Saturday, May 30, 2009

Challenges

It's always a challenge to host guests and keep my routine. Hosting and my routine do not go hand in hand. It's really difficult to balance the two. Often times I still go to work at least one of the days we have guests and then take another day off into the weekend, but balancing my everyday lifestyle with the lifestyle of those that are here on vacation is almost impossible. Often times my drive goes out the window, but sometimes it gets cranked up. 

We had friends in town about a month ago and I was so motivated to prove to them I'm a fit person, I woke up early before going to wine country for the day and did a 2 mile run! I was able to get out, run, shower and start the coffee before anyone else was awake. I felt killer good. But then when my parents were in town, I found it difficult to wake up early before work to run. I was delusional to think I could go to work, come home and run before dinner, like I usually do. 

I'm a fat girl at heart and I will struggle for the rest of my life to keep this weight off. It's not going to be easy, but I'm determined to not be a fat girl. As I sit here on my couch with my cup of coffee this Saturday morning, I'm thinking - what activity will I do this weekend to kick my butt back in gear. The night my parents left, I got out and ran 2.71 miles. It was hard. Really hard, but I didn't want to stop, so I kept going until I got back home. It took me 27:51. I felt great afterwards. It's that post work out feeling that keeps me going. I don't like to run, but I know it's good for me.