Always Get Back Up

Sunday, October 30, 2011

On Thursday, October 27th I hit the gym after nearly a 4 month hiatus. I started to note a difference in my health-- going up the stairs felt like hell, my clothes were fitting tighter, my stomach was looking flabbier... ICK. And my eating habits? Ay carumba.

I think I needed that break to sort of clear my head, get priorities straight. You know I was (well... still AM) fresh out of college, not really sure where things would go, feeling hopeless and lost. But I worked at a camp where I met someone,

my brother and his girlfriend moved out leaving me the apartment, my parents are helping me spiff up the place, I just landed an internship at an indie production company and I might have a retail or tutoring part-time gig soon. The only thing left now is to get back on track with my health.

I checked out Blink in Noho and I have to say I absolutely adore it. I don't feel as odd as when I was at my college gym (because no one knows me there, so I don't feel judged) and I don't feel like all these old men are checking me out as I'm on the treadmill (which is the case at the gym by my house). Weird enough, it's like I just found the gym of my dreams. If that's even possible! emoticon I also broke in my new sneakers!

(Long story short, I took my old ones to camp where a spider made a nest out of them and then I left them in my boyfriend's mother's car where they were then transferred to the trash can. RIP Nike Shox!)

I really want to get up to run 6 miles comfortably, and this time around I don't want to loose momentum.

I've revisited my fitness and meal plans/schedules, and I'm ready to do this thing. I even hit the gym yesterday despite the snow! And I would have much rather lied in bed today but I said to myself "No! You're getting up and you're going to the gym whether you like it or not." So I did! We all have to start (or re-start) somewhere right?

Now that I'm back, be on the lookout for November's goals!
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  • NINNY165
    Welcome back.....i can relate completely. I felt the same way after graduating from grad school. emoticon on finishing school...that is not for the weak... emoticon on getting back up...
    2667 days ago
    Welcome back and u can do it
    2668 days ago
    You are emoticon You are emoticon
    Never Give UP Ever!
    Life is Good!
    Good health is the Greatest Wealth!
    I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
    Philippians 4:13
    Give Him Thanks and Praise the Good LORD.
    God Bless You.

    2668 days ago
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