These three images, from left to right, are a photograph of a woman now, a projection of how she could look in 10 years if she exercises, and a projection of how she could look in 10 years if she doesn’t exercise. Apparently these images are supposed to help motivate her to exercise.
I stared [...]
Remember last year when my back was messed up and I couldn’t walk without excruciating pain, so I lay on the couch for months eating Smarties? Well, perhaps not surprisingly, I gained a few pounds (okay, 10). In the past whenever I gained a few pounds, I would shed them again without much effort. My [...]
About this whole business of waking up at 5:00 a.m. in order to walk for an hour and twenty minutes to get to the gym so I can work out for an hour before work: what I want to know is why didn’t you guys try to stop me??
I’m exhausted. I’m in pain. Did you [...]
My goal is to exercise for 43 consecutive days. I”m up to 11 days now – most days the gym for either weights or cardio, but today I was out on the streets running. I’ve stopped trying to talk myself out of it each day; now I just get home from work, change, and head [...]
Is there any way to tell if anybody has ever read your blog?
Anyway. I quit smoking a year ago today. Yay for me. I’m genuinely happy I got free of smoking – the expense, the risk, the cloud, the stigma – but still, I kinda wish I could celebrate with a good smoke.
I never [...]
You know, until July I was making decent progress towards the goal of running a marathon. I was steadily increasing my weekly mileage, and was running 45 minutes 3 times a week, and 2 hours every Sunday. It was great. But then I started getting this stupid pain in my hip…it wasn’t excruciating or anything, [...]