Sunday, December 12, 2010

Reverb10- Day 12

December 12 – Body Integration This year, when did you feel the most integrated with your body? Did you have a moment where there wasn’t mind and body, but simply a cohesive YOU, alive and present? (Author: Patrick Reynolds) I'd have to repeat myself and say the moment I got the news that our friend passed away. Knowing that a person just died really made me notice my own body. I was alive. I was feeling. I was experiencing emotion. I was having moments that my friend would never have again on this earth. Another moment was when I finally realized that I needed to lose weight. Like a lot of people, I was in complete denial about my weight and my body. But when I finally realized what I had become, I did feel alive and present. I felt confident that I could do what I needed to do to be successful. I didn't close my eyes when I was weighed at the doctor's office like before. I had to let those numbers stare me right in the face. I had to SEE what I had become. I couldn't allow my mind to ignore my body any longer. I had to face the facts and come to terms with where I let myself go. Denial is the enemy. Cliche moment: The truth will set you free.

No comments: