Ok, really, it's just sunshine I want to talk about.
It's been raining here in Colorado for nearly 2 weeks. Every day it's rained, or rain/hailed, or rain/almost-snowed. Yuck. It's been chilly, damp, cloudy, and gray. Apparently, those of us who have been living in the land of 300+ days of sunshine do not know what to do when it's dreary for 2 weeks! I didn't realize how much my mood was suffering until this morning. I grudgingly rolled out of bed to go workout with my neighbor...
We ran maybe 15 minutes, then did a 20 minute circuit workout alternating my TRX with stuff like burpees, mountain climbers, etc. The sun was shining, there was a cheery breeze, we were looking right at the the expanse of Rocky Mountains to the west of us. It was a pretty damn good way to start a day! While my arms feel like they are inhabited solely by jello right now, I feel great. The sunshiny start to this day did my mind some good. I'm sure the workout endorphins didn't hurt. Now I am getting ready to shower so I can go to walmart to get thread (I apparently never sew on green or orange fabric!) and then to the Sunflower Market to get some produce. Then I'm going to come home and sew up a storm! I may take a break at some point to go outside and plant some stuff that has been sitting in pots for 2 weeks, waiting for enough dry weather to get them in the ground.
I am energized, recharged, and feeling more positive. It's like the sun gave my soul a big fluffy hug.