7/23/11

A Change Will Do You Good..

I briefly mentioned it in previous post, and while I don't often mention too much about what it is that I do between the hours of 9am-5pm, I thought I should revisit the fact that I was recently promoted (Yippee!)

Why? Well other than liking the idea of sharing good news on my blog it also effects my workout schedule pretty significantly. In the past I was able to work out on my lunch breaks, which meant running with co-workers,  teaching classes like Cycle Pump and Tabata Circuit and having lots of time for the rest of my life once the day as over.

Needless to say, lunchtime workouts were a huge bonus in my life.

Now, due to a heavy meeting schedule, I can't fit it in during the day, which leaves me with two options: Get up early or find the motivation (and time) to go after work.

Lately after work is winning because I deeply value the extra sleep but depending on the day (or what cool stuff is happening in the evening) I may make a few pre-work trips to the gym too.

What isn't changing is that fact that I am going to go the gym. No. I will go. And you will make me. Do we have a deal??

It also means a change to my rest day(s). Since I clearly have more time to sweat it out on the weekend now I am no longer planning to rest on Saturdays. Instead I will do biking or spinning (like today) and rest Friday when I am wiped from a long week at work and not wanting to hit the gym at the end of the day.

Change happens. I'm rolling with it.

Speaking of change, I decided to give myself a little makeover:





People are always telling me to lighten up...they meant my hair right??

I thought so too.

You know what's not changing but should? This heat wave! I hate to be the girl that complains about summer but c'mon! There's hot and then there is this. I am not down for this.




Heat? Humidity? Doesn't Mother Nature know I am training for a marathon?? Gimme a break would ya!

And to think there are people who are all "I love this weather...summer rocks!"

Some people's interests are so self-motivated. Sheeesh! *wink*


So tell me, what's the best change you've made recently? Do you hate the extreme heat or are you weird and actually enjoying it?
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6 comments:

  1. LOVE the hair! The color goes really well with you:) Congratulations on getting promoted, and I hope you're able to get into a good workout routine quickly!

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  2. The best change I made recently was cutting my hair off after having it down to my waist for 7 years of my life!

    Drastic, I know ;)

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  3. Congrats on the promotion...and way to make the best of it. You will find a way to make it work. Your hair looks great! And I know what you mean about training and this heat...it really makes things difficult!!

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  4. Your hair looks fantastic! And I agree, mother nature should be much nicer to us during marathon training!

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  5. At my job lunchtime workouts are doable occasionally, but definitely not every day. The two best ways for me to fit workouts in are by doing them in the morning (4:45 AM alarms SUCKKKK but it feels so good to have them done with) or going STRAIGHT after work. If I go home first the chance of me getting my workout in is slim to none.

    Good luck with the new transition! Oh, and your hair looks great!

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