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:
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way to treat your body well, sounds like a great start to the day
Thanks, Alex. Sometimes it is hardest to just listen to what your body is craving because it totally goes against what your mind has planned. The sleep was worth it!!