Friday, November 2, 2012

Exercise as Reward

I was still stuck at my desk for most of the day, but I managed to do a few normal things which made me feel better.

Yoga in the morning -- whenever I miss a few days of yoga in the morning (particularly on the weekends because I try to get a bit more sleep) and then I get back to it I remember why I love it so much. It feels so incredible - just 10 or so stretches and I'm totally ready to face my day. It's worth waking up 15 minutes earlier just to do it.

I gave myself a writing target and told myself - if I don't hit it, I won't be allowed to go for my boxing lesson which will be the last one for this month.

Let me tell you, I worked frantically to hit that target, rushed like a maniac to get ready for the class, and then took out all my frustrations on the boxing pads.

I came home, drenched in sweat, pumped full of adrenaline, and right after showering I was back at my desk to work for a few more hours before dinner.

Do what you need to do to get it done. It's not always easy, but it is possible.


  1. Great attitude!!!

  2. As a reward... ashamed to say that feeling hasn't crossed my mind in a while. But I like it.

    Glad you're hitting your mark and kicking butt!

  3. Love your dedication!!!!!


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