Anyone catch the childhood literature reference? One of my favorites!
But back to yesterday. If I wasn’t stressing out enough about life in general and my semester picking up, then yesterday definitely didn’t help.
Let me just run you down through some of it. First, I got up, got ready, and headed to my elementary school placement. I stopped for gas on the way, but the pump didn’t stop automatically, gas got everywhere, and I wasn’t a bit of money on the extra gas that spewed everywhere. I was kind of frightened that my car was going to blow up when I got into it. Thanking God, it didn’t.
And then I get to school and go to wash my hands thoroughly to get rid of any remaining gas on them. But as soon as the water came on, a MASSIVE thousand-legger bug started crawling around in the sink. Now, I don’t really mind bugs, but thousand-legged furry things are the only ones that really freak me out.
After that scare, the got through the rest of the morning, sat down at lunch, and realized that I forgot to put my red wine vinegar in my salad before I left the house. Boring salad it was.
The afternoon at school was a little disheveled. I came home from school, chilled out a bit, ate dinner, and then started out the door for a run as a torrential downpour began. I decided not to risk it and just went to elliptical at the gym.
Which brings me to a point of brutal honesty of why I am going to turn into a workout, healthy eating snob. Let me start by saying how much I loved the triathlon last weekend. So much so that I honestly have been looking into half Ironman competitions. But there’s one thing about the race that I just hated.
I look at that picture and feel disgusted. I hope that it knocks motivation into me. I don’t like the way I look, and I frankly have avoided taking my camera places because I don’t like what I see when I plug it into my computer. I have gained 30 pounds since high school, and 20 in the past 2.5 years. My goal right now would be just to lose 10. Booking a trip to Florida for December is another reason to get my motivation boosted.
That wasn’t the only picture of myself, but that’s the one that really hit home. This one made me laugh though:
^ Me with the arm in the air…
At least Glee was there to cheer me up last night. And I felt better after my workout, too. Plus, the thought of going home to see my poochie (and Mama!) tomorrow is keeping me trucking through it!
What do you do when you’re having a bad day?
Also, congrats Holly on winning the Pittsburgh pilates giveaway! An email will be sent to you ASAP!