The last time I swam that hard was probably in high school. Okay, realistically it was college. Anyway you slice it, it was at least 5 years ago.
But it felt amazing. Swimming has been a part of my life for so long. Even when I went years without swimming, I would still have dreams about it at least once a month. There is nothing else like the calm, noiselessness of swimming. Just you, your thoughts, against the water, against yourself. I missed it!
I believe swimming is the key to getting my life back to healthy and under control. I have confidence in swimming, unlike any exercises on land. As I did my workout yesterday, I felt so strong and powerful moving through the water. I even got complimented by some dads that were in the lane next to me on my technique and flip turns!
I'm keeping a blog so I will have some accountability to keep up the steps toward health, that will, of course, include swimming!
Here are a few things that made my day: