38 Days of Daily Workouts… and counting

This has been a surprisingly good week for me for workouts. After doing Refine Method every day this weekend, I took a well-deserved break on Monday by just doing 20 minutes of pilates before bed. On Tuesday morning, I crushed it again with a killer Flywheel class – getting my highest score ever on the Torqboard! – but then I missed my intense workout yesterday, since I stupidly tried to put it off till evening. Today, though, I hit up {Read More}

Rewards and Punishments

For the last two weeks, Brynn from the Refine Challenge has been asking us to focus on two very important things: punishments and rewards. Without consequences, it’s way too easy to do whatever you want! However (unfortunately?), we are all adults, and punishments and rewards exist for all the choices we make in our life. For me, attending or skipping a workout comes with its own inherent punishments/rewards. Last night, I stayed up way too late working on something, and {Read More}

Turn the Day Around

My day did not start with a bang. Well, I suppose literally it did – Dallas was dark and stormy all night (tornado watch!), and the thunder was so loud that it woke me up probably every hour. Each time, I briefly wondered if the huge rumbling was actually a tornado, since I’ve heard they sound like a freight train coming. Each time I woke up I also thought about the fact that I am staying on the 29th floor {Read More}

Learning to love the treadmill

I did not get a good night’s sleep last night, so when my alarm went off at 6:30am, I reset for 7am. Too tired! But that extra half hour of sleep was filled with bad dreams and me feeling guilty for not working out, so when it went off again at 7am, I got up. I started my morning routine, all the while thinking about how I was wasting time and it was going to be the same situation as {Read More}