The rules: 1 mile (almost 2km). Everyday. For 31 days.
My friend sent me a text last week asking if I wanted to join her in the #onemileaday challenge! I vehemently loaaaaathe running yet I’ve been meaning to give it a chance. So why would I start running even though I pretty much hate it? Because WHY NOT. Because I’m sick like that. Because I love a good challenge.
In November/December, I completed a 35 day Yoga Challenge and can still remember the joy, exhaustion, and sense of accomplishment that I felt when seeing those 35 sparkly star stickers all in a row next to my name at the studio (high-5 for visual motivation)! A typical yoga class can be 60-90 mins long yet I somehow managed to complete 35 consecutive classes during Christmas season (i.e., busiest time at work + I had to move at the end of November), 10-20 minutes/day seems incredibly reasonable in comparison?! Read: no excuses. Despite being called the #onemileaday challenge, my actual mileage per day will likely exceed “one” so I’ll probably need to stock up on some allergy meds because I’m really just using this as an excuse to go outside :)
So this is me, memorializing my goal because something about when you verbalize your goals and post them into a public space, it makes you more accountable to them or something like that.
I have no idea what to expect from #mileaday, but hayyy who doesn’t love to shoe gaze? ;)