Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Wanted: Zest

If you've been reading, you know that my new year has had a fantastic start.

Well, yesterday, I lost my zest. I'm not sure where it went or how I lost it, but it is nowhere to be found.

For example, I had to force myself to run 3 miles today. 3 miles??? Come on, Kelly. I will say that some of that had to do with the fact that I tried Zumba today. Don't know what Zumba is, you say?? It's a latin-dance inspired, aerobics class, and I stayed for two songs and snuck out the back. I hated it. All I could think of was how uncomfortable it made me feel, and how much more I would rather be on a bike. (I forgot to mention that I did spin for 25 minutes before my forced run.) My failed Zumba attempt got me thinking about how inhibited I am in so many ways. What's my problem?? Everyone else was having a great time, even though they couldn't do it very well.

...even though they couldn't do it very well...

There is the problem. Where does this need to do all things well come from?? Why can't I just relax and have a little bit of fun once and a while?? I've really got to try that more often.

So, back to the lost zest. I'm hoping that getting my bike tomorrow will bring back my zest. I do think it will help, but one thing I know about myself is that the zest comes from within. Tomorrow is a new day, with new zest, and, yes....

a new bike!!

1 comment :

  1. Hey, I found your blog from Debbie's truenorthyogini blog. I'm a fellow Christian and fellow age-grouper, it looks like, and I just wanted to say hello and great blog. Are you on BT? Well, have a wonderful evening!

    Lora (


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