I'd say the first step for me was doing the 10 mins a day! Really making it a priority to do something for at least 10 mins a day! You can eventually work up to 30 mins a day just doing 10 mins in the morning 10 in afternoon and another 10 at night and there's your 30 minutes :)
~~Kim~~ If you think GOD seems far away, GUESS WHO moved?? .*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*. If you BITE it, WRITE it! INSANITY is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results! SHAKE IT UP!
Well, don't really know where to start....don't want to fail, so I guess I feel like I don't try because I am scared of failing, not getting some results quickly enough and I don't like to fail, so I don't try. :(
I did a kickboxing class for roughly 2 years, but with family schedules at the time, daughter younger, needing to get to bed earlier and the classes not happening until 6:30 - 7:15pm, we would get dinner too late and child to bed too late and I would ultimately not get in the recommended 5 -6 classes a week, but rather would get 2 - 3. Husband is doing karate and he gets to classes usually 3 times a week and is gone from roughly 6 - 9 if there is class and then sparring.
So, I don't have a lot of "me" time, unless I want to wait up at 4:00 - 4:15 to get in exercise. With my sleep issues, I am not very well rested whether I get in 5 hours or 8 hours of sleep a night, and I have a terribly hard time waking up that early to work out, shower & get to work on time (7am). I also have hypothyroid issues, which even though they claim the medicine and thyroid levels are "normal", I just feel it affects how "non-energetic" I feel.
But, leaving for work so early in the morning - my commute is about 30 minutes 1 way - I find it difficult to get up, shower, get family up, feed them breakfast, prepare their lunches (everyone is different) and I usually don't get mine packed, nor did I eat breakfast. I leave the house and either I grab junk as I leave, or grab something not so good like a breakfast burrito from McD's.
So, here are all my excuses, now, how have you guys and gals gotten up the motivation to overcome these items. I really WANT to change, and try, as I have a great child and husband and want to be better, live longer, and play more and have fun in life.
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