Summer PlansSubmitted by John Pappan on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:44pm
The summer is always weird for me. I always tell myself that I'm going to start working out every day, that I'm going to do some crazy awesome stuff that I can tell my kids when I'm old, that I'm going to work only during the week, and then I'm going to get a tan so brown I shine. But when the summer comes around, I end up eating junk food, doing nothing but sit at my computer, work all week and weekend, and then I get a sunburn that doesn't even turn into a tan when it's done healing. But this summer, I'm actually going to try to be better, at least for most things.
My plan to is to start off slow with the working out. Instead of doing it every day, I plan to start slow with it and just work out a few times a week and slowly build up to every other day and then maybe to every day except for Sunday since the body needs rest. I don't plan on getting into the "perfect body" by the end of the summer or every really, but losing some weight never heard a chubby nerd like myself.
Next, I plan to spend less time in front of the computer or at least inside. I have a laptop but I hardly ever use it since I have a nice tower at home. But I want to start using my laptop more. So I plan on taking it outside and leaning against a tree in the sun or shade if it's too hot and writing there rather than be cooped up in the house all day. Or I could take it to a coffee shop and sit there in a different place listening to the soft music with a cup of joe and a danish on my cheat day.
I do plan to work quite a bit, but I don't want to do what I did last summer where I hardly had time to spend with friends since I worked just about all day. Hopefully, I can find a job that works with that schedule, so I don't miss out on all the fun with my friends.
And last but not least, I don't want to get a sunburn. If there are two things I hate getting in this world, it would have to be poison ivy and sunburns. It just makes doing anything uncomfortable. So my goal is to somehow get tan without getting a sunburn. How I'm going to do that is still a mystery, but I have to try; it's on my to-do list now.