Life has been kind of stressful the last couple of months. I have felt a bit lost. My fitness has been suffering. I have had more struggles with depression and feeling down on myself. I have even started turning to food AND alcohol for comfort. But the last few weeks, I have been doing some SERIOUS thinking. I know I have always been kind of wishy washy when it comes to making HARD decisions. I have always just settled for mediocre in my life. I have been settling for living the life everyone “expected” me to live. But then I started answering some HARD questions, and have come to a few conclusions. And I am DONE!
With what you ask?
Well let me explain, because basically I have decided that it is time to S#!T OR GET OFF THE POT as my beloved Momma used to say!
Around December of 2011, I met a very nice young man named Jeremy, whose mother, Sandi Krakowski, I absolutely adored, on Facebook. Turns out, he had been struggling with some of the same things I had in the past, and we just began talking about changing for the better. Also turned out that he was a Beachbody Coach. We talked a few times about it, but I had really kind of always done things on my own. But I was starting to think about making a career shift towards health and fitness, but really had NO IDEA what I wanted to do or where to start!
In February 2012 I joined The Crew, which is my Beachbody Coaching Team, as a “Discount Coach”. To be truthful, The Crew has actually become more like family! A group of like minded people trying to both keep themselves accountable and support each other in health and fitness, AND help others discover their own potential and reach their goals. With their suggestions, guidance, and support, I have read books, listened to audios, went to seminars, and even got on a plane to VEGAS to learn more. But the most important thing I learned, is that I AM worthy of holding my head up high and being confident with the success I have had in the past, and be confident that there is much more success to be had in my future!
However….I still only half believed it. Could I REALLY make my dreams come true? Could I REALLY be all that I have dreamed of being? Could I REALLY be so successful that Tony and I can live an amazing life of freedom? Could I REALLY have it ALL?
Over the last couple of weeks, I have been weighing my options. Continue to work hard doing everything and getting no further ahead, or focus just a little more on what I REALLY want and sit down and make the plan to make my future EXACTLY what I have pictured it to be. And that does not include settling for a life being miserable while sitting behind a desk all day and only enjoying my part time jobs and hobbies at night.
Don’t get me wrong, I actually like my job. I work for an amazing family oriented company and SSSHHHH!!! don’t tell him, but I even have a pretty amazing boss! 😉
But I have begun to feel like I am drowning there. Like I am fighting to get to the air that I need to breath, and I just can’t reach the surface. I feel that it is not what God intended for me. I am supposed to help people find their potential and live it to its fullest! And my catalyst to do that is through fitness. Specifically, as a Beachbody Coach and Zumba/Fitness Instructor.
I have been doing better in my business, but I have really still been treating it like a hobby. But my Zumba Dance/Fitness classes, my following on line, and even my success story list are all growing almost weekly!
SO…I am DONE being only a “Hobby” Beachbody Coach. I am truly ready to make this MY LIFE! And I know this, because I did something so scary to me, that had I not already been sick Monday, would have made me nauseous. I signed up to go on the Team Beachbody Cruise in March of 2016! And I could have played it safe and signed up for the cheapest cabin, but I elected to GO FOR IT! I signed up for an outside room with a balcony! If now IS the time, then I better go ALL IN! Because I intend to go on that trip for FREE!
What does this mean for you if you are already on my team as a coach or customer or if you are thinking about becoming my one of my coaches or customers? SUCCESS IS AROUND THE CORNER!!! I still have to work my 8 hour day at my job, but my business is going to BOOM in 2015! And to do that, I have to help MORE people! Will you be one of them? Do you want to be the next Beachbody Success Story?
I would LOVE to have you join me! Message me. Follow me. Email me. However you want to reach me. I would love to help YOU work towards being YOUR Personal Best, while I am striving to be ALL that I KNOW I CAN BE!
MAKE today GREAT!!!
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