So, I've made the appropriate edits, and you all, if you're reading this, are apparently willing to tolerate the unsophisticated ramblings of someone who wishes she was the Michael Phelps of grammar.
I've written about my journey from couch potato to running enthusiast before. I feel like I could write more about that experience, it affected me greatly, but I still have trouble putting it into words. However, that didn't stop me from submitting an essay to my friend, Laura, who did a running series on her blog, here is my post. Laura has a great fitness blog , and if you want to know about running, look no further! She's a serious runner!
In The Power of Habit, a book I read and reviewed here, the author discusses certain habits that radiate a positive influence over other areas of your life. He has a name for such habits, though I can't remember what it is- something like "landmark habits". The idea is that some habits, when adopted, tend to overflow their sphere and cause you to make better decisions in in general. Exercise is one. When people adopt exercise habits, the author says, their eating habits, spending habits and others tend to improve as well. Making your bed is another such habit. So, I decided to adopt that one, but I'm not sure it's going to have a chance to reach it's full effect: