06 July 2008

Something a little different

So I've totally lost all motivation. I have none. Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zilch. Zero. You get the idea. When I got up this morning I kind of half thought maybe I would just go for a walk. Just move. I know if I can start moving I can get my mojo back, it's the starting that's the hardest part. But my walk never materialized. I just couldn't do it.

I woke up just bone tired. After showering I was ready for a nap. This happens every once in a while and I find the best way to handle it is to just go with. I laid down on the couch. I dozed in and out for probably 3 hours. I would get up to get water and still feel exhausted. So I just went with it. It was Sunday, nothing was going on, I just was a lazy bum all morning. But, something good did come out of this. Since I was laying on the couch I was watching TV. I stumbled across a show on FitTV about a woman who wanted to lose weight and become a runner. I ended up watching it and it started the mind working. Sometimes hearing someone else's story can really inspire me. Also, FitTV has this commercial about exercise boredom. When I heard that a light bulb went on over my head. I do believe that is what's happening to me. I'm bored. I didn't see any commercials for equestrian clothing though. Wonder why??

So in looking through FitTV's schedule I notice they have some yoga programs and some belly dancing. I spent this afternoon doing belly dancing. Do you know how hard that is??? I've scheduled to record some yoga and some more belly dancing. I've pretty well given up watching TV since there's nothing on. So in the evening, after all the birdies are in bed and the dishes are done, I'm going to do some yoga or some belly dancing. That will be a good way to get some extra exercise in and it will be fun. I'm also going to add strength training back in to the mix. I'll still be running, biking, and swimming but I think this will add some variety and fun back into my workouts.

Also, today, in spite of my lethargy, I have eaten like I do during the week. On the weekends my eating goes to hell. I don't eat often enough, I don't always eat the right stuff, I don't drink enough water, etc. I thought this might be part of my problem so I've eaten well all day and I do feel better. Don't know if it's the good food or the lethargy passing - which it does.

Okay, that's it. All this typing makes me want to take a nap :)


Michelle said...

Oh boy, you're in the thick of it, eh? I'm glad you found something of interest to get you moving. Every little bit helps. And I really believe eating well will/does help.

Vickie said...

Belly dancing IS hard. And I would certainly like to try it again too. They had classes several years ago at the Y, but they were on a Friday night and it didn't exactly spark my interest to work out on a Friday night, so I only went once. Good luck with that!

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