Hopefully, you’re more on top of it than me. I really like to post workouts on Mondays but I got a little behind this weekend. My husband, Tyson and I took a little day trip to Cedar Key on Sunday. It’s an eclectic little island about an hour away from Gainesville. It’s a great spot to be by the water, listen to live music, eat some oysters and have a beer. Tyson looking out over the water and contemplating life:
We’re two weeks into 2017. How are your resolutions going? Are you going strong? Are you downward spiraling into a world of donuts and negativity?
The end of the year is a great time to reflect and set new goals but you do not become a different person at midnight on December 31st. You still like ice cream and wine and pizza and hate running at 12:01am on January 1st. This is not a reason to give up and decide that you’re incapable of change. You are absolutely capable! Change is a process. It takes time, dedication to new habits and a little discomfort. As you continue with your resolutions keep this quote in mind:
How’s it going so far? No matter what’s happened in the last 3 days, you know you are having a better year than Mariah Carey and Ronda Rousey. Yikes!
Did you make resolutions this year?
I listened to a few interesting podcasts about different variations of resolutions. There’s traditional resolutions like eat more vegetables, work out 3 times a week, meditate daily etc. Then, there are resolutions that are more about choosing a word or phrase that will be the theme for your year. This type of resolution is really about changing your mindset, which will influence how you approach everything you do this year. I think both types of resolutions are valuable.
It’s Christmas week! Only 6 days until Christmas! What are you most excited about? Presents? Family? Food?
Presents are pretty cool and all but I am mostly excited to see my family and eat. When I was younger, maybe elementary school, my Dad came up with the brilliant idea of having lobsters on Christmas Eve. It’s been a tradition ever since.
Do you think Sunday or Monday is the first day of the week? I always think of Monday as the first day of the week but if we decided to view Sunday as the first day of the week do you think we would like Mondays more? Think about it. The beginning of the week is a fun day off that usually starts with brunch. Boom. Monday doesn’t seem so bad. Just a thought.
It’s officially winter which means the weather is finally cooler in Gainesville. Florida “winter” is high 70s high 40s (no snow shoveling for us!) so I’m loving working out in the garage. This lower body circuit requires dumbbells, a jump rope and a bench, chair or cooler to rest your foot on for Bulgarian split squats.