you know it's serious; we're getting closer

Friday morning, I went to spin class. When my alarm sounded at 5:15am, I honestly thought about skipping it. But I had already written my high five for Friday post and mentioned going to spin class. So I knew I had to go. There was no backing out.

The class was hard but also easy at the same time. I find myself thinking that I am still not strong, that I can only do the things I could do when I first started this journey. That way of thinking keeps me from pushing myself. Spin class reminded me of that because I was able to do a lot more than I thought I would be. And when I finished, I saw my calorie burn had not been quite as high as I had hoped for and expected.

The reason why is simple. I am much stronger, much more fit, much more capable than I was when I walked into my first spin class. And I have to start acting like it.

It's not just with spin class. The same can be said for running, for strength training, for everything.

I have to hold myself accountable. And by putting my plans for work outs on the blog, I do just that. So here it is - my plan for the next week starting today.

It's out there. So now I have to stick to it. No matter how tired I am or how much my like jell-o my legs feel. After all, this is just another way to meet my goal of being in one-derland by the time I host Christmas dinner in my new house and sit in front of the Christmas tree to open presents from Santa Clause.

(title from "waka waka (this time for africa)" by shakira)

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