If changing into PJs after work was an Olympic event, then I would be a gold medalist.
Getting comfy is the first thing I do when I get home and I’m sure I’m not alone. But, there is a problem with this routine. Once I’m comfy I don’t want do do anything or go anywhere that involves me getting changed again.
Here’s my fear.
In high school I was either running cross country or running track. Then, the first year of college I tore my ACL and stopped exercising like I used to. I stopped exercising, but continued eating, eating, eating, and drinking. Screw the Freshmen 15. After 4 years, I had gained around 50 lbs. About 6 months after I graduated, I started with a personal trainer 2 days a week and learned to start eating better. I continued doing personal training for 2 years, have lost at least 40 lbs., and am getting toned (finally!). 2012 is the year for me to workout on my own. I’m comfortable doing the exercises and confident that I’ll keep it up, but I just started graduate school. Since I’m working full-time, going to school full-time, and doing homework the rest of the time (so it seems), I am afraid that I am going to slack off because sometimes I’m just too damn tired.
My cardio goal for this year was to do at least 8 miles a week, but it’s not really working out like I’ve planned. I do, however, still try to workout with weights 2 mornings a week. Hopefully, I can rectify cardio in the summer when I have more time. But for now, before I get into my pjs and start on my never ending grad school work, I will have force myself to do: