Anyway, I promised myself 20 minutes and I decided to try one of the elliptical things with the swinging arm bars. They have pre-programmed workouts, so I punched the one called "weight loss" and went to it. Holy shit! That was hard. Sweat was pouring off me. I wanted to quit so bad but I promised 20 minutes. Let me tell you, I didn't do one second more! I can see why the gym is better than doing stuff on your own. The programs or settings won't let you cheat and go half-ass. If the treadmill says 3 mph, you better do it or you're going to fall on your face. This was a good decision.
I commit to going every weekday morning. I'm going to drop off the kids at school and go right to the rec center first thing. No excuses. No detours.