Gosh, my blogging is getting rather poor lately. I blame teamTBB.com. I am now content and media marketing person for the website - so don't like it, you know where to lay blame! It is a WIP though and I hope you like the changes that are gently being made. The idea is to connect you all to the HEART of triathlon, it's not a website for checking out the latest gadgets and bikes, its a lifestyle site where you can connect to the pros, learn tips and tricks and find inspiration and motivation for whatever your goals in life are. Feedback, ALL types constructive is welcome. OK that's the marketing done!!! So now to my post for the week.
The title to this this post is not a reflection of my state of being. ON the contrary I am feeling pretty awake these days since sorting my health out. I forgot how a normal stomach should feel and also forgot the impact a bad one can have on day to day life.
No this statement is a more of a question to myself. And one I have been pondering over for a few weeks now.
When thinking back pre triathlon days I remember always yawning. It didn't matter if tired or not. I would find myself yawning all day. First thing in the morning after good nights sleep and there I would be, in work or somewhere yawning my head off. It got to the point where people would comment on it as I did it so frequently.
It was actually quite embarrassing especially when in a meeting or doing an interview with someone and there you are trying to stifle a yawn. It was not the fact they where boring me - or was it??
These days I yawn very little and I don't understand. Three years ago my working hours were no where near as intense or hectic as they are today. Nor were my exercise hours. In those days I was playing badminton, training at the gym, squash and maybe did an average of 10hours a week. I had days off. It was not consistent.
SO now I have come to my own conclusion that yawning does not always mean we are tired. I have not looked into this at all, it is just my own simple evaluation - we all know I like to make things in my life as SIMPLE as possible! But these days although busy from work, and tired with constant goggle eyes from training I do not yawn much at all. I get up early every day and go to bed as early as I can, within reason (Read: I will not walk out of a movie or dinner date to make my curfew!)
I think it is because I am happy with life (Read: most of the time!). Simple as that. I may complain but I do know deep down I am doing what I am supposed to be doing and going in the right direction. Years ago my direction was clouded, the compass was way off kilter and I got a little lost. And so YES, I do think that my constant yawning back then could actually have been a sign of boredom. I wasn't tired I WAS bored. Bored with my life.
Well that's my non-Einstein-like theory and I am sticking with it :)