I titled this post as I did becuase I went out for a walk at 2 in the afternoon today. *MY* logic (not that I ever claimed it to good logic) is that if I can't get a workout in before a morning shower, then the hopes of working out is pretty much lost for the day. I had a slow morning today and wasn't feeling ambitious about ANYTHING. After I had rasin bran for lunch I was a bit more awake/alert and the desire to get outside and enjoy the gorgeous day was nearly overwhelming! I got dressed, pulled my hair into a low ponytail, filled my water bottle and walked out the door. IMMEDIATLY I felt better! Seriously, like two steps out I was feeling HAPPY. I walked my 'long' walk route and felt FANTASTIC every step of the way!
I'm not saying it wasn't work.
I'm not saying I didn't sweat.
But I felt so great for getting out there and working hard, even though I was in 'normal' clothes, not 'workout' clothes. (Another piece of 'logic' I need to surpress.) I pushed my overweight self up the rolling sidewalks and pulled myself past doubt and fear. It felt SO GOOD to feel the warm sun, the warm breeze and to know that I was really doing something good for my heart, lungs, arteries, and though it all I was burning up the excess feul that happens to be hanging all over my body. THIS, ladies and gentelmen, is what it is going to take for me to lose this weight. Oh I know, I know---that last sentence might not exactly be a breakthrough thought to you, but something really clicked in my head today.