It’s been 70 days since I began eating clean and exercising. I”ve been mostly surrounded by positive and supportive people, both online and offline. It’s been great for the most part. I’m not exactly where I want to be mentally or physically, and there’s a long road ahead of me so I avoid people who are negative. It’s too hard to deal with doom and gloom, or constant complaining. I’ve come to like talking to people who are excited, who see silver linings, who are positive. I’ve learned that becoming healthy is just as much of a mental task, as it is a physical one. So, when I encounter “negative nellys”, I’m going to be a duck, and let their gloom roll off my back like rain. Sometimes I’ll forget, but with practice, one day I’ll stop forgetting.