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Month: August 2016

Yes, I’m Fat. And I don’t care.

Yes, I’m Fat. And I don’t care.

Last week, I was at an Indian ceremony when a acquaintance exclaimed, “OMG, you’ve grown fat!” *blink* And without knowing how to respond, I tittered (yes, that awkward laugh when you don’t know how exactly to respond).  She wouldn’t let it go, and added, “You run and do so many things and yet you are fat.” I was shocked. What … the … what …  After my first reaction of shock wore down, a wave of sadness and resignation washed over. She wasn’t saying…

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Just keep Swimming

Just keep Swimming

Did I happen to mention that the first step is the hardest? Well. I lied. Not exactly, but hard is relative. If the first step was the hardest, the second step is hard too. So is the tenth and the hundredth and the one  after 6 months. If it were easy, we (and thousands of others) would be doing it without questioning things. Don’t give up. Just one little step after the previous one. Just one foot in front of…

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The Hardest part of any Journey is taking that First Step

The Hardest part of any Journey is taking that First Step

Why is that first step the hardest? Because that step is what takes us into the unknown. Because that step takes us farther away from our comfort zone where we have been for days, months and even years. Because that step takes us down a long hard route when our body and mind craves for the short easy one. Because that step into the unknown makes us falter like a baby taking their first unsteady steps. Because that step makes…

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Every Accomplishment starts with the Decision to Try

Every Accomplishment starts with the Decision to Try

    Everyone has dreams and aspirations. Dreams that we wish turned into reality.    There are those that dream day after day and think “if only … “. And then there are those who say with joy filled tearful eyes “This is a dream come true”. They made their dreams come true. By deciding to pursue their dream. By deciding to give themselves a fair shot. By deciding to try.    Me? Many years ago, among other things, I dreamt…

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