Today marks the return to a regular schedule that is only a little different from the schedule I've been maintaining for the past couple of years. The change is only this: I am adding another evening of martial arts training. I did used to train a great deal more than I currently do. With this change, I'll be closer to the original training schedule I once had. Not entirely, though, as I have other things to do of an evening.
I have noticed, however, that I'm not learning at the same rate as I once was, and it bothers me. So, I'm using the extra training session to cement the stuff I've learnt and practice it until I don't have to think about it. I need it, I think, to continue to learn and improve.
It also helps to get my butt off the chair for a couple of hours, which I sorely need. My job is sedentary. My hobbies are largely sedentary... I need to move more. So, I've added an extra training day.
All of which to say that this, the first week of my new/re-established schedule of training, will be a hellish week. I will likely be grumpy and continually tired. And hungry. So, so hungry. But, with luck, the end of the first week will have me back into my routine, and things will start getting better. I say with luck, because I feel like I am simply always tired, whether I'm exercising or no. Being an adult is fun.
Happily, though, I really enjoy martial arts, and the people I train with. A good thing too, or I'd have quit long ago.
Right, I'm going to take my tired self and get on with the day. Hope you're all well.