After I posted the carrot cake recipe, it occurred to me that it wasn't a very good juxtaposition with my post from a few days earlier complaining about being fat. However, it's not as though I baked a giant cake to eat all by myself. That's one of the reasons that it's nice to work in an office - I can continue my baking hobby and other people do the majority of the eating.
This week I went to both yoga classes at the office and I'm all set to go to class on Saturday morning as well. That'll be a total of 4 classes in 9 days, counting the class I took at my sister's yoga studio last Friday.
You know what? I already feel more energetic.
I'm not stopping there, though. Before I got sick the time before last (for those of you playing the home game), I did Day One, Week One of the Couch-to-5k program. The random virus I caught put a prompt halt to that, so I'm starting over tomorrow after work.
Finally, I recently bought a Groupon for three weeks (six classes) of fitness training "bootcamp." This is the one that scares me the most, in part because I'm a 30-Day Shred dropout who couldn't even get through the DVD once without having to stop and lie on the floor, hoping not to die. However, I think if I time it so that I have a couple of weeks of aerobics under my belt first, I can make it through without collapsing or otherwise embarrassing myself.
The key for me is going to be adding exercise to my daily routine. The logical way to do that is to cut back on "sitting at the computer" time, of which I have WAY too much.
I've set a couple of goals that I think are achievable: