A Journey of Love and Resilience
In the absolute classic film "True Romance," amidst the complete chaos and whirlwind of love and danger, there's an underlying story of resilience and the unyielding pursuit of what truly matters to them.
Similarly embarking on a health and fitness journey shares a similar journey, one where your dedication and maybe some passion come together to pave the way for your life-changing transformation.
Like Clarence and Alabama who face some insane challenges, your path toward fitness is going to be marked by obstacles that will test your willpower and commitment. At the outset, the journey might seem daunting, much like Clarence and Alabama's fun filled journey to sell the coke, both journeys will be filled with uncertainties and hurdles.
One of the big thins in the movie is Clarence and Alabama’s love serves as an anchor amid the chaos, an unbreakable bond. Similarly, your dedication to your health can serve as a glimmer of hope during challenging times. Just as they find comfort in each other, find comfort and hope in the progress you make, regardless of how small it may seem at first.
Remember that just as the characters in the film must confront their fears and adversaries, and let’s not forget Gary Oldman’s amazing performance of Drexel, you, too, must confront your doubts and insecurities, and there will be some. Your inner battle might mirror Clarence's fights, requiring you to face your fears head-on and push through those moments of self-doubt.
Amongst it all, "True Romance" captures the essence of determination, a quality that is completely necessary for your fitness journey. No matter what it is, whether it is just trying to lose some body fat, wanting to get healthier or training for some massive challenge. Embrace the spirit of Clarence and Alabama as they persistently fight for their shared dream, being able to fuck off and live happily ever after in paradise, and let it inspire you to keep moving forward for your fitness goals.
While your journey might seem long and arduous, every step forward brings you closer to your version of a 'happily ever after.' As "True Romance" teaches us, love conquers all, and your love and sometimes your need for a healthier lifestyle will help overcome those challenges on your fitness path.
So, as you start on your fitness adventure, channel the passion and determination of Clarence and Alabama. Let their commitment to each other mirror your commitment to yourself. Embrace the challenges, overcome the obstacles, and relish every moment of progress.
If all you take from the movie is the following, having Elvis well maybe not elvis but you telling yourself the following
I like you Clarence, Always have. Always Will
Now just replace Clarence with your name and keep repeating, every time you look in the mirror.
If you have never seen this film, then go watch it, and have a word with yourself about why it has never happened before.