Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Good Gifts

I have to tell you -- it's been a great day. I taught my class in the Forest of Wake then headed home for lunch. Then I worked out at the Y, performing the usual exercises (12 reps, 3 sets each):

  • Bench press
  • Barbell curl
  • Lat pull
  • Dumbbell bicep curl
  • Single arm dumbbell row
  • Dumbbell lateral raise
  • EZ bar upright row

Then it was off to the track to get in a mid-day (as in the hottest part of the day) 3 mile run as I prepare for the two big races I have this month:

  • Saturday, June 12: UNC Health Triathlon
  • Saturday, June 25: Night Train 50K Trail Race

Both races are intended to help me celebrate my 70th birthday on June 9. I have to admit that I love the flexibility of my schedule and being able to perspire without anyone caring, but I also love to plan for the day and then see if I was able to accomplish all the goals I set out for myself when the day started. No, exercise does not define who I am, but it is a big part of my life and a really important part of who I am. I hope we can all remember the many good gifts and blessings we've got and to remember to thank the One who makes them all possible. 

That's all I've got for now.