I have to admit something’s been missing lately.
Scratch that a couple somethings.
I love CrossFit and while I’ve already mentioned that I’m missing being in the box on a daily basis and working on my strength and skills, I’ve been really proud of myself lately for creating some great WODs to do either in or outside of the RV. I’ve been keeping myself active and then loving every moment I get at an event to be inside a box and lifting weights.
But there’s other things that aren’t happening…
It’s been nearly 2 weeks since I went out for a run and at least a month since I did yoga.
I’m not okay with this. Yes, I’m still finding other ways to stay active but this is my meditation, this is my outlet and chance to focus back in on myself and what I need, this is my chance to recharge and think and brainstorm. I haven’t had it and I can tell.
I’m not sharing this with you all so you can tell me to put my shoes on and walk out the door.
I’m not telling you this so you tell me to roll out my mat and breathe.
This isn’t for you. It’s for me.
It’s to remind myself that I need those things, I love those things and my body craves those things. I need to stop telling myself “I’ll do it later” and instead, roll out of bed and do it NOW! Move NOW! Run NOW! Stretch NOW! Breathe NOW!
I’ll thank myself for it later. For the fact that I did it before the day got crazy and before I could make any excuses. And for the fact that I’ll feel amazing – physically AND mentally.
So…today I run. It won’t be easy. In fact, I’m sure it’ll be hard but I’m going to push through, I’m going to give it all I have and when all is said and done, I’m going to be so thankful I did it.