I know that February is a short month, but I feel like I blinked and I missed it! It’s been a poor month for running;
I haven’t blogged much and I don’t think that I have advanced much on the novel, well not in word count anyway. I was reviewing the novel yesterday. I can see lots of room for improvement, but that’s OK. Stepping away from it for a couple of weeks then coming back does give some objectivity, at least I can see what I need/want to do with it.
So what have I been doing? Spending more time with people who matter to me. Eating a bit of cake (I need to nip that in the bud- it goes straight onto the waistline!)
This morning I went out for a little jog and I had a little think. I was thinking about cee jay (ceejaykayfit) who wants to do a vegan detox, and SRG who is a vegan every day. I was thinking about recent health advice to increase fruit and veg to 10 per day and my low carb sausage and egg breakfast. What could I have for a low carb vegan breakfast? I struggled for a few minutes before hitting the jackpot – the green smoothie! Now it’s spring it will be easier to do, so shopping tomorrow for spinach, kiwi fruit berries etc tomorrow!
Then I got around to thinking about slow running girl and how she gets up early every morning to run. Why can’t I do that? I set my alarm early but I make a cup of tea and sit quietly drinking it instead of running. I confess that I like the P&Q of early morning and I like that cup of tea, but whose to say that I wouldn’t like the satisfaction of having done my run even more?
What stops people from changing? Well, fear is often a big factor. So what fear could possibly stop me from running in the morning? Honestly? Fear of being late for work, of being tired. I kid you not. Punctuality is quite important to me. As is being on top form at work. Is this a reasonable fear? No not really. I mean, if you get up 30 minutes earlier, you can run for 25 minutes and stop then do your morning routine. All I have to do is do it, to prove to myself that it can be done. Then keep doing it until the ‘fear’ goes away.
what would you like to change but you never do?
what could your underlying fear be?