Roller Coaster of Life

Life is a roller coaster.

There are ups and downs, twists and turns, helixes to spin you around, then spit you out, and so on.  Have you ever felt you’re just along for the ride, getting aimlessly and effortlessly tossed around, as though you were a rag doll?

As you’re climbing and climbing up the hill, one chain click at a time.  Click, click, click, click, clack, click, clack, click, click.  All the while, time is slowly going by, going higher and higher, farther and farther, after every inevitable click.  Once you finally get the courage to look at your surroundings, you realize, “wow, what am I doing?”  “Look where I’ve come.”  “Look how high I am.”

This isn’t about whether we are in control, but more so a life examination.  Sometimes, it’s hard for us to look out and take a measurement of where we’re at in life.  Either we’re scared of our past, don’t like where our lives are going, or we’re completely unsure of where we want to be.

But guess what?  You must find the courage to look because life is always moving.  Click, click, click, clack, click.  You’ll never get these moments back again.  Once the train reaches the apex of the hill, you soon realize, there’s no way, but down.  If you’ve questioned your life because you have no idea where you’re going or what you want to do, be patient and most importantly, pursue what you love!

Just remember, it takes a long time to travel up the hill.  Whether it’s through acquiring your education, knowledge, fitness achievements, weight loss goals, and so on, you must relax, put your trust in God, and enjoy the view.  On the way up your roller coaster of life, take these precious moments to reexamine where you’ve come because…










About jthealthyfit I am passionate about health/wellness, nutrition, sports and most importantly, my relationship with God. I have a Bachelor of Science in Health and Sport Studies from Miami University and a Master of Science in Sports Administration from Valparaiso University. I am a corporate wellness coordinator and personal trainer in Columbus, OH. Please email me for personal training rates at I'm excited to be working with you, God Bless! View all posts by jthealthyfit

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