I’ll go first!
Talking about being in good health is kind of my thing. I live for it and can’t picture my life going in any other direction.
HOWEVER, the most challenging part about being a coach is seeing people give up. I can always see the frustration a few days before they send me an email to tell me that they aren’t in the right frame of mind and need some time off. I get it, but it always hits me kind of hard!
When they send the email, I don’t attempt to reach out because I know it took a lot of mental energy for them to get up the nerve to end their fitness journey. Then my heart falls to my stomach when I reach the end of the letter that reads;
“I will continue to watch my eating and will try my hardest to work out 3 to 4 days a week”.
I know they won’t do either of the above. Of course, I wish for them too, but there is a very slim chance of that happening!
The majority of the clients I see are in desperate need of a life change, and without proper guidance, that will not happen. This is why on a daily basis, I preach about not giving up. Losing weight and getting into good health is complicated; emotions will fly everywhere, and just when you feel like giving up, your body begins to change. We all need more patience because change will not happen overnight.
A high percentage of the time, my ex-clients put back on massive amounts of weight, and unfortunately, they have aged. Which means the weight will be harder to get off.
Mother nature can be cruel like that!
Welp, that’s the one thing I hate about my job; watching my clients that are still in need walk away.
You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored!