07 June 2006


But I am so pleased with myself I have to brag.

This morning I just did not want to get up. I've been working out every day since last Tuesday. Every morning I've been up with the roosters (literally, we have roosters next door) and I just felt like staying in bed this morning; so I did. I slept in and drank a leisurely coffee and puttered around in my garden and then headed off to work.

Unfortunately, my guard was down and when I stopped to get gas I got coffee and a muffin. Okay, that in itself is not so bad, but..... Past history shows that a breakfast like that generally leads to a fast food lunch and some chocolate and who knows what else, and who knows how long it will last. But today I managed to avoid that problem. I ate the muffin and really enjoyed it, and that was it. I did not have my usual morning snacks, in fact I did not eat again until lunch at 1:00 p.m. Excellent.

When I left the house this morning I took my workout bag because I had a vague plan of going to the Y after work. Well, it got to be 4-4:30 and I'm yawning up a storm. I'm seriously debting about going to the Y or not. Now, it should be noted that I am NOT an evening workout person. I am definetly a morning person. But, at 5:00 I raced to the bathroom and put my running clothes on - good move.

I then drove to the Y trying to figure out what I was going to do; treadmill, run outside, weights, that?????? I got to the Y, jumped out of the car, strapped on my iPod and headed off down the road. Okay, guess I'm running outside. I ran for 30 minutes, went back to the pool and swam 750 m. (250 m: 6:30, 6:38, 6:45)


You have no idea how different this is for me and how freaking proud of myself I am.

Okay, that's enough braggin for now. 'Nuff said.

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