Saturday, June 08, 2013
This morning I just did not want to do any exercise. I've been feeling discouraged because of some troubling challenges I'm facing which don't have any easy solutions. This has had quite a negative impact on my outlook and motivation. So I'm thankful for little, silly goals. I set this goal to complete a streak of 150 days of daily exercise (at least 10 minutes a day) and to do 1500 push ups by the time I reach the 150 day streak, 150 and 1500. Today is the 128th day, without exception, of daily exercise and in spite of feeling HIGHLY UN-motivated, I was not about to mess up a streak like that no matter how down in the dumps I felt. I did mess up my first attempt at a 100 day streak of daily exercise and I'm not going mess it up again. Period. So I did the exercise, 20 minutes worth to start the day today and quite frankly it didn't hurt me to do it. In fact, I feel better now. At least this part of my life, my self-care and fitness, is going well. That provides a foundation, at least one good leg to stand on for dealing with the rest of life's challenges.