It’s Tangent Tuesday once again! Thanks Janae for coming up with such an awesome idea!
1) I look super cute in my NEW RUNNING SHIRT! I got 3 this weekend. They weren’t having a great selection at TJMaxx so I was bummed but don’t worry, I’ll be stocking up at christmas! Otherwise I’ll keep wearing the same clothes over and over again until they smell really bad. My roommate makes fun of me because I hate taking showers. It’s just such an inconvenience. I feel better after, it’s just mentally forcing myself to go that is a problem for me. I promise you that I do shower at the end of a running day, though
2) This came up in my news feed last night while I was
procrastinating unpacking before bed. I had to watch it, obviously. I mean, who doesn’t love Jenna Marbles?
All of her videos crack me up. They usually are true to some extent (like loving mac and cheese) but mostly I just love how she dramatizes girls. Because let’s be honest, we’re all super dramatic. Which is usually why I like hanging out with guys more.
3)We do team abs at the end of every practice. 10 sets of 45-50 seconds each. My abs are always burning by the end of it. We line up in two rows in the gym to be super cute. People stare at us like we’re aliens. I don’t see anything wrong with wanting fab abs!
4) We talked about confidence at practice last night to help mentally prepare ourselves for the championship meet. Even though I know I’m physically ready, I’m not sure I’m mentally there. I do really well for the first 3000 meters, but those last 3000 meters are pure hell and when people with a crazy kick start passing me, I lose it. Still working on that one…
Our coach doesn’t think we believe that we can win this weekend. He keeps repeating that confidence is a choice.
Today we have yet another speed workout to
obsess over mentally prepare for all day. Maybe one of these days I’ll realize that they are good for me and they aren’t meant to be scary. If I can kick ass at these, then I can do the same thing this weekend at conferences. I just have to teach myself to believe that I can. So much easier said than done.
What do you think? Is confidence a choice?