Early in the Morning

Next week, I have a schedule change that will have me up earlier in the morning. When I was in my early 20’s, I jogged a few miles before class about 4 times a week. During one of my jogs, I fell hard and suffered a bad sprain that took a long time to heal. I never worked out the same again and I quickly gained back all the weight I had initially lost plus more.

With this schedule change, I would like to get up early again to exercise. I have worked out before and after work, off and on, for years since the sprain but I have not been intentional about picking a time, unless it was to attend a class or meet with a personal trainer.

I believe making this change will provide more of the discipline I need to meet my goals. Taking dance class this past month has empowered me. Setting a concrete time to workout, especially in the mornings is a habit I’ve read about for many years and I am inspired to make it my habit.

8 Comments

  1. Sam says:

    That is one thing I have a hard time doing, making something a habit. I hope it works for you!

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    1. Kristina says:

      Thank you, Sam. I will take it one day at a time.

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  2. Harriette says:

    Yes, I agree. I started last week getting up a little earlier. Great post!

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    1. Kristina says:

      Thank you, Harriette. Hope it’s working out for you!

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  3. Jeff Hamlett says:

    Darling,
    When I get better from being sick, I’ll start doing my workouts with you in the morning.
    Love,
    Hubby

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    1. Kristina says:

      Looking forward to it! Love you, too!

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  4. Gina Cotis says:

    One morning at a time. 5 4 3 2 1 yes you can!

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    1. Kristina says:

      Thanks for the encouragement! You are right. I can only take it one morning at a time.

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