Every year I seem to go through an exercise cycle. In the winter months, I find it hardest to do any sort of workout, so it is more like a season of rest. And as soon as it begins warming up, I start exercising again. Last year, I made a goal to learn to run a mile, and I enjoyed it tremendously. I know it sounds like a silly, small goal, but truly it was the start of something I really enjoy today.
I made that goal the first time I ran because I went so slow. It just made me more excited to see what I was able to do. I actually worked my way up to 7 miles. It was quite a journey. I battled all sorts of things I had no idea I would. Continue reading