The vacation is going along swimmingly. Our daughter was brought down to join us for the second half of the vacation by grandma. Thanks Grandma! Not surprisingly, my health has remained steady given that I've had nothing to do for the last few days but sleep in and relax by the shore and/or pool.
I've had plenty of time over the last few days to think about where I am in my progress toward improved health and what the next step might be. My goal now is to very cautiously take the next step and start working out again. For the last six months i've practiced yoga periodically, but never on any kind of regular routine. Looking back at my health chart, I see that I'd often squeeze in a cluster of 2 or 3 yoga sessions across a few days when I was feeling well, then skip 7 to 10 days. Clearly, I'll never make any progress with this kind of erratic routine.
So my goal is to start practicing at least a little yoga every other day, starting with ten minute at-home sessions and cautiously increasing the amount if I continue to feel well. This schedule should fit in well with my existing sauna routine, which is also an every-other-day deal. I'll do yoga on the sauna off-days.
If the regular yoga routine sticks, after a while I'll see about starting back up with some light cardio workouts. But for now I'll take things slow so I don't undo the progress I've made.
Wish me luck, and as always, thanks for reading.