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A little down and out....

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A little down and out, but only because I did catch a cold this week and needed to rest. I was already feeling guilty when I recognized I had fallen into a pattern of 3-4 days off of exercise and was determined not to let that behavior continue, but then exhaustion (pre-full blown cold) set in and I just couldn't exercise.

So, I took a day off work and spent the day writing instead.... I love to write and a friend recently inspired me to start again late last year. I did it for a while, and sort of like my excercise, didn't stay dedicated enough. But, it felt great to write volumes yesterday...I don't know how dedicated I will remain this time either, but I considered it a mental exercise in lieu of the physical exercise I wasn't able to accomplish!

So, my small commitment to myself this week is to exercise my mind with the writing whilst I am unable to be physically active. Not necessarily a fair trade off, but one I feel good about none-the-less.

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    Hey, don't beat yourself up. Those little colds can take a lot out of your body. When you're feeling up to it, I know you'll be pushing yourself again. And the writing sounds wonderful - it's always awesome to work the brain (my brain needs a lot more working out!!!).

    So cheer up - you'll be back on the go in no time :)
    2684 days ago
    I think it is a great trade off. You are probably releasing some feelings that will help you keep yourself focused on your journey. I read somewhere once about always working out on Monday, never take more than three days off in a row and always workout at least 3 days a week, which will help you keep the habit going. It is something I try hard to follow, but kinda hard if you are sick. I hope your feeling better! Have a great day!
    2685 days ago
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