On exercise

On exercise

I’ve been wearing a fit bit. I think this is a. quite daggy; b. slightly too focussed on weight and body image; and c. so late to the party that all that’s really left to do is pick up the glasses, tip the dregs down the sink and clean out the ashtrays...

Food

If I tell you that I have a personal trainer who comes to my house twice a week, it will sound extremely expat lady I’m sure. But since last September I’ve been working full time, studying full time (which became part time during the semester) and trying...

The single step

I walked to the corner, then started to run. One step, two steps, three steps, four. ‘How long do you think you’ll run Mum? How far do you think you’ll get?’ He ran along beside me for a couple of steps, then took off, running far ahead, then...

further update

Second night with no alcohol. I managed this by arranging to have dinner a little earlier than usual (made possible by the fact that the mister was home sick) and telling myself that I couldn’t drink because I *had* to get over to the treadmill after dinner...

Vertical Marathon

So, I was at my Friday morning circuit class yesterday morning, the 8.30 one, the one I never, ever miss and I was at the star jumps station when the woman at the next station (something to do with shoulders) said, ‘So where were you last week?’ And you...