Thursday, April 18, 2013

Day of Rest

Let's start this off with by saying that my goal this week was only one thing:
I had a goal to wake up 5 days a week this week and go to morning workouts.

On Wednesday, I was off of work so I didn't go to my 6a.m. class. Instead, I went to a spin class in the evening. I didn't feel bad about it though because I still worked out. But, last night I was up most of the night because of our horrible thunderstorms. I woke up at 4:45 a.m. again and I realized that the park was flooded and the lightening was downright scary. So, I canceled my 6 a.m. barre class. I felt bad about it all day and intended on working out this evening. However, I was too tired that I just wanted to sleep. Naturally, for me, I felt guilty for not working out and sticking to my plan. 

I decided to stop feeling guilty and remind myself that I've worked out the past 5 days consistently and I'm climbing back to the top. I took a nice nap, relaxed and made a healthy home-cooked dinner for my husband and myself. And... I didn't feel bad for my day of rest!

...with that said, I will be getting my butt to spin at 6 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Do you have a specific rest-day?

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