Also on these boards
Do what you want even if you don't look like your visualized ideal. Just live now or life and opportunities for joy will pass you by. It is ridiculous to wait to swim the ocean or to forgo skiing because you won't look amazing in a swimsuit or a snowsuit. Go. Be alive!
Much as I hate to admit it, I need to remember this (specifically the second picture - hate the exercise, but feel AWESOME when I'm done).