Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Admitting Defeat

I didn't expect it to come this soon. I've given it a lot of thought though, and it is time.

I am ready to admit partial defeat.

My name is Jenny and I have failed on my New Year's Resolution.

Okay, so in Ireland over Christmas I had grand plans. Somehow I convinced myself I would start the new year with a new me. The first victim...my plans for daily yoga.

I thought about blaming the cats. You see, Rafa tried to strangle me last week. (Note to self...yoga, a small space, a loving cat, and an iron sitting on the ironing board is a recipe for disaster.) In an unrelated incident, do you know how hard it is to transition from downward dog when you have sleeping cat on the mat under you? Even Moses seems to think my yoga mat is his own blue scratching pad. (Rafa gives him bonus points if he catches my toes!)

In all honesty though, it is a time factor. I have a few "On Demand" yoga programs I enjoy on the DVR. In the last few weeks though I have decided that at 5:30am my fingers are better at typing than my body is at stretching. I have nothing against yoga, but I am giving up on my notion of 20-30 minutes a day. I am thinking 1-2 times a week is plenty for now.

So I will take a few deep breaths and move on to my next failure in the making New Years Resolution. It is time to go shine my sink...


The Coble's said...

I don't have your email address so I will just respond to you comment here.

I wish we lived closer too so we could better compare green products and ideas. I enjoy reading your blog though because it make it feel like we can keep in touch where we probably would not have otherwise. Take care and I will talk to you soon.

MN Mom said...

Downward dog-upright cat;
no wonder you can't hit the mat!