I told myself that this week was the week I started working out. Again. I don’t know how many times I have gone through this cycle. I got into great shape after having my two children, but they are now going to be 9 and 12. Huh. It doesn’t feel like it was THAT long ago.
I stayed in shape until I hurt my knee in 2005, which started a crazy cycle of being in shape, then gaining 20+ lbs over and over. I had three surgeries, each two years apart. It sucked. My last Surgery was at the end of 2009 and even though I have terrible arthritis in that knee, there are no more excuses. Trust me, I’ve tried to make new ones up. My most recent “excuse” was moving cross-country. I had gotten within ten pounds of my goal before the move and now that I am here in the beautiful and very in shape Pacific Northwest, I have gained 10 lbs back. Go Figure. Continue reading