The post below was originally published in 2011, and it's been updated each year to reflect where I am in my life and the new...Read More
That’s Fit is a fitness/sports/nutrition blog with a variety of contributors that have lots of great information to share. It’s a good place to stop for quick hits of inspiration and ideas to keep your motivation high.
Editor Jacki Donaldson a) is a badass (check out her other blogs: my breast cancer blog and Planet Kid) and b) has excellent taste — ’cause she wrote a little feature about me. Neato!
You can see my That’s Fit story here: “Mel Slimmed Down Before 40” (nice title… ahem)
Seeing my age in print always makes me cringe a little. But you know what? I’m so much happier now than I ever was when I was younger. For me, older = better. Look, I know training and eating right is hard, but I’m dead-sick of hearing people whine about how it’s too hot, they’re too old, it’s too hard, they’re too tired. Yeah, we’re all “too” something… including “too dead” some day. If my willingness to trumpet, “I’m 41!” all over the place shuts mouths and gets assess moving… I’ll take that.
Excuses are boring.
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Excuses ARE boring! Older DOES equal better. I'm proud of you for the commitment that you have made to yourself, and how you continue to inspire people. Thanks for sharing your stories with us Mel, I know that they have helped me through numerous weak spots. I hope you are having a great time in Mexico, can't wait to hear about those tortilla chips…. xoxo!
So Erika nailed everything I wanted to say to you about this post. Love it, Love it, Love you!