Well folks, I’m back in freezing cold North Dakota. I got home at 2 am on Monday morning. A blizzard in Minnesota delayed my flights, but thankfully, I didn’t have any cancelations to deal with.
Leaving Florida and coming back to North Dakota is always hard for me. Every time I say good-bye to my friends and drive off to the airport I always start tearing up. All those times I’m always thinking that I just cannot handle going back to North Dakota and my life there. This time things were different.
As I was pulling away from my friend Kim’s house I didn’t break down in tears like I usually do (honestly happens every time). Instead, I started thinking about my friends and coworkers at the gym. I was actually looking forward to going back to North Dakota to see them and get back to teaching Spinning. Plus I wanted to share what I learned about aerial yoga with them.
When I got up Tuesday morning I was so excited to go to work and see everyone, and sure enough they were all there welcoming me back with smiles and questions about my trip. I cannot thank everyone I work with enough. I think Rita said it the best when I was talking to her about this while working out…”We are all here for each other and we are each other’s support system.”
So a special thank you to Andrea, Rita, Margel, Sandy, Alina, Joyce, my wonderful students, so many others that I work with at the Y, and even Leo (I know the man will smile one of these days). You have made North Dakota…dare I say it…start feeling like a home to me. Y’all have given me more than I can every give you in return.
Alright, enough of me being sentimental and time for Workout Wednesday. Today I have the treadmill workout I did on Tuesday. I was pretty tired from all of my traveling yesterday and I didn’t want to run or jog before teaching my cycling class. Instead, I walked on the treadmill with some fun hills thrown it to burn some fat off of my bootie. I hope you have as much fun on these hills as I did.