It's getting easier, at last. The "I don't know how this is going to work" has settled into "we're finding our way through this." The changes required more time than expected, so workouts have fallen to the wayside. I went a full month without lacing up running shoes or unrolling my yoga mat. Yes, yes--exercise is the #1 antidepressant--but sleep deprivation doesn't make depression any more pleasant to deal with either. Still. I keep waking up half an hour before the alarm goes off, so I decided to use that time to do something besides lay quietly and try to rest my body while my mind runs circles around my to-do list.
|Yep. That early. (found the pic here with 10 tips to shut up and run)|
|My running buddy, mid-wag|
|Found the poster here with 7 reasons to exercise early|
And it's nice to start the day by making some creature ridiculously happy.