growing old, losing weight
It had to happen. Basking in the glow of accidentally losing 2kg without apparently doing anything had to cease. Basking in glows does not cause weight loss. I wish it did.
The pool had to happen again. The bike was looking like happening there for a bit today, but the morning thunderstorm that ripped through the place took some of the shine off that idea. I have never been good on bikes in the wet. Something to do with traction I believe.
And there is nothing quite so delicious as swimming in an indoor heated pool with the walls rolled up so you can see the rain pelting down. Well, almost nothing.
Overjoyed to find the staff were familiar, after Yvonne told me that the place had been taken over by complete strangers. It had been, but they were the strangers that I already knew. (author has a major mental problem with meeting /interacting with anyone he doesn't know - it's a brain thing - they make drugs for it)
That settled it was a bit of a shock to note that, over the last few months in abeyance, the shoulders and legs did not take kindly to the extra work.
38 laps - somewhat short of the regular 50 I was doing - and I feel it coming back. The familiar support of the water, smell of chlorine (a smell I love), the warmth, the comfort.
Staggered home feeling good - tired, but clean and good, with a resolution to add in a pool day as often as possible while avoiding the almost inevitable obsessional thing where I have to go every day, which happened way back - six months or more back. Staggered home feeling very much like I do after a good kite buggy day - tired, tight skinned and happy, thereon to sleep beautifully.
It's as good as it gets.
Yellowarrows - repeated
Previous post was all about it - the new yellowarrow site - something I would like to see much more attention paid to. This is a project that I really fell for, one of two, the other being Post Secret, another mark of brilliance, and another project that has had limited uptake in Australia. What is it with the great downunder - are they all to anally retentive to get into these things? Are they perhaps unaware of them? Beats the shit out of me.
The brains behind it all has even had a book published of the secrets that people post in to him - more details of which can be found in this post here. Check it out, and then prepare an excuse for not getting involved. What are you about to tell me? You have no secrets to share? Let me tell you - everyone has secrets, and everyone has secrets to share.
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