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The sky must be falling!

Something is wrong. I mean really, really wrong. Why, you might ask? Because, after spending the majority of my life rebelling against the notion of exercising, I am starting to come around to the idea… and, even more surprisingly, actually getting excited about it!

No, seriously.

I mean, I voluntarily joined a walking group.

I am shopping around for an elliptical machine that I can use when I can’t get out to walk.

I just ordered a Fitbit so I could track my progress and be motivated to improve.

Worst of all, the notion of me, some day, actually running didn’t make me curl up my lip in disgust.

I think I must be dreaming.

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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  • The Shiny Butter Blog July 22, 2012

    What a good feeling!  Congratulations on the breakthrough- this is super exciting to hear and I hope it just takes off from here for you.  It’s like a gift to be excited about exercising, isn’t it?!!

    • DawnStorey July 23, 2012

      It really is! I’m not sure why, but I’ll take it!

  • Jill of All Trades July 23, 2012

    It is kind of scary isn’t it.  I started doing Jazzercise on a fluke some 20 years ago and even though I don’t Jazz anymore I still exercise.  It became such a part of my life that I have to do it now.  Have fun.

  • Tweetsmom July 23, 2012

    The hard part is sticking with it!  Good luck!

  • GirlWhoCriedSkinny July 23, 2012

    I’m so proud of you!  Yay!  It really is amazing to see yourself taking action, isn’t it?  Yay, yay you!  Wahoo!

  • schulmanlinda
    July 23, 2012

    Good for you! Before you know it, you won’t be able to live without exercising! :0)


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