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Motivating Myself to Keep Exercising

Most days, it is hard to stay motivated. It's easier to grab fast food, sit on the couch and watch a movie than to go to the gym. But easier is not better. I need to constantly remind myself of the benefits of working out and eating right.

One strong motivator: how much I have changed in the past year. Since last March, I have lost nearly 40 pounds. When it takes that long, it can be hard to notice the differences. However, they are clearly evident if I take the time to look at pictures of myself.

Here is me in March, just as I started working out and eating less:


Here is what I look like now:


You can really see the change. Pictures like this keep me motivated to get to the gym and keep running!