As I lay down in bed last night, I knew I didn’t want to exercise first thing in the morning. I’m bored of my workout routine, and also, I didn’t have a blog post queued up for today. I had already laid out my workout clothes, and I went to sleep knowing I’d put them … Continue reading I skipped my morning workout
What matters now is the sun. It is out, is is warm, it is shining on the days and I want to walk in it. As I age, running hurts. It hurts my joints, it hurts my shins, it hurts my lungs and my throat. Likewise, exercise DVDs – the Jillian Michaels workouts that got … Continue reading What matters now
I was planning to run my first bike/run combo today, which is called a “brick” in triathlon lingo, because your legs feel like bricks when you try to run after riding a bike. But when I checked the forecast yesterday, it called for thunderstorms all day today, with an extra special treat of severe weather … Continue reading ¿Come se dice “kickass” en español?
This morning, instead of running through neighborhoods, where I’d smell the familiar Sunday morning scents of warm coffee, salty bacon, and sweet pancakes, I decided to run into the hills, away from people, and into the corn. Big mistake. Until I was in it, I didn’t think about the corn. The stalks, with their green … Continue reading Bad idea
I can’t believe I’m admitting this, but we bribed our son to exercise. My husband came home from work the other day to find the kids still in their pajamas, racing up and down the stairs whooping and shrieking, wild as hyenas because they hadn’t been outdoors all day, and he was concerned. Our daughter … Continue reading We bribed our son to exercise
Last night, after drinking rum drinks all afternoon, I announced to my husband, “I’m going for a run in the morning.” I rubbed my bloated belly. I packed everything I need for running – shoes, shorts, sports bras, iPod, running watch – and after a week of vacation eating (and drinking), and after a gluttonous … Continue reading My reward for exercising on vacation