheesy inspirational songs.

So far I have The Final Countdown, Rocky, Eye of the Tiger, Get Knocked Down, and Break my Stride.

Fred said...

Jen: I started on Atkins (later, South Beach) in March of 2004 beginning at 212 pounds. I set a goal to lose 20 pounds and wound up losing 30. I felt great.

I've since put back on 15, mostly the Europe thing. Starting in a few weeks, I'm back on my modified diet which will take off five or so, putting me at my perceived ideal weight.

I've never felt better, and it's really cool to wear all those jeans that were sitting on the shelf for many, many years. Not an extreme makeover, but it was good enough for me.

GOOD LUCK!

Jen said...

WHOOO HOOO FRED!!!!!

SparkyDiva said...

woot! i think i know what's in the great state of TEXAS!! you go, girl. and i hope to see you when you're here!
~b

Anna said...

Renee, you're so funny! I think you're Hot, too, baby!

Fred- Way to go, man!

sparkydiva- What is it?

LocuTus of Borg said...

Yes, I am curious too ... what is in Texas in December Jen? And btw awesome setting the goal and looking forward to the results!! You can do it!

Jen said...

I'm going to hang out with a soldier friend during his leave.

Fred said...

Hmmmmm.

Jen said...

Just nod and smile, please. (Those who know me well, I suspect, will not be surprised by this.)

Renee said...

LOLOLOLOLOL. You tell ME not to talk about it cuz I'm gonna jinx it, then you POST about it on your blog. Dork.

Jen said...

I am just merely discussing the innocent visit to a friend.

I am NOT, for example, looking at listings on Realtor.com. (Ahem.)

Jen said...

PS, it's not a jinx to talk about the visit. It's a jinx to talk about what may or may not happen as a RESULT of the visit.

keesh said...

You mean Texas Michigan right ;). Best of luck to ya then! Not that I see you often, but at least with Detroit, I know I can get to you by car and it wont take a month of sundays "). Keep up the good work!!

Fred said...

I am now nodding and smiling. Loyal readers respond as instructed.

Renee said...

Realtor.com is my favorite webiste (next to Broken Road, of course)! I'm on there almost daily ANYWAY; it doesn't hurt to just, ya know, check prices in certain areas and stuff. Leave me alone :-)

Jen said...

Actually, Fred, I respect your opinion, so if you have something to say, please do so.

As long as it's completely supportive.

;)

Nik said...

*shaking head* are you EVER gonna learn anything Jen? Unbelievable. Best of luack to ya though.

Jen said...

Yes, I have learned never to give up in my search for happiness.

HA.

Jen said...

Also, that tomorrow's only a day away.

Renee said...

And that "you're dead for a long time", a quote from that chick book I recently read. Meaning, live your life while you've still got it!!

All I want for you is happiness in life, and if it's waiting for you in Texas in December, then so be it.

Jen said...

Well, I'm striking out in Michigan, that's for DAMN sure.

And anyway, the way I look at it, the worst case scenario is that I make a new guy friend in Texas and meanwhile, I've dropped like 25 pounds. (Actually, worst case scenario is that he could be a total asshole, but hey, at least I'm still skinny.) ;)

Renee said...

LOLOLOL.

Anna said...

I'm excited for you to get out and see the world, so if this is what's gonna get you to do it, then I'm happy. I'm also happy it's motivating you to work towards a healthy goal for yourself. :)

Anna said...

Amy at work thinks it's a cool idea! :)

Jen said...

LOL Anna, tell Amy thank you very much. (Is this the Amy that I knew?)

Anna said...

Yes, the Amy you knew.
You're still loved here and asked about so occasionally I give little Jen updates so that people can keep up with your jet-set life :)

Jen said...

Well that's why I try to keep things exciting. Wouldn't want anyone to get bored. ;)