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Results-Oriented Faith

Since running the Flying Pig marathon last year, I have opted to change my workout regimen from legs and heart to abs and arms. This basically equates to doing push-ups and sit-ups 2-3 days a week until I can't do anymore. It started out as 3 sets of 15 push-ups, sit-ups, leg lifts, and curls. After a month, I was able to do 3 sets of 20. Eventually, 3 sets of 25. Then 4 sets of 20, 3 sets of 30, and now 4 sets of 25. Not rapid progress, but progress nonetheless.

And I have to say, I'm pretty pleased with myself. 100 push-ups before eating breakfast feels like a pretty decent feat. And to top it all, it takes way less time than training for a marathon did.

But then....
...It wasn't designed as a jab. In fact, it really was and is a harmless question. Katie made the comment, "You have been doing a lot of push-ups this past year--have you noticed any change?"

Which could be interpreted as: Even though you spend a couple mornings working out for ten minutes, it does…