How I Drag Myself to the Gym

10 Years a Single Mom


I have always worked out.  The past ten years have been a challenge for me.  I would work out on and off, here and there.  Then came a 2 year period that I did not work out at all.  I ended that couch potato period of time a year ago when I started to really feel the effects of my age and my physically demanding job.  I would literally be in physical pain at the end of each shift.  I literally had a hard time walking.  I gained weight which is pretty easy to do when you are 49 and your metabolism has slowed to a crawl…..a very slow crawl  I felt awful…all the time.

I had every excuse in the book.  At the time, they didn’t feel like excuses…they felt more like reasons.  I was stressed out.  I was working two jobs.  I was too tired.  I didn’t have…

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4 thoughts on “How I Drag Myself to the Gym

  1. Trish says there is no excuse for us women to not exercise. We need to take care of ourselves or there will be no one to take care of us.
    We deserve to do this much for us.


  2. Hi Susie, I like to do a few quick yoga stretches every day. I have pretty good flexibility because of it…now with summer and so many things to keep up with outside I have been lax…thanks for the good reminder today to keep on stretching. Have a happy day. K


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