I will be honest; my issue is not wanting to exercise or take the time to work out. I have a very busy schedule and find it hard to fit in. Although I know and talk about the importance of exercise and healthy aging, internally I find it hard to schedule. I tell myself that’s because of work. However, enough is enough. I need to make this a priority.
So before the holidays, I decided to make a commitment, set a reasonable goal and act on it. For me, creating the challenge and then living up to it is always satisfying and I feel energized by the effort. This led to rearranging my work schedule, book with a trainer and just do it! No more excuses.So my journey has begun. I am meeting weekly with Chris, a young, bright,
So my journey has begun. I am meeting weekly with Chris (pictured above), a young, bright, well-educated trainer in charge of TOTUM, the fitness facility in the Medisys location where I work on Thursdays. I, therefore, changed from business attire to workout clothes and walked into a beautiful new facility for my assessment. Intimidating? YES. Important? YES. Part of my routine, well, I am trying to keep that focus and have booked a month of appointments, even pre-paying for them so I am less likely to cancel.
How am I doing? So far, less intimidated and starting to feel more positive. Not yet stronger or healthier, but it is early. I will let you know how it goes.
So, whether your goal is healthy eating, exercise or getting more sleep, don’t make a New Year’s resolution. Instead, dig deep within yourself for the answers and take responsibility. Be honest with yourself and you may just find the best resolution of all.
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