I'm a different person, now that I'm "on a break" from TTC. A co-worker brought some leftover Easter candy to work and offered me a piece of dark chocolate. "Mmmm, thanks!" I indulged. The gym is crowded, with a lot of grunting meatheads after 5 PM. This fact, plus the whole heart rate debacle, led me to visit just twice in the last three months... until this week. At 2:15, the gym is virtually deserted. It's downright delicious. I take a late lunch nearly every day now (it's almost a habit, after just four days) and hit the gym for a little sweat therapy. I enjoyed a beer on my sunny patio Saturday evening (and immediately dozed off... I've become a terrible lightweight). I cleaned the litter boxes (I know you're wondering why I'd rejoice about that... well C doesn't clean them as often as I'd like them cleaned. So, when I clean them, no one can even smell that we have two cats.). I'm going to dinner with some ladies in my neighborhood tonight, and I fully intend to enjoy a nice glass of wine.
Little things. A year ago, I wouldn't have thought they mattered. But I feel refreshed and energized and while I have no pie-in-the-sky thoughts for my next cycle, this new me certainly can't hurt.
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