If I post it, I will do it!!! I hope.... Since my first pregnancy back in 2002 I have made a conscious effort to live a healthy, clean life. Not only for my children, but for myself. I do fall off the wagon and give into guilty pleasures from time to time but try my hardest to be a role model for my children. Studying nutrition has been a wonderful/on going journey but I knew there was one more piece of the puzzle missing..FITNESS! I have been through many extremes with fitness over the years...from running a half and full marathon to doing nothing for a period of time. Being pregnant and stuck in the house with four babies didn't help the cause. However, as I approach my 35th birthday I working toward a new goal that I am hoping will last a lifetime.
I am highly considering (with lots of self-doubt) becoming a fitness instructor, starting out with indoor spinning. My husband and I joined a gym about a year and a half ago and it has proven to be a great decision. I have realized that I needed regular fitness in my life, not only for my physical well-being but for my mental well-being.
Mondays are my long days. No school for the kids, lots of activities and my hubby plays baseball after work. My patience is tested, to say the least. I started running while my kids are at their tennis lesson and I have realized it changed my entire mind set. I went from thinking...I am not sure I can get through bed time to I am ready to tackle bedtime with a smile on my face. It completely changed my entire demeanor. I am officially addicted to exercise endorphins. I do face the guilt of being away from the kids while I exercise but I have come to realize that it makes me a better mom! Certainly more patient!
Sooo with that being said, I am thinking about taking my love for exercising to a new level. I am so blessed to have an exercise mentor, who is also my dear friend Maria. She does an amazing job at motivating an entire room of people to be their best. Not sure I have that in me but I have a great role model to show me the way.... THANK YOU MARIA for taking me under your wing! XO
So now that I posted my new adventure, I HAVE TO DO IT! :) Wish me luck!!