Ah, another beautiful day in New England! After months of cold weather and a week of rain, I couldn’t be happier to be sitting outside with a tall glass of cold brew coffee, writing to you guys.
Yes, I have to work. Yes, I have a really busy week. Yes, I have time to get outside. We make time for what matters.
I carried my coffee & laptop outside and I’m doing the same work I’d be doing inside while soaking up some morning sun.
There are so many things I want to share with you guys today. Much of it will be captured on Thursday’s podcast (episode 321 which airs April 13th). Please don’t miss that one. I think it’s one of the best yet.
Lately, I have been reminding myself that what’s waiting for me on the other side of discipline & consistency is way better, way richer and way more fulfilling than whatever tempts me right now.
The rewards of progress, pride, growth & achievement are so much more fulfilling than Halo Top ice cream, wine or nachos.
Sometimes I have to remind myself of that 50 times a day and that’s okay. It’s true each time.
It’s probably true for you, too.
I’m not the only one who’s grateful for the sun & warm weather today! It’s a running workout at the gym!
Running = outdoors.
I don’t enjoy anything about running. There’s a lot of backstory there which I’ll save for another day. It involves being forced to run cross country, sprinting into a telephone pole, drinking beer DURING a marathon and much more… None of it is good. 😉
Suffice it to say, I wasn’t super excited when I saw today’s workout:
“Team Boat Race”
500 Meter Row
400 Meter Run
My initial reaction was, “I hate running!!!”
But here’s what I love: pushing myself & time in the sun. Yay, two things I love about today’s workout! Instant perspective shift.
It’ll be over before I know it and I’ll be proud if I give my best, so that’s what I’ll do.
That’s what I do.
Plus: I’m going back to the flotation tank today! A couple weeks ago I shared that I did my first ever 60 minute float in the sensory deprivation floatation tank and today I’m going back for 90 minutes.
I am excited to push my body during this workout and then get 90 minutes of complete rest in the tank!
On the food front:
I made the switch over to Cold Brew coffee this morning (from hot brewed). I don’t drink much cold brew during the winter because I crave the warmth of hot coffee. However, cold brew is my preference because of the bolder flavor and lower acidity.
Did you guys see the amazing salmon I made last night? I’m pumped to have an extra filet today to enjoy in a huge salad. Hurray for leftovers!
When I got home from my float, I was only a little hungry so I had some cauliflower rice with scrambled eggs. Super basic but really delicious!
I hope you guys decided to make it a great day, no matter what’s happening around you!