How do I pull myself into action and stay within a happy medium. No extremes. Just living. Doing things that I love like running and staying out of both sides of the extreme. So last week I did just this. I told myself the truth that has always been there...I can do all things and keep it safe if I keep my focus on Christ and what he has for me.
I used the excuse for so long that I only has one tennis shoe. So naturally I can't go running. I can fit in a workout because I don't have the shoe that I need. I have looked for it, but I have to be honest. It wasn't a hard long searching. I searched for it like my children look for their things. I didn't look under anything and I didn't move anything. Because then...I would probably find it and I would no longer have an excuse to not do it.
My fear of the extreme is what kept me from really looking for that shoe. I have continued to let that fear keep me from staying healthy. If I continue to live in the extremes I will never be healthy. I will either be eating junk, not exercising and putting more stress on my body. Or I will restrict food, over exercise and beat my body into submission. Both extremes are not healthy. Both extremes will not help with healthy living.
Both extremes are poor examples to pass onto my daughters.