Monday, May 11, 2009

I Didn't Think I Could

Today, I did the impossible. Sometimes, I wake up in the morning and I just don't want to do anything. Well, no, that's not the right way to explain it. I want to do what I have to do, but my body is pushing me and telling me that I just can't today. My eyes are closing, I'm sluggish, the works. So you know how I promised myself a crazy workout? Well, unfortunately, today was one of those days. I told myself I would go to work out at 3, because I thought I'd be out of my slump. I wasn't. And I ended up going at 3:20. And I went to do level 2 of the 30 day shred. I did not want to do. I was so confused and so upset. Usually, I can find something to get myself excited about working out. But all I wanted to do was sleep. And I wasn't outwardly whining, but I could feel myself about to whine. But what I did, which was amazing to me, was that I didn't quit. I got through that entire workout. Yes, I did quite a few of those five second breaks. And I did some of the strength exercises without weights. But I worked through my sluggishness. And I did not think that was possible. Now, I'm going to eat, I'm going to relax a little, I'm going to shower, and then I am getting on that treadmill.
It was so weird, though. Like, no matter what I told myself about a weigh-in tomorrow and no matter how much I tried to get myself in the spirit, I was just so tired. Maybe it's cause I slept too much. That can have a bad effect on you too. When I woke up, it was nearly one o'clock. That's not good. But I was really tired. That can't happen again. Anyway, I'll update more later when the day is more close to over. I just really wanted to share my accomplishment.

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Random. But my stumble brought me to this. It really puts in perspective how you're living your life. It's also a game. So it's fun. So here you go...It's called The Longevity Game.
http://www.nmfn.com/tn/learnctr--lifeevents--longevity_game

5 comments:

Rebecca said...

Good job on sticking to your guns with that workout. Now any time you are feeling sluggish you will know you can get through it because you were able to today.

Stormy Vawn Bradley said...

Congrats on doing the shred. Those DVDs rock. Keep up the good work. Im about 2 go 4 a run.... i wanna be like you.

Monica said...

Isnt it awesome when you push yourself? Even if I take a million breaks, I make sure I never quit because then I'll always quit...so you rock on with your bad self, dammit!

starfish264 said...

Good stuff on getting up and doing it anyway. It does suck when you feel like that and even if you don't physically feel better afterwards, at least you know you will mentally.

Jenn said...

Great job pushing through! Could it be your time of the month? I find that when "Aunt Flo" is about to show up, I am so incredibly tired.
Anyway, you had a great triumph today! If you can push through that sluggishness, image what you'll do when you're not fighting the sleepies!