And she danced anyway

I read an article recently that discussed a study showing that it takes a person 66 days to develop a habit.  So, I decided that I really want to make being active a habit. Except for New Year’s Day (for obvious reasons), I have been active every single day of 2015 so far.  I ran around like crazy today, running errands etc.  I then went to dinner with a friend.  After I get home and get all cozy in my fleece-lined leggings, I become filled with sadness – I have a broken heart currently but more on that another time. As I mop up the tears dripping from my face to my chest, I realize: Shit! I haven’t been intentionally active today (walking around Wal-mart doesn’t count).  So what do I do? I put on a Spotify playlist titled: “Teen Party” (I kid you not) and dance around my living room like a mad woman.  I can’t even tell you what my body was doing.  There was lots of flailing, I’m sure.  I do know that I was grinning like an idiot from the sheer joy of cutting loose.  It was fantastic!  However, I did end up with two battle wounds: a chunk of skin missing from my wrist and a four inch scratch down my chest.  I have no idea how those things happened.  The injuries were worth it though.

-K

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