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Perspective


Monday, February 18, 2013

I am in a lovely hotel in Chicago. We had to change rooms this morning, which was an ordeal...then we went and found a starbucks. I have to work tonight, so by then I was thinking I really don't feel like working out.
Usually when I say that, ( which I should be honest, happens A LOT) I tell myself, just do something. It's ok to do just 20 mins since that's better than nothing! Well, I find myself doing this too much... I end up doing at least 30, but with the proud idea of at least I am doing something when I didn't want to.
Today I had a different perspective. I was at the gym in the hotel I am staying (which is NOT your typical hotel gym.. it's GORGEOUS) and I thought.... since I don't feel like it, and don't want to, I should do a harder machine. Rather than saying I will do something easier, less energetic, and shorter, I decided to think the opposite. I decided to have a more challenging, harder workout... I had a GREAT workout, and now I feel fantastic.

I think I have a lot of excuses with myself. I need to really start being honest with myself about my eating and my exercise.
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SEWINGMAMACDS 2/19/2013 12:29PM

    emoticon at choosing to have a harder workout! I pray your foot is healing well.

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BESTSUSIEYET 2/18/2013 9:20PM

    Interesting turn! I like it! Hope your foot is feeling MUCH better! Have a great tour!

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LOISDESK 2/18/2013 8:22PM

    Great idea! Have a great time in Chicago!

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BECKYSFRIEND 2/18/2013 8:05PM

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ECONLADY 2/18/2013 6:28PM

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SUPERTAM 2/18/2013 5:16PM

    emoticon I love how u cranked up your workout instead of "just doing something!" Your body will Love you for it!! Even though it may get Sore! U totally Rocked that workout!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUEMATROW 2/18/2013 5:08PM

    I have the same mentality way too often! That is a great perspective to have on those days that I don't feel like working out (which happens a lot for me, too!). Thanks for sharing the challenge. emoticon
love sue

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CHANCELUND 2/18/2013 4:40PM

    I have to stay out of Starbucks... I always want the coffee with the stuff in it ... emoticon Nice workout.

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