Yesterday I woke up knowing it was an easy day. A 30 minute swim, a bunch of body work using my injury prevention tools and a day of work. But the motivation to get out of bed was not there. And then it hit me, Bob can't do this. I jumped out of bed and got the day started with my swim. Bob my brother was diagnosed with ALS in April.
For now this is motivation enough to show up and do the work. Sometimes the easy days need more motivation than the hard and some days it's the hard ones. Whatever it is I take Bob along for the ride.
By the way, the water was cold, it was still dark out and the swim felt effortless which is exactly what easy 30 minutes should feel like.