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Make yourself go, regardless of circumstance


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

So today, on my training agenda was swimming. Great intentions when I awoke and planned out my day - I will go swim after work.

However, when 5 o'clock rolled around the little devil voice started talking to me:

It's too cold outside. I don't want to change clothes and drive to pool. You don't even like the SC (area fitness center with pool). You can start your swimming training later. Do it tomorrow night like the original plan. You can't swim this close to eating and on, and on, and on.

BUT - I put that suit on and headed to the SC to swim. And yes, I truly despise going to this facility but it is the ONLY one in town with a pool - now you know why. AND tonight, was basketball leagues as well. Thought I would never find a parking spot.

Happy to report I did my 1,000 meters faster than expected and headed home. Very glad I went and did my workout.

Now, I am going to log my swim meters to add to our Multisport team challenge of swimming.
Woo hoo for me.
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KANDOLAKER 1/17/2013 10:47AM

    Yea - way to make it happen! Doesn't it feel great to be finished, when you never wanted to start in the first place! Way to go!!

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SUZANNE65203 1/16/2013 11:31PM

    Inspiring! emoticon

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GOING-STRONG 1/16/2013 10:30PM

    Woo Hoo Indeedy! I have a hard time getting motivated to swim because of all the prep it takes and time afterwards to change, drive home, etc. I have heard myself say those same excuses everytime!

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GYMRAT_AT44 1/16/2013 10:00PM

    Thanks all! The swim was great and logging it into my tracker was even better...

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LJCANNON 1/16/2013 4:32PM

    emoticon The Only Workout You Regret is the One That You SKIPPED!!!

Accept No Excuses, not even from YourSelf!!

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FAT2GAINHEALTH 1/16/2013 12:09PM

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LINDAKAY228 1/16/2013 11:57AM

    Awesome! It's so easy sometimes to try to talk ourselves out but we feel so much better when we just do it!

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BUTTERFLY-1976 1/16/2013 11:52AM

    WooHoo!!! Good for you.

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TURTLETALK 1/16/2013 10:16AM

    Good for you! emoticon

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AMBERNICHOLE3 1/16/2013 9:28AM

    Thats awesome! Sometimes shutting those little voices up are an accomplishment in itself

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