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13 May 2009

You've Got To Get Moving To Get Moving

This morning I woke up feeling groggy & unmotivated. I had a feeling that I would spend the entire day lounging around with the babe & trying to find the energy to clean something (ie. the kitchen which has been sorely neglected).

Thankfully, my good friend Elena, also a happy stay at home mama like myself, called to invite me to go for a walk. Really,
this is all it takes to get me out of the house -- call & offer to walk with me.

I love walking!

Especially with friends.

So, we went out and stayed out for about three hours. We walked through the park, to the cafe, down the street to the river, though Millennium Park, across the bridge, through East City & finally we made our way back home. When I got home I felt
so energized and motivated that I did my dishes.

How is this possible?

Perhaps the only way to get moving was to
GET MOVING? If I had stayed home all day I'm quite certain that I never would have touched those dishes.

So, to you, my readers, I plea!
GET MOVING, get productive! and then come tell us all about it!

7 Comments:

Blogger Elly said...

Oh! I love moments like this. Sometimes the motivation needs to come from someone else. Sometimes getting yourself moving is also good :)

Yay for posts like this one :)

May 13, 2009 at 8:05 PM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Awe, yay indeed!
Thanks!

May 13, 2009 at 8:35 PM  
Blogger Jen at Semantically driven said...

I walk my dog in the mornings before work and I always feel energised afterwards.

May 13, 2009 at 9:51 PM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

I haven't quite mastered walking my dog while I have Gretchen since he's a bit of a handful outside, but someday I hope to be able to do it together!

May 13, 2009 at 10:25 PM  
Blogger Shelly said...

I love walking as well. My goal is to go out walking for one mile a day.

May 14, 2009 at 8:07 AM  
Blogger joy refurbished said...

This was an appropriate post for me today. I have had a majorly depleted level of motivation lately. Thanks - when I get home from work I think I may do my dishes :)

btw - would you be interested in exchanging links?

May 14, 2009 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Great idea, Shelly! I hope it's going well!

May 14, 2009 at 11:38 AM  

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