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Not An Excuse

...Should you exercise when you have a cold?...


or various reasons I get to the gym every day. I say every day because I know if I start making excuses, it won't be everyday. It'll be six then five then four days a week and eventually I'll put weight back on.

In the past three years I have averaged six days a week. It'd be higher if I didn't miss a day here and there. It happens. Holidays. Injuries. Illness. Plus a few days where I'm just plain tired and book off with an excuse. It's these excuse days I want to avoid.

Until this Tuesday I had been to the gym everyday for 32 straight days. I was keeping my long-term average at 5.99 d/w and I wanted to get back to 6 or higher without rounding. I was getting close and then a bug hit. I stayed home on Wednesday and didn't exercise today. Two days in a row missed. My average dropped to 5.98 d/w. Ugh!

I can't get down on myself because the best thing to do was to avoid exercise. Let the body heal and recover. Still I wanted that average back up. I'll take a few weeks where I'm at 6.00 and can relax about missing a day here or there.

Posted 2009/02/05 at 15h48ET in Exercise.


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A homonym.
FAIRY—A fairy tale. A fairy godmother. Fairy—not a long, long way to run.
FERRY—A boat or ship to transport drunken Swedes back home from Copenhagen. It’s the Danish beer.
FairyFerrySamantha the Swimming Fairy by Daisy MeadowsEvening Ferry by Katherine Towler
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