So far, So good! Everyday this week I have walked my 5 minutes around the coffee table. It's so ridiculous that I can't help but dance as I walk. Then the dog starts to bark at me. I tried to get him to dance with me but apparently it is his opinion that I am 'officially' off my rocker and probably a danger to myself and others. I think this puts me just a step or two above the vacuum cleaner, which in his mind is the devil and must be stopped at all costs. I wonder if I get extra points for making my goal in spite of the added dog hazard? hhmmmm
I'm looking forward to the day when this plan has built up into a good workout. You know, the type where you actually break a sweat and are just a teensy bit sore the next day? That's gonna feel good! I can appreciate the slow start and steady build up of intensity though. It makes the task ahead so much less daunting and I hope it will make the more intense workouts to come seem less daunting as well.
Next week, or the week after, this dog & pony show goes on the road. I don't quite have the funds together for the gym yet and I'd most likely feel silly staying only 10 minutes anyway so the weeks that I'm just walking-building up to running-I'll be headed up to MacArthur Mall in the mornings. I'm pretty sure they won't let me run there though so I'll have to have the gym money by week 5 or 6, if at all possible.
Next challenge: The Weekend Hurdle.
Stay tuned. I am determined to hit both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. It might not be first thing in the morning because Ryan is so warm and cuddly but I will get my walk in. *steely eyed glare*