Annual PT Test!

Well, tomorrow is the day.  My annual PT test for the Air Force.  I can’t figure out exactly why I get so worked up over this test, which really is a pretty simple test.  Waist measurement, situps, pushups and a 1.5 mile run.  I know I am not alone in the “worry” part of this test even though I really don’t have a reason to be worried.   I think it’s because the AF puts a lot of pressure on folks passing their tests.  People have been kicked out of the Air Force for not meeting the fitness requirements.  And although most of my fitness tends to be cardio based, it still takes a lot of me to run a 10:00 minute or less mile and a half.  That’s pretty fast, for me at least.

So, tomorrow I will wake up and feel nervous and worried because of what “could” happen instead of being confident about a simple test that I really have no problem completing.  If I score a 90+ then I don’t have to test for a year.  If I’m under 90 (which happened to me one time with an 89) then I test in 6 months.

Last year’s score = 99

So, I’m making pasta for the carbs and going to bed early.  Tomorrow is going to be a fun day!

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