On Thursday, October 27th I hit the gym after nearly a 4 month hiatus. I started to note a difference in my health-- going up the stairs felt like hell, my clothes were fitting tighter, my stomach was looking flabbier... ICK. And my eating habits? Ay carumba.
I think I needed that break to sort of clear my head, get priorities straight. You know I was (well... still AM) fresh out of college, not really sure where things would go, feeling hopeless and lost. But I worked at a camp where I met someone,
my brother and his girlfriend moved out leaving me the apartment, my parents are helping me spiff up the place, I just landed an internship at an indie production company and I might have a retail or tutoring part-time gig soon. The only thing left now is to get back on track with my health.
I checked out Blink in Noho and I have to say I absolutely adore it. I don't feel as odd as when I was at my college gym (because no one knows me there, so I don't feel judged) and I don't feel like all these old men are checking me out as I'm on the treadmill (which is the case at the gym by my house). Weird enough, it's like I just found the gym of my dreams. If that's even possible!
I also broke in my new sneakers!
(Long story short, I took my old ones to camp where a spider made a nest out of them and then I left them in my boyfriend's mother's car where they were then transferred to the trash can. RIP Nike Shox!)
I really want to get up to run 6 miles comfortably, and this time around I don't want to loose momentum.
I've revisited my fitness and meal plans/schedules, and I'm ready to do this thing. I even hit the gym yesterday despite the snow! And I would have much rather lied in bed today but I said to myself "No! You're getting up and you're going to the gym whether you like it or not." So I did! We all have to start (or re-start) somewhere right?
Now that I'm back, be on the lookout for November's goals!