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I am going to exercise today as though I didn't overeat last night

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Last night was dinner out with the girls to celebrate two January birthdays. Thai food. Normally I would order a Thai ice tea but I chose to have water instead. That was a good decision BUT I ate more than I needed to. And when I overeat, I feel sluggish and Today I have been feeling sluggish and dragging through my exercise routine. I was hoping that the forecast of sunny, blue skies might mitigate the slug mode but it is gray and wet as usual. I swam my laps (you are supposed to be wet when you are in the pool). I walked the dog through the woods ( and had one soggy doggy) and this afternoon I will hit the weights at the gym and do 15 minutes on the elliptical ( how can people spend so much time exercising indoors?!). So I just have to act "as if" I had not eaten too much last night and "as if" it is not another soggy, gray day in the Pacific Northwest. Next week I head to Colorado and that keeps me sane. Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy!
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PINETREEGIRL 2/2/2012 1:04AM

    Ah, are you another January birthday?
The day after my birthday I know I was sweating chocolate Trophy cupcake with salted caramel frosting...sounded delicious but then it's the next day and I was on the treadmill with what felt like 10,000 minutes left to go until I could justify getting off. But I did it, and drank water, and the day after I was glad that I was back into the swing.
The important part is pushing through a 'bleh' mindset, and you did. So, Hurray!

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SKINNYPOWELL1 2/1/2012 3:50PM

    It's tough to exercise indoors, but sometimes ya just gotta. Hope your grey skies clear up, try to enjoy your workout "as if" you were outdoors. emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 2/1/2012 3:29PM

    Good plan!!

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