Category: exercise

Week 47/2022: moving again

Week of 21 November 2022 Move by 3 p.m. Getting back to posts about Laura Vanderkam’s book Tranquility by Tuesday, chapter 3 is called Move by 3 p.m. (Yes, I’ve skipped chapter 2. Because it’s complicated!) If you’re super observant, you might have noticed one of the habits I’ve...

Week 46/2022: a painful week

Week of 14 November 2022 A painful week So, what would be the next fun thing that might happen after a couple of weeks of feeling flat, uninspired and unmotivated? Oh, yes! My back could give out on me. Which is, of course, exactly what happened on Monday morning...

Week 39/2022: Minimising overwhelm

Week of 26 September 2022 Minimising overwhelm Monday was my first day in the office for a very long time. There were a few reasons for me not having gone back before now, some of which involve other people, and it all started to get complicated. But there’s a...

Week 32/2022: Joyful movement

Week of 8 August 2022 Joyful movement After writing about movement a few weeks ago, I started thinking about my walking habit. Walking is one of the things that I do. My habit has been to get up early and go for a walk before anyone else is up...

Week 27/2022: The (not so great) restart

Week of 4 July 2022 The (not so) great restart My mid-year review last week is supposed to set me up for the next three months at least and I have my three key areas to focus on during this time. I also wanted to get back into my...

Week 22/2022: Recovery mode

Week of 30 May 2022 Recovery mode I’m not very good at resting when I’m sick. My usual approach is as soon as I feel a little bit better, I start right back where I left off without making sure I’m fully recovered. Sometimes it’s been okay but, as...

Week 19/2022: A fair to middling week

Week of 9 May 2022 A fair to middling week Nothing went horribly wrong this week and nothing went amazingly right. It was a week among many. Kramstable and I went in the City to Casino on Sunday, which was a nice Sunday walk for me and run for...

Week 13/2022: Deep work rhythms

Week of 28 March 2022 Deep rhythms This week was challenging due to a situation with a family member I can’t really get into other than to say that it has had, and continues to have, a significant impact on me and on my mental health. This week was...

Week 41/2021: lockdowngetdown

Week 41/2021: Week of 11 October 2021 Lockdowngetdown I can’t say that, when I got up on Friday morning, I’d thought that 12 hours later we’d be in a covid lockdown, but there we are. Some guy from NSW, who tested positive for covid (dubbed “covidiot” in the local...

Week 23/2021: memories

21 for 2021 update The Change Journal (thing 4) This week I completed the 66th day of the final habit in the habits chapter (chapter 7) of the Change Journal so I’ve now completed seven chapters. Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different...