Make It Happen

Recently, I was tagged in a picture on Instagram and naturally, was intrigued so I went and clicked on the pic.  Did not recognize the name nor did the person look familiar.

I was even more intrigued now so I continued reading and came upon this paragraph.

Ah, it all made sense now.

During covid, I came up with a segment each week on TV called, Workout Wednesday.  We would visit area gyms and check in on trainers and people working out in these unprecedented times and see how things are going.

The trainer on TV this particular morning was Dani Dyer, better known as Dani D. Fitness.  I had seen her before when I was co-hosting another show and she was completely fantastic so I wanted her to come on.

The segment was fun and we had a nice crowd who showed up in Cool Springs that morning and in doing those, you really never know who is watching but a big part of you is hoping someone sees these fun and positive stories and it inspires them.

This particular day, it was a lady named Wendy who happened to be tuning in.  She was unhappy with her journey and realized that staying on that couch it was only going to get worse.  She decided to change that.  She decided to take action what this next paragraph is all about.

I have often said that the journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step when it comes to anything and Wendy, did just that.  I have these three words written in every journal that I have, and I post it where I can see it.  They are, Make It Happen.

It literally applies to everything that you are doing to improve your life.  I can tell you go to workout and eat better all day long, but until you make it happen, it won’t.  And never will.  No matter how much you want it to.

When I went back to college and graduated at 28, there was a guy in one of my classes who wanted to be a physical therapist.  He was two years older than me and one day, he said he was going to drop out.

“Why are you wanting to drop out?”  I was massively curious.

“Because, by the time it is all done, I will be 35.”

I looked at him and said, “Let me ask.  You plan on being 35 anyway don’t you?”

Make it happen.

Do what Wendy did, and take that first step and my goodness, where you can and will go will amaze you for the rest of your life.



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