I went to the gym for my Consultation today. That sounds very impressive, doesn’t it, a Consultation? Very impressive. I was not looking forward to it at all. I have never been Consulted at a gym before. It turned out to be fine. My strong opinions were not swept away by Somebody Who Knows Better, […]

I’m doing this for 30 days and keep thinking “4 weeks” and also keep forgetting what day I started, so today is 4 weeks but I’m not quite done yet. Not, she said grimly, that this can ever be *done* for me, because I’ll just fall back into old habits if I loosen the rein. […]

So my dad has converted the garden shed at my parents’ place into an exercise studio, with a weight bench and a stationary bike and free weights. I said heck, I was going to just start going over there to exercise! “Good idea!” Ted said brightly. “It’s even a gym that provides childcare!” *laughs and […]

So disappointed. The weather report promised fog today and I was hoping to go over to Glasnevin cemetery to take pictures, but no, it’s lashing rain. Maybe we’ll go to the last day of baby group instead. Bah. Did pilates yesterday morning. So out of shape I was sore by mid-afternoon, instead of it taking […]

Dear Self: Lance Armstrong’s wonderful pep talk in Dodgeball ought to be enough to get anybody’s lazy ass out of bed and off to a workout (or whatever), but since that seems to be failing, let me emphasize heavily that your excuses are invalid. Love, Me