Thursday, December 30, 2010
I feel like a broken record, but I usually don't post when things are going well. After the half marathon in October, I stopped working out as religiously. My nutrition barely held together until mid-December, and then it went downhill. I find myself up 20 lbs from my wedding day.
My work schedule is my constant excuse, and truly it is demanding, unpredictable, and all-encompassing. I try to take moments to remember that there is life outside of work, and remember how fiercely I must defend this. Workouts and food prep really need to be priorities, even if I don't always treat them that way.
When I thought about how to fit in exercise, mornings are the only obvious time. I HATE getting up early, or at all actually. So yesterday I signed up for a 6 AM small group personal training class. I will be at the gym every MWF at 6 AM. The class is 12 weeks long, and I start tomorrow. Let's see if that's enough to start a habit.
I want to run a half or full marathon in June (Haven't decided which yet). When I ran my half in October, I was so worried that I wouldn't finish in the time limit, and it was close. I don't want that to happen in June. Carrying less weight is the easiest way I think of to ensure that. And I want to fit in my old clothes!