Surely I’m not the only one who lets the exercise and good eating habits fall by the wayside during the colder months?
It’s too cold to don shorts and go to the gym, right? It’s too dark to go for a run after work, right? Or so I kept telling myself. The bathroom is too cold for body brushing before a shower. Apples taste better with peaches in a pie with a dollop of cream on top. Excuses.
The result is a scary sight in the mirror which has been hiding under layers of clothes for months and some seriously drastic changes required to the routine. I have always loved exercise, but my struggles with cold weather are well documented on this blog and I cannot motivate myself to do anything with full gusto when it’s freezing and miserable outside, let alone exercise. As the days get longer and I’m a bit happier I intend to lug my gym bag around. Sugar is also an enemy that’s banned from the house. No trips to Luxbite. No French Toast from Las Chikas to kick start the weekend. Snack drawer at my desk now contains fresh fruit and almonds. No mini cupcakes in sight. Hello blueberry smoothie for breakfast as opposed to a large cup of coffee. The Nepresso machine at home is just too tempting. Now I’ll make the blender catch my eye instead.
My new, amazing, Seafolly bikini deserves the best of me.
I figure if I publish this post, I have to stick to the rules. Wish me luck.