Pro: My clothes are getting too big
Con: My clothes are falling off
Pro: I’ve met some of the most amazing people who share my getting fit/staying fit aspirations
Con: I’ve lost or found some friends distancing themselves from me as I get fit
Pro: My health is improving (yay for no high blood pressure!)
Con: I’ll be paying off those medical bills for awhile
Pro: I get sick when I eat super fatty/fried/unhealthy foods
Con: I get sick when I eat super fatty/fried/unhealthy but tasty foods
Pro: I can finally start to purchase clothes in the regular women’s section/”normal-sized” person stores
Con: New clothes cost money
Pro: Working out is getting easier
Con: My trainer is going to up the ante
Pro: I want to soak up as much running/training/working out/fitness knowledge
Con: I don’t want it to consume my life
Pro: I don’t drink as much/as often anymore because of how it affects my training (BONUS: Saves me $$)
Con: Sometimes people give me a hard time when I don’t drink like I used to
Pro: My priorities in life are changing (for the better)
Con: I feel guilty about this
Pro: I am more self-aware now than I have ever been
Con: I can tell I gained some weight back without even stepping on the scale
Pro: People are starting to really notice/comment on my physical changes
Con: I don’t know how to respond. The compliments are awesome, but I’m just not used to getting them.
Pro: I’ve had a taste of what a happy runner is.
Con: Injuries. Setbacks. Sadsies.
Pro: My favorite Wisconsin T-shirt is too big for me.
Con: My favorite Wisconsin T-shirt is too big for me.
Pro: People ask me for fitness/working out advice.
Con: I feel very unqualified.
Pro: I can walk up flights of stairs without getting winded.
Con: There is no con for this.