Yesterday had me tired. By the time it was time to actually hit the sheets, I was out like a light.
I had a pretty busy day yesterday that started bright and early as I taught my boot camp class and after a full day of work ended nice and late as I taught a Body Pump class.
While I was actually working and teaching I felt great, but the moment I would stop moving and have time to sit, I just didn’t feel too great.
Now, most days are not like yesterday, but recently I have been feeling extremely tired.
So, instead of going to yoga this morning or trying to squeeze a long run in after work, I decided to sleep an extra hour and let my body rest.
The extra sleep felt great, but I honestly could have used even more!
As someone who loves to up and around doing things all the time, I find that I am usually cutting out sleep so that I can fit more things into my schedule. When it comes to health, sleep is honestly one of the first places that we can start. If we have rested a body, then we will be able to think clearer, react in a more rational way, work physically harder, have more endurance, and be able to make smarter food choices.
Thanks to my extra sleep this morning, I was able to actually make myself a hot breakfast and not eat it in the car on the way to work from the gym. Honestly, it was a pretty nice treat.
My oat bowl this morning was filled with: