Fitness Challenge Day 20 – What a Feeling!

As I walk I listen to Pandora and have a variety of stations I like. While walking this morning, the theme song from the 1983 movie “Flashdance” came on. I always loved that movie…a kind of “Rocky” for dancers about a rough cut city girl who wanted to try out for dance school. It’s a movie about determination and overcoming odds.

What a Feeling!

The lyrics to the song “Flashdance (What a Feeling)” truly elicit my own attitude towards my challenge — I took some liberties with the lyrics:

What a feeling, bein’s believin’
I can have it all, now I’m walkin’ for my life
Take your passion, and make it happen
Pictures come alive, you can walk right through your life

I like the “take your passion” line. Those that know me well know that I am a passionate individual, sometimes too much so. I really only find success when I take something personally and passionately. And then I own it. It’s that burning passion to succeed and win.

Feeling Drencheriffic at 6 AM

But my “passion” comes at a price. Quite often I am so impassioned about one thing that I leave no room for other things. I become passionately engrossed in that ONE thing. But, what a feeling when I take that passion to fulfillment!

Map My Walk map of today’s walk

As for today, I did get a walk in. It was 1.55 miles in the mist and the drizzle…

Brown Rice, spicy beans, salad and avocado…a luscious dinner

Had a good apple for breakfast, a huge salad for lunch.  For dinner, Julianne made a great Rice/Bean bowl with some salad and avocado on top.

First Watermelon of the season

Then we finished it off with the first watermelon of the season. Yummiferous!

Please come join Team Sumoflam at the Great American Fitness Challenge in Lexington, KY on June 13. It will be held at the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park and features a 5K, a 15K, an Open Steeplechase and an Elite Steeplechase. You can register by clicking the link below. Anyone that participates on Team Sumoflam will get a specially designed t-shirt with artwork by singer/songwriter/artist Antsy McClain.

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