I’ve gotten through a week of keeping my promise to myself that I would wake up earlier and spend 30 minutes working out. Hooray!
A different feeling
And I’ve noticed since injecting this into my schedule, I feel my personal energy (some refer to it as aura) has improved. I don’t feel as lethargic and even if I did a little, after working out my 30 minutes, I feel more aware and relaxed at the same time.
On the other hand, I’m starting to feel some challenges as well. Mostly during the past 2-3 days, I’ve had thoughts of “should I sleep a little more” or worst, “should I skip today and replace it later”.
While some may feel it’s okay to skip and replace, I’m trying to not start because I’m worried it’ll lead to…what’s that word again…delay, no…damnit, what was it…ah yes! Procrastinate! It would lead to procrastination and I’ll end up not doing it later.
Well, I hope to turn a week into a month, soon into a normal routine for me or even increase my workout intensity from walking to jogging to running and doing more or faster ab workouts.
Y’know you’ve to lose weight the moment you see a bulge. But most of the time, what happens is we think about it and not do it. Well, now that Ariel’s started work, I get up earlier in the mornings to drop her off and this has given me extra time to spend. Otherwise, I’d normally just wake up and start work in front of my computer.
So taking this opportunity, I’ve started a routine of walking around my park rather than on the treadmill. After all, why walk on that when I can actually walk outside – which I rarely do.
And here’s what the outside looks like in the mornings
It’s really amazing what you’d notice when you slow down once in awhile.
I’m in definite need of some conditioning again after not following a training schedule for so long. Even my legs feel wobbly after walking for just 2 days.
More importantly, I hope this regular routine with healthy eating would bring down the kilograms. Target; lose the freaking bulge!
P.S.: All photos taken with iPhone 3GS and Instagram. 🙂
I think of resolutions like business goals this year. For example, short term goals are more realistic and easily achievable. The long term goals are the idealistic ones we want to achieve. In other words, the dream.
The 2010 resolutions I’ve made so far are:
Start a project 365 on my photography blog.
Continue my awareness among Malaysia bloggers.
Meet up with Philip and I-Lin more often.
These are what I’d call short term goals. I’ve not really set any long term ones yet but it’ll definitely involve the love of my life; Ariel.
Maybe it’s healthier making resolutions as we usher in the new year. Then we’d know what we want and what type of resolution would it be. But if I had to make a resolution for long term right now, it would be: