I am such a water guy in so many ways. I know my accupuncturist says I am fire and my medicine name is Diamond Bear and Bear lives in the West which is where Earth is on the wheel. But boy oh boy is my body happy around water. It loves swimming in it, looking at it, listening to it, being in any kind of boat on top of it, scuba diving in it, snorkeling in it, and drinking it. I want to give my body more water then it gets currently. I want to swim more, boat more, soak more, and drink more water then I do at present.
So now to the challenges that are involved with that desire. The pool is a half hour from my house and is an outdoor, though heated, pool. It is open rain or shine and it would be a trip to swim in the cold and rain although my judge would be a heck of a lot more convincing against making a half hour trip into town in the middle of a storm to take a half hour swim in the pool. In fact I would have to make an extraordinary commitment to myself to create any kind of regular swimming program. I would have to carve out 2 hours for every swim I did when I was home, not to mention the challenges I would face on the road. It is truly daunting and yet….. My body wants it, I can feel it and it is so great to really feel something that my body wants in the form of exercise.
OK Henry, you said it here first and this is where the truth lives, this is the place where you can’t get away with anything, according to your own rules.
I am going to do this. I am going to create some way to swim when I am home at least 3 times a week and check out the possibilities of swimming when I am on the road with a commitment to swim on the road when possible. I will always pack swim stuff in any suitcase when I travel and look for a place to swim. I know that I won’t be able to swim in New Mexico, but I can look for motels with pools on the road to and from there. After I finish this entry I am going into my calendar and schedule my swims when I am home. I am going to put this up on top of the list with consciousness at meals and meditation. Any body out there reading this, I give permission to ask me how the swimming is going if I don’t mention it here on the blog for awhile.
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