Tuesday, February 19, 2008

"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams." Og Mandino

My dad introduced me to Og Mandino so I read The Greatest Salesman in the World for myself once I grew up. Very inspirational, really touching. I didn't know this quote but I agree with it totally. Each day I work out I get closer to my goal. It would be tedious to focus only in numbers. There's more to life than how long I work out, how many pounds I can lift and how many miles I can run. It's about a greater goal. I'm Brazilian, so I can relate to the cry GOOOLLL!!!!!! Losing weight is like a long soccer game. I've been scoring during this game, I'm winning. My team mates are my friends who are directly helping me along the game. I'm the leader of the team. I'm in this game to win. I realize sometimes I need time out to reconfigure my strategy but we're going to win this game ultimately.