Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

    PHANTOMPOE   38,616
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints

Before I start thinking I'm really sick...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

I believe in resting when you need it, but I do *not* believe in excuses.

My husband is sick, and I have felt the start of a scratchy throat all morning. For an hour I sat on the couch, just 'resting' because I know I'm about to get sick. All the while thinking, 'guess I shouldn't work out today. I'm getting sick.'

Then the absurdity of it hit me. It was my last chance to at least get a little bit of HEALTHY activity in before I actually was overcome by some nasty little bug that had me truly couch-bound for 48 hours.

Just did my workout:

16 minutes and 4 seconds later, almost all my energy is back. The scratch in my throat has receded to a tickle.

I'm not saying 'push through it' if you're sick, I'm just admitting that sometimes the blahs are just an excuse. And you will only be as healthy as you help yourself to be. Eat well and treat yourself right, even when you're feeling a tad sorry for yourself -- it pays off.

Have a happy, germ-free weekend!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JULESJET 1/26/2013 7:41PM

    Good for you!

Report Inappropriate Comment
CANDICE293 1/26/2013 5:08PM

    emoticon on pushing through that blah period and exercising.


Report Inappropriate Comment
ALLIEALLIE2 1/26/2013 3:37PM


Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

Log in to post a comment.

Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.

Other Entries by PHANTOMPOE