Wednesday, March 24, 2010

I Need Some Motivation!!

I'm supposed to be running the SLC half marathon in about 3 weeks. Well, I haven't even registered yet, and because of this, I've been having a hard time getting the motivation to do my training runs during the week. Every night I say the same thing, "Tomorrow I'm going to get up early and go before Jordan leaves for work". I think this has actually happened a total of 2, maybe 3, times. I always find an excuse to get out of it. I'm tired. The weather is crappy. I don't have enough time. I don't know what it is, especially because I do love running and I always feel better after I go on a run, so I don't know why I can't get motivated. I'm hoping that the new jogging stroller my husband spoiled me with for my bday will help kick me in the butt. Because now I literally can go anytime of day I want. So we'll see if I'll be ready for this race in 3 weeks....

And while we're on the subject of motivation. I'm 28. I've had a Bachelor's Degree for 4 years but have never even used it. Lame. What a waste. So my next mission is to figure out what I want to do for the rest of my life. Lately I've been thinking a lot about teaching. Seriously, it's the ideal job for a mom. The pay isn't too bad for what you work, and I would have every day off that my kids do, not to mention the entire summer. I just don't know why I didn't realize this 6 years ago when I was actually in college?? So now I need to figure out how to achieve this and get a teaching certificate. I hate the idea of putting Ryder in daycare but I know it won't hurt him. An online teaching degree would be ideal but I don't know if something like that even exists. Ok, enough rambling for now. Off to do some research!

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