Mamavation Monday: just tired

I had the longest working week ever – I worked 12 days on a row – 5 working days, 3 days at the show (Sat through Monday), and back in the office Tuesday through Friday. I couldn’t believe how I exhausted I was – I couldn’t pull myself together to do anything at all. There was no time to cook, so we had take outs all week long. The only thing I could be proud of was taking one 20 minute lunch walk.

Well, I think I am back. I have better food ready, a list of exercises I can do at my desk, and I big filter bottle.

Mamavation asks: How do you motivate yourself to move if you don’t feel like working out?
My biggest problem is over thinking it – if I start thinking about working out, I will talk myself out of it, find excuse to sit down, and will figure out how to stay on my chair for the entire evening. Best way of dealing with the stinking thinking is just doing it – I literally tell myself “LALALALA” and just keep doing what I was doing.

This post is sponsored by Mamavation – a community dedicated to obesity prevention & weight loss for women and I’m writing this to be entered into a giveaway


  1. I would google “desk exercises” and schedule them into your day.
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  2. WoW Mama you’ve been a busy working lady. I agree with Leah look up some desk exercises and schedule them. It is easier to get off topic and let the day go by without working out… But the 2 week challenge starts today thats a good launching point!
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  3. Lots of stuff you can incorporate into your daily desk routine. I know you can come up with something. First on your list…no more marathon work schedule ;)
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  4. wow.. busy busy girl.. let me know what excercise you do while at your desk. I am at a desk from 8-5 anything would help to get me moving. have a great week.
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  5. Oh my goodness you’ve been busy! I like your answer to this weeks question, I definitely need to tune myself out sometimes!!
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  6. Best of luck to you. You should like you have a great game plan set.
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  7. I like to take a walk in the morning. It gives me energy, makes me feel great, and then I don’t have a chance to talk myself out of getting a little exercise!
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  8. I’ve been exhausted lately too. Finally today (after 2 weeks) I got back to the gym. And I feel better today then I have in a long time! Just doing it and “getting it over with” is always a better way for me to tackle working out.
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