As you may recall, yesterday I did a few things that were, well, unintelligent. This includes, but is definitely not limited to, the fact that I ran in the sleet and freezing rain.
Nothing bad came of it (that I know of). I was glad I ran, I felt hardcore and I didn’t slip or fall.
But today I will make only good, smart decisions. Until 10 am at least. After that, who knows what may happen.
Here is my list of 5 Smart Things I’ve Done Today:
1. I slept in. No 5:30 am wakeup for me today. I knew the weather was going to be crap, so I didn’t even attempt to get up and work out. No run. No gym. Just blissful sleep until 6:30 am. Of course, because my alarm wasn’t set early, ABS slept in an hour later than he was supposed to. Oops…
2. I stretched. As my training for the 1/2 Marathon in March gets tougher every week, my body is feeling the fatigue. After running and spinning yesterday, I woke up with tight legs. Not sore, not in any pain — they just felt like they needed to be stretched. So that’s what I did. I stretched, I foam rolled and I did the ol’ ab routine.
3. I dressed smartly. Uggs or cute winter boots with the little fur lining at the top were no match for today’s blustery grossness. The only smart solution:
What’s that, you ask? Why yes, I am wearing leg warmers with my boots. They kept my calves warm over my tights during my commute. I sensed that many people wanted to compliment my early ’90s fashion choice, but they resisted. People can be so shy.
Oh, you want a close up of the boots and the leg warmers? Alright:
With my jacket on, it was extra rugged looking. Kind of…