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Good God I've Joined A Gym!

I have a funny (mostly hate) relationship with physical exercise.  Mainly it’s based on memories of PE lessons.  Which I was terrible at.  And which, more importantly, were taught by callous unimaginative bullies who lacked any empathic skills.   889 more words

Life And Everything


Goodness, it’s been a while!

It’s been a while since I posted last and while I could blame that partially on my university studies, I’ll be more honest and say that it was mostly because I felt uninspired. 440 more words


Your New Year Resolution Is To Join A Gym But Excuses Are Getting In The Way

You want to join a gym but you don’t think you have time, you can’t afford it, you don’t want others to look at you, you sweat like a pig, you……yadayadayada! 461 more words

Workout Routine

Mr T... 'Nuff Said

When I first started going to the gym I watched, with judging eyes, at these people standing there barking orders at red faced, sweaty, trainees.  As I stared at them, I thought to myself, “I am never going to be one of those people. 591 more words


Dear New Member: Confessions from a former Gym Junkie

Dear New member of the gym,

I am sorry for staring at you when first came into the gym, I didn’t mean any disrespect. I am always curious to whoever I share space with. 577 more words

New Life At 30: Making And Reaching Goals

Life Without Mr T.

Without going into detail, my house has been under some financial stress starting back in May. I realize it happens to everyone once in awhile, but it took a toll on us. 687 more words


Raising Healthy Kids

I am sure I am not the first parent to ask myself, “have I got them ready for the world?” and I know I won’t be the last, but either way, that question is swimming in my head as I type. 522 more words