Since we have been talking about seasons, perhaps this is appropriate timing. The always entertaining and educational FitSugar team launched “Give It Up For the Get Fit For 2010 Challenge” this past Friday. I know we might be late to the party, but there’s still time!
From the ladies at FitSugar:
Fall is here, which means change is coming. And I’m not talking cooler temps, or the appearance of acorn squash at the market. I’m talking lifestyle changes, ladies. The way I see it, Summer is always sort of laid back, but now, it’s time to reel it in. Say hello to the Give It Up challenge. First, think of your vices. Next, give one up. Don’t worry, the challenge is only for two weeks! That’s long enough for you to imagine your life without this thing, but not go too crazy.
I thought about this all weekend. What would I give up, could I give it up, what would be the easy thing to give up, etc.?! I have always said that you shouldn’t give anything up completely, since your body will most likely rebel back and you’ll only end up wanting that “thing ” more. When my dad decided to quit smoking, I gave up sweets for over a month – to this day I don’t know how I did it.
But this whole two weeks time-frame seems manageable. I’m intrigued at this challenge. I figure if I tell you all, I’ll have to be accountable. Here’s to quitting:
- Candy, Sweets & Desserts. It’s almost candy corn season and before I go bat crap crazy this Halloween, maybe a two weeks detox is exactly what I need. I can devour a candy bar quicker than Britney Spears can lick the orange Cheetos dust off her hands. A change could do me good.
Rick Astley can sing his jam until the cows come home, but imma have to give it up! If you are thinking about taking on the challenge you don’t have to choose food. Choose something such as giving up your cell phone after 9PM or “falking” (aka Facebook Stalking). Big or small, it’s good to stretch your limits and see what you are truly capable of once you put your mind to something.
You ready to get on board with the “Give It Up For the Get Fit For 2010 Challenge?” Even if you’re not playing along, what’s the one thing that you would consider trying to give up?