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What about Today?

Thanks to Julie over at PBFingers!
So this morning I set my alarm for 6:20 so I could go run, but when it went off, there was NO way I was getting out of bed to run...I could hardly muster the energy to change the alarm time to 7:20 so I could get up in enough time for work.  Then when it did go off at 7:20, I snoozed for 10 minutes and then STILL I couldn't get up...luckily I awoke again at 8.  In just the nick of time to shower, get ready, and even have time to go into my office before going into the Main Office (my Wednesday job) by 8:45!!!

Wow, what a tired morning - and I'm still tired.  On my 3rd or 4th (depending on how you classify the LARGE cups I drink) of coffee.  Maybe I'll be awoken by Mass before we head off this afternoon to be with the hundred plus children and Sisters!

But anyway - this graphic struck me when I was going through my GoogleReader feed.  If only I had had some determination earlier, I wouldn't regreat my bad training now!  Yesterday I made it through but I have NO idea how I am going to get through next week's workout - 4min runs with only 1min walks in between.  I guess that's why we go one week at a time and not 30min runs from the beginning! 

I should be looking at all I have accomplished instead of all I have yet still to accomplish!  That would be a better use of my time most likely!  So, on to tomorrow - definitely need to get a workout in after being with the kiddos before going Uptown with the gals!

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