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Mike Has a Problem…

Sunday Today I was getting dressed and picked up a pair of jeans that were hung over a chair. As I started putting them on, I realised they weren’t mine but I still continued. They fitted like a glove. There … Continue reading

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We Swapped Roles

I’m so blessed. What usually happens is that I leave home at about 7-52am and am on the treadmill by 8am. At 8-30, it’s the Grid. At just after 9am, I cycle for a bit. By 9-20ish, I’m home. If … Continue reading

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A Day In Bed!

This morning when I woke up it was windy and cold and the rain was about to start falling. My laptop was next to my bed, so I just picked it up and spent the day working in bed. It … Continue reading

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I Did It!

It was Boxing Day – December 26th 2017 that I took the plunge into the gym pool for the first time. I swam one length of crawl and swam breast-stroke back.  Then I did that again and repeated it one … Continue reading

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A Working Day!

Yay, a working day. I worked from 6 to just after 7-30am. After that, I did home stuff, like make the bed and take out the garbage (bin day!) From 8am to 9-20am I went to gym. Today I decided to … Continue reading

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New Goals

As I have had very little work to do, I’ve been able to focus on getting fit. This is my 8th week exercising for an hour a day for six days a week. I managed to keep it up over … Continue reading

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What Happens to our Brains When We Exercise

Today was another beautiful morning in Fish Hoek with not too much wind. We met Julian, David (and Jack) for breakfast at the Stag. It was long and leisurely with some interesting discussion. Eventually, we all went our separate ways. … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster Ride

Today has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride. It was a matter of telling successful candidates of their success and unsuccessful candidates that they have not been successful. I rode the highs of those who were successful and plummeted … Continue reading

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30 Days Fitness Challenge

I knew today would be hard, but not hard hard! In the big schemes of things there is “hard” and then there is the kind of hard I knew today would be. This was not serious hard, just physically exercise … Continue reading

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Falling At The First Hurdle

These are the words that went through my mind yesterday when I really felt I didn’t want to go walking in a strong south-easter. I had skipped walking in the morning because the wind was blowing. I was planning to … Continue reading

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Doing What You Don’t Feel Like Doing…

9-09am After going to bed at about 11-30pm on Saturday night, I woke very early yesterday morning to put meat for lunch in the slow cooker. It turned into a delicious, tender silverside roast and there’s plenty leftover for today. … Continue reading

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