Earlier I asked myself, “does sitting in my car in the parking lot count as going to the gym?”. But, I made it in, I forgot my iPod, they were playing ho-hum music, but I got some weight training in followed by about 30 minutes of cardio. According to my heart rate monitor, I torched a lovely 1000+ calories when all was said and done. And this was in about an hour. Plus, I had a pleasant conversation with the gal on the treadmill next to me as we were both on our cool downs.
When I got to the gym, it was about 8:45. I didn’t want to go in. I wanted to go home and go back to bed. So, I let myself sit there for 10 minutes with my eyes closed, telling myself my appointment is at 9:00. About 5 minutes till, I cut the engine and headed inside.
The workout was okay even though I didn’t go through it with my usual vigor. I just didn’t have any energy this morning. I don’t know if that’s going to be the way it is because of my shift, or if I could do something about it. I know I would probably be better a little later in the morning, but I also know that if I don’t get it done before my day starts, then I won’t go. I’m sort of hoping that as I continue to workout, I will be more energetic.
It’s one of those awful catch-22s in life, you know. You’re tired, but you want to work out. You know that if you work out you’ll have more energy, but you don’t have any energy to work out! Bah! It can really get you stuck in a rut.
Well, I have another meeting with the boss at 2:00 before I head into work! Have a great week and keep moving forward.