Before I start writing this, I don’t want you to think I’m talking bad about myself, because I’m not. I’m just stating a fact. I am indeed overweight, and I do not have any money right now. Therefore I am Fat, and I am Broke. Now, that is precisely why you should not listen to me when I try to give you advice on how to become healthy and/or financially free.
Needless to say I have come to a self realization over the past few days that I am not healthy physically, financially, or even spiritually, and it all seems to be for the same reason. I don’t tend to stick to the plans I make. I had a work out plan for quite some time, and I did stick to it for a couple months… but then it just stopped. I’ve been writing out budgets for the past 6 months, but I haven’t stuck with one yet. I’ve made plans to sit down and have my quiet time, but sometimes it just never gets there. I’m pretty sure I have a discipline problem… I have trouble disciplining myself. I know how to do this stuff, what to do, and when to do it, I just don’t do it.
It’s time for that to change though. It’s time for me to stop being the Fat, Broke Pretender, and become the Healthy, Financially Secure Man of God I’m supposed to be. So I’m going to try to use my blog to keep myself disciplined, with workouts, eating healthy (or at least as healthy as I can with my budget), saving money, getting out of debt, and growing closer to God. This won’t work if I don’t have people getting on to me and pushing me to do better though, and that’s what I want from everyone who reads this. Of course I do have my lovely fiance helping, but I’ll take as much pushing as I can get right now! If it’s been a while since I posted an update, somebody check on me, get on to me, yell at me, whatever it takes. This is gonna take a lot for me, and I’m going to need the encouragement, and the accountability.
So for my first update, I will say that I had cheerios for breakfast, and pasta with spaghetti sauce and cheese for lunch (with a few small snacks this morning). I have not finalized a budget for next month, but I did get some cash in the mail today that will hopefully keep my gas tank full for the rest of the month. I have not spent time in the word yet today, but I am going to tonight… and you guys hold me to that. Oh, and I think I’m going to go by my mom’s house this afternoon and get my old “Walmart Special” bike and see what I need to do to get it fixed up enough to ride semi-comfortably until I can afford a new one. Hopefully this won’t be my only update for today… but it may be, so if I don’t post again tonight, be ready for another tomorrow!