Saturday, September 18, 2010
Gonna Dance the Pounds Away
Before I get going on today's ramble - I have to mention that I've decided on a new code name for "bestie". I decided a fitting name for her would be: Sanity. I think it's a great fit, because I know when I'm about to lose my sanity - she's the one I'm going to call.
Okie dokie - now on to business. After school yesterday, I went and did the cardio circuits. I started the day off feeling good. Even though I had a late night Thursday, I was pretty energetic starting out Friday. By lunch time, that feeling had changed. It felt like I was having to think about lifting my feet to move, my mind was starting to form this thick cloud over my brain, and I was tired. By 2pm, I was actually counting the minutes down until I could get into the gym to work out. It was nice to know that I was excited about working out. Last week, I had to force myself to do it - this week I was so ready to get to it. The circuits were somewhat harder than they were last week - and I really had to work hard to do the three rounds. The circuits consisted of: side high kick, medium kick, low kick; 10 fast high knees, 10 slow high knees; side plank hold; L/R lunges; jog forward 4, jumping jack back 4; and sun salutation. The first time around the circuits, I was already feeling it. The second time, the sweat was pouring. By the third time, I was really focusing on getting everything I could out of the work-out. I left drenched in sweat, but feeling great.
I really thought the work-out would give me the energy I needed to enjoy my Friday night. Obviously not. At around 6, I passed out on the couch - and then woke up around 9:15. I figured waking up that late would mean a late night for me... again I was wrong. By 11, Hubby was waking me up and telling me to go to bed because I was asleep on the couch again. I then slept until 8 this morning!! I guess I needed the sleep.
Today it's all about getting everything done so that I can go out tonight and celebrate Sanity's birthday. I have been looking forward to it all week. Just knowing that I get to go out and spend some time with her with no worries of school and work is so exciting. I won't be working out today - but hopefully there will be some dancing involved tonight...so I plan on making the most of that!! What a great way to work out - right? Shaking and grooving is fun. I may not be the best dancer in the world - but knowing I can get a great work-out in from doing it makes it that much more worth it.
Well, I guess that's it for today. Just a ramble - but a post, at least.
Everyone have a great Saturday. Do something fun. Relax. Enjoy!
Till next time. ;)