Two weeks ago, my husband and I had a couple friends over for drinks and as we ate our burritos and guacamole we began talking about that infomercial for the P90X. Have you seen it? It’s this ninety day workout program that is actually quite insane. As we compared stories of how our bodies were changing with age – I became frustrated and infuriated. I didn’t want to be a victim of time any longer so, I whipped out the iPad and ordered the DVD’s. I had no idea what I was getting in to!
My husband Kevin and I are one week into the program now and we’ve been walking around for the past six days week grunting and groaning. Talk about a sore body – sore bum, sore biceps, sore… everything. I keep laughing when I think of someone peering into our poolhouse/new gym as I try to do a pull-up (uh… no strength yet. Can’t even do one) or as Kevin goes into downward facing dog (can you say tight hamstrings?). We’ve been on their website, we’ve gone to the grocery store together… we’ve been talking about it at every dinner for the past week, in fact.
My point in telling you about all of this is not to get you all on the P90X (although – that would be cool. I’d love for you all to experience this craziness and get in super-good shape) but to emphasize the value of finding new things to do with your partner, with your family and with the animals in your life. Infusing a bit of the new into anything can help you remember the fun – and when our lives feel fun, the flow gets even better.