Rest days are under-rated

27 Feb

Some days you just know that you’re better off not getting up and running (or going to the gym, or swimming, or whatever floats your boat exercise-wise). Those days become unscheduled rest days and today was one of those days. Blame it on post-dental blues or mid-week blues or I’m-so-sick-of-this-muggy-weather blues but I heeded the message and stayed in bed a little longer, then caught up with Ruth for brekkie at Two Before Ten cafe.

A much better way to start the day!

Random observation: have you noticed that at cafes these days you don’t get mashed but smashed avocado?!

Then later I had a great lunch catch-up with RN before she returns to work next week (woohoo!).

“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” – Calvin & Hobbes


6 Responses to “Rest days are under-rated”

  1. Jog 27/02/2013 at 8:37 pm #

    Good on you for looking after yourself. Am soooooooooo sorry I missed brekkie with you and Ruth this am. Next time ……

    • cathyn61 27/02/2013 at 8:41 pm #

      We missed you Liz :(. Absolutely next time and hopefully not too far away.

      Sent from my iPad

  2. Ewen 27/02/2013 at 8:43 pm #

    No they’re not. Rest days are overrated. Anyway, glad you didn’t feel guilty while you enjoyed yours 😉

    • cathyn61 27/02/2013 at 9:18 pm #

      No guilt whatsoever. However it’s back into training tomorrow.

  3. Colin DeWaay 28/02/2013 at 12:00 pm #

    If there is one thing I could definitely get better at it’s resting when I should! Definitely need to listen to your body. As long as it doesn’t become habit and an excuse ya know!? Well done.

    • cathyn61 01/03/2013 at 10:10 pm #

      I’m not perfect either when it comes to taking a rest day but I’m slowly learning that its better for me in the long run!

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