To do, or not to do?

Today I woke up late. Maybe because it’s summer, I don’t know but I can tell you that I hate it. I only hate it because I feel like it sets my whole day up weird and I just “waste” the morning.

But once I woke up, I headed to the gym because I sure as hell wasn’t going to run outside today in this 90 degree Boston heat. 😉 My entire family thinks I’m nuts for wanting to go to grad school down in Florida. I guess most New Englander’s handle snow better than heat & humidity.

I’ve been trying making a conscious effort to incorporate more cardio into my workouts so today at the gym I did:

15 minutes on the elliptical

Followed by my weight training (Chest & Tri’s today)

& another 10 minutes on the Stairmaster

Okay so it wasn’t a lot of cardio but whatever. 😉 I was planning on going for a run tonight when it cooled down anyways!

When I got home from the gym, I ate lunch, since you know breakfast was hours ago and I slept through it.

Lunch

 
BBQ Chicken, Broccoli, & Quiona. Honestly, if you haven’t tried Quiona yet, DO IT!
It’s so delicious.
 

Decisions

Recently, I’ve noticed that I’ve been missing something I did for years.

Baton Twirling

 
My grandmother twirled. My great aunt twirled. My mother twirled. I twirled.
But you know how some things are passed down in your family & you don’t enjoy it?
Well I loved to twirl.
 
I competed in NEMA competitions throughout high school and I also twirled in halftime shows & participated in numerous parades.
 
I felt like I just let twirling go once I went away to college. But now I miss it. & I recently found a place online about a competitive twirling association that is actually right down the street from my house. Maybe I’ll give it a try?
 
I feel like if I don’t give it a try, I might regret it later.
As a matter of fact, I think I’m gonna head back to the gym soon & practice in one of the raquetball courts & see how that goes.
 
 
Question: Have you ever thought of getting back into something you did when you were younger? Did you get back into it? Or did you not and now you regret it?
 
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About Lisa

My name is Lisa and I am a junior in college majoring in Communication Disorders. I plan to go to graduate school for SLP. I am 20 years old and trying my best to live a fun, healthy and active lifestyle. I love to workout and I've recently found a new love for running and I will be in my first race this May. I've just started blogging, so bare with me as I try to get better at it! I enjoy blogging a lot and I love reading other people's blogs and learning about them and their lifestyle. That's about it for now, thanks for reading :-)
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6 Responses to To do, or not to do?

  1. I looooove quinoa! And that lunch looks really yummy! Baton twirling sounds so fun! Good luck with getting back into it!

  2. I did NEMA too! My sister owns a baton twirling studio in the area. Twirling is in my blood as well 🙂

    Yes, that was Bridgewater you saw on my blog.

    • Lisa says:

      you did NEMA too?! haha so funny! For what town?! & who is your sister? It isn’t for Elite twirling is it? & that’s so funny, I was just at bridgewater playing soccer yesterday!

  3. I’ll have to give quinoa a try; I’ve never had it before!

    I did gymnastics competitively for 11 years and miss it all the time. Unfortunately, I wasn’t allowed to go back to it, after I had a brain surgery. However, now I’ve just substituted other physical activities for gymnastics and focused my goals elsewhere. 🙂 I hope you give twirling another go, though; I did it when I was very young and am impressed by those talented and hard-working enough to do all the flips and tricks and do-das, haha.

  4. I’m one of those weirdos not a fan of quinoa. 😦

    That picture is so fun. I definitely say go for it and doing it for fun again!

  5. leashieloo says:

    I took piano lessons as a kid and took it back up in college. I’m sooo glad I did. I complained about practicing when I was younger, but now I find it soothing and enjoy it so much.

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