In Need of Motivation

Peace from Panic

Two weeks ago, my husband and I went to the gym. It was momentous because we hadn’t been since early March, before my surgery. See my post about recuperating here. It felt really good to go, even though I’m definitely out of shape. I rode the bike for about 25 minutes, did stretching and abdomen exercises, and that was it. I was tired and energized at the same time.

I told Alex, “I’m so glad we went. We’re back at it, yay for us!”

We haven’t been back since. Uh oh.

I walk every day, so it’s not like I’m not doing any exercise. It just isn’t enough, I know that. Here’s one excuse: our dog is getting older and can’t walk nearly what he did before. So I take him around the block, which is plenty for him. Not for me. I often tell myself I’ll go home…

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One thought on “In Need of Motivation

  1. I’m proud of you. I lost 20lbs about 6 months ago but because I stopped watching myself and went back to bad habits of eating ice cream and binging Netflix at night, I’ve put on 11lbs.
    So today I recommitted myself. I put a dress I want to wear again on a hanger behind my bedroom door so I can see it everyday.
    I will work out 4days a week even if it’s just walking up and down my street.
    I signed up for my fit pal app so I can log my food. We have to be intentional and treat it like it’s another job. You can do it

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