I was a competitive swimmer for ten years. Once I stopped, I didn't do any real exercise for the next ten years. Here are some of my thoughts from going to the gym for the first time in ten years this morning...
  1. I got here at 6:30am, how are people already done working out?
  2. Why are there tootsie rolls at the counter?
  3. And why does a gym have “Pizza Mondays”?
    And Bagel Tuesday's
  4. Wow, I didn’t think I could run this fast on a treadmill!
  5. Wow, why did I think I could keep up this pace on a treadmill?
  6. How are people running this fast so early in the morning?
  7. I wonder if anyone will notice that I started walking after only 10 minutes of running?
  8. If I worked here I would do nothing but people watch.
  9. These machines look very complicated.
  10. I think I can handle a 30lb chest press.
  11. I cannot handle a 30lb chest press.
  12. Is 10lbs really the lowest it goes?
  13. I knew I wasn’t “in-shape” but I didn’t think I would be this bad.
  14. I never thought I would be this happy to say “I have to get ready for work.”
  15. I didn’t work out my abs, but why are they hurting?
  16. Existence is pain.
  17. I cannot wait to come back tomorrow.