In an effort to get myself into some semblance of shape and to have wedding photos (I’m getting married in September) where I don’t look like a young Jabba the Hut I started going to the gym back in March. So far it has been a success in that in conjunction with some diet changes I can honestly say that I’ve lost 8 kg (roughly 18 lbs) in five months. Not too shabby.
As my mind tends to wander onto more important things while peddling the stationary bike or walking the stair stepper towards nowhere/heaven I figured I’d share some of these random revelations.
1. Move to your own beat; AKA gym music is terrible
We’ve all been there, sweating profusely while some horrible hip hop song blares so loudly it resonates in your bones. Seriously, who chooses these playlists?
I, like many others chooses to indulge in homemade workout playlists with the volume at an unhealthy level to drown out the background noise. This has the effect of being able to move at a tempo dictated by myself and no...
"It's never to late too be what you might have been." - George Eliot
The quote above is my way of saying that while I am (ridiculously) late to the game of beginning my own blog that in many ways it is never too late. I fully recognize that in many ways the blog craze has passed and that in the current busy world where everyone is attempting to maximize the return on where their time is spent that short form (I.E. short social posts & videos) communication has captured the attention of most of my peers. For me however the truly expressive written word will never fade away and there will always be a place and a time for brewing a cup of coffee and sitting comfortably with my tablet enjoying a good blog, novel or full length article.
That is enough however about why this blog exists, perhaps it is better to mention what I'm looking to achieve. I've never been a self-promoter. I would rather for example in a work setting highlight the achievements of my team and...