how to return to the gym
after taking a first trimester break
wake up in denial.
cry a little bit.
eat breakfast. cry a little more.
tell yourself you don't have to go knowing that you will eventually make it in.
call your husband crying.
grab water bottle
convince yourself you're tough.
drive slowly to the gym as to eat up some of the babysitter time you have
park the car. stare at the steering wheel for 5-10 minutes.
walk into the gym.
run a mile
bike a mile
use various other machines and lift weights.
drink plenty of fluids.
leave the gym. go to the fruit market.
throw up in the parking lot from drinking too much water.
go home and spend the day on the couch.
decide to prolong the hiatus from the gym.