20 January 2011

To Try to Rediscover My Groove

Has anyone else noticed that it's the middle of January?

Extended Vacation

I mean, I can see it on the calendar but my mind and body are super confused.
They seem to still have a Christmas break hangover.


And that week long snow break did me no favors.
I can't get back into my regular schedule.  I just cannot get back in my groove.


The housework stuff is difficult enough, but it's even worse at the gym.  I'm a sweaty, breathless mess with absolutely no stamina.  This is a huge problem since I'm teaching classes!  It's a little bit embarrassing when the instructor is sucking wind harder than any of the "new year's resolutioners."  When oh when will I be back in pre-Christmas shape?

Strappy Boots (similar)

Can someone please explain to me why it takes months to get into shape but a week off sends you back to square one?


CAITLIN said...

you've got me beat--i can't even bring myself to go JOIN a gym. mostly it's the $70 monthly price tag, but the thought of facing the fact that i'm so out of shape is terrifying :) my groove is also absurdly "off" lately. i still want to be on holiday time! (at least you don't have snow)

Rachael said...

I wish I knew the answer to that one. But at least you don't LOOK out of shape and you have fantastic tights. Plus, isn't that sore muscle feeling gooood? I miss it when I'm all used to exercising.

Cherisse @ [Framing Spaces] said...

looking gorgeous! I love your braided hair too. May you teach me how you did that? Lovely!

Maddy said...

I sooo hear you! Let's say I've been "off track" for quite some time now. Can't belive January is almost over. I was hoping to figure out a routine that would help me be more efficient this year...so far not working :o/

E said...

I'm right there with you on out-of-shapeness. I'm just trying to push through it. On an unrelated note, I agree with Rachael and love the tights!!!

Joy said...

I don't have an answer for that! I can't even get my butt into a gym!

I love the fur vest!!

Kristin said...

January is totally flying by! Love the vest!

Kellie said...

Love your hair today! Can't believe you had a week off for snow, so jealous!

veronika, tick tock vintage. said...

tell me about it! i really tried to watch my eating habits over christmas (and i still worked out!) but i feel so unenergized. bleh. i need some warm weather to kick my butt into gear!

Linda W said...

You are reading my mind! I don't know how we got so far away from the holidays. It seems like just yesterday and all of a sudden I am totally behind and out of shape! I was at the gym yesterday and my legs were shaking like never before. It is time to step it up!

I love the color tights with the otherwise neutral outfit!

The Auspicious Life

Krystal said...

I am so with you on the groove thing! Christmas vacay threw me for a loop. But this outfit is so cute, you're certainly on top of your game there!

Mandy said...

Love your hair and your skirt (dress.) I wish getting back into shape would be easy peasy.. but it's not and that's why I've been sweating my butt off at the pool these days!

Jamie said...

This outfit really showcases your expertise at mixing textures -- I love the contrast between the faux fur vest, the cabled tights, the light and airy skirt and the suede boots. There are so many fun elements here, but it doesn't feel over the top at all.

And I LOVE the print on your skirt!

Stacey Kay said...

I love the colors in this one!

Stacey Kay
“Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”
Women’s Fashion Examiner-Cleveland