Are you a swimmer? I love to swim. This isn't me by the way, it's my daughter, Michelle. At the present moment she is working in Jamaica and starts her mornings with a swim.
At the present moment I am in Northern Michigan and I am not starting my days off swimming but maybe I should. Have you ever participated in a polar plunge? This is a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Plungemi.com if you're interested.
Why would anyone want to jump in the lake in the winter? Or take a cold shower? At this time of year my body is sluggish. Digestion is slow, the sun isn't here, SADD starts to take over. I would be happy spending the next month under warm blankets, lounging on the couch and drinking hot tisanes while reading books or binging something on the TV.
But I won't.
It's time to start waking up from this winter slumber. Think of a cold shower or a dip in cold water as a shock to your system to get things inside moving again. I need to get moving again, I need to get moving again. Maybe I'll place sticky notes around the house that say "get moving again".
Or maybe I should look at flights to Jamaica and take morning swims with my daughter.