Today I made a rash decision - to exercise every day for forty days. I will be taking a break once a week on Sabbath, so this personal challenge will go from today, May 4, through Thursday, June 18.
If you're like me (and I assume I'm not alone, so some of you are), you've started fitness programs in the past and some of them lasted longer than others (one day, anyone else?). They say if you share your goal, you are more likely to achieve it. On the other hand, I've also heard that if you share it, you already feel like you accomplished something, and you don't achieve as much. So which is it? Good question. One I don't have an answer for, but I will by June 18 (limited sample size that this is).
So today I started by running on my treadmill this morning. Only 20 minutes, which is my daily goal. This was my Facebook post when I was done: