Christmas was hard on me. I slipped out of the low-carb diet last summer and THOT I was watching what I ate (apparently AS I ATE IT) and then Christmas came. Booze, food, more booze, even more rich food, chocolate, late nights and early mornings. Suddenly my slax all felt tight and I was rummaging in the back of the closet for my fat clothes. Trigger One: fat clothes
We also just signed a new client who produces and markets certified organic cereals and related items (Nature’s Path Organics). As part of the process I bought a bunch of their products and started integrating them into my diet. They were actually really good! Then I started noticing what I was eating and decided to stop eating really nasty overly processed stuff. That was easy, actually. Trigger two: new organic foods client
Finally, as it is COLD here, I found that it suddenly was sort of awkward to get into and out of my low sports coupe with my coat on. I rationalized that it was the f**king bulky coat until I spilled coffee all over me one morning cause I couldn”t launch myself out of my car without grabbing the top of the door. Trigger Three: tight seat small car.
A couple weeks ago I joined Kelly’s health club and started in on my routine at 5:30 every morning. I got up around then anyway, but would sit and drink coffee and read the Times cover to cover,sweet, but not slimming. I had hoped to see lots of cute babes at the club, but I guess they are getting their beauty sleep at that hour (sort of goes to figure, eh?). My 5:45am compatriots obviously did NOT get their beauty sleep â€˜cause they aren”t. The trainer set me up: thirty minutes on the bike at 12 (strength work out mode) and then the machines for a 20 minute circuit. Back home for a shower, shave and breakfast and I”m at my desk by 8am. The pros say 3 work outs a week, so I am doing MWF and then once on the weekend (when the chicks ARE there).
As I heard Jeffrey Ross say the other day on Comedy Central: “Today I realized the hour I extend my life by working out an hour every day has already been spent working out.” At least I”m even,