Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Taking a break

I have felt frazzled and completely stressed out for the last couple of days. I did two workouts (a morning run and an evening swim) on Sunday so I took Monday off, but when I thought about running today I just dreaded the whole idea. So I took today off as well. It worked -- I'm already looking forward to doing it tomorrow.

It's hard to know sometimes whether I really need a break or whether it's just laziness and inertia talking, but today I could tell I really needed the break. I've had an unfocused and frustrated last few days and I needed a breather to collect mysef.

I had to miss Weight Watchers today because of a work commitment, but I'm planning to get to a meeting on Thursday. I will have to wait until then to see whether I will pay for the weekend's indiscretions on the scale.

MAKEOVERS on "The Biggest Loser tonight." Can't wait.

4 comments:

  1. Good for you for taking a break! You risk getting super burned out if you don't :)

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  2. Good job taking a break! Sometimes that is the HARDEST possible thing to do. You should be proud that you listened to your body and gave it what it needed.

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  3. Remember, it's during our rest time that the body actually rebuilds itself stronger. Sounds like you needed a rest. Good job listening to your body!

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  4. You have been working hard! Glad you enjoyed a rest.

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