Tuesday, August 7, 2007

It's what you do on the tough days that matters most...

6AM: I had a hard time waking up this morning and an even harder time getting to the gym. I secretly wished Mike would call and say he couldn't make it. *Evil grin* However, that didn't happen....

6:15AM: Praying in the car "Father, today, yup today I really need you to help me. Help me to not do this by my will nor by my might but by Your power. Teach me about that today, Lord."

6:30AM: On the treadmill.
Mike asks "On a scale of 1-10, 10 being the most energetic, how do you feel this morning?" My answer: 4. I feel like a 4 maybe a 5. No, it's more like a 3. Yeah, a 3 sounds good." He just laughs at me. Didn't take any pity on me whatsoever! He then proceeds to say "it's what you do on the tough days that matters most" I took that to heart. He was right.

7:20AM: Sweating like a slick pig in a smoke house and feeling great!!! Our session is over and done with!! Woohoo! What a difference an hour makes, right? I feel so good. Stronger. Empowered. Thankful that yet again we made it through one more day.

5:20PM: I'm looking forward to tomorrow. I'm praying today for those days in the near future when I won't look forward to working out; when I don't want to glorify the Lord; when I can't muster the strength to live and breath and laugh for him. I'm praying and remembering for those days when I can't remember why this started...it's not about me it's about His will, His glory, His purpose, His name.

"I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word." Psalm 138:2


Thank you for all your support and prayers.

5 comments:

Tracey Clifton said...

You know what I love most about your blog...not only do I love the commentary and the good advice but I can always find a new scripture I need to commit to my heart so that when I meet the same type of day it can be as successful as yours.
Mucho love chica

beyonka said...

Go Marcy go!

robin said...

I pray that tomorrow is a good one and that you feel just as motivated as ever!

nicole said...

Girl I know how you feel. I made myself get up this morning and work out. You're my hero!!! Love ya!

Hwa said...

You know what you need? An mp3 player with some Marine Corp cadences. It'll keep you motivated... well it'll at least keep you in rhythm.