Category: walking

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 35/2022: Just do the next thing

Week of 29 August 2022 Just do the next thing. . . I started to write this post but, reading over it, I realised it wasn’t going anywhere. So I’ve shortened it to be a quick update on my three focus areas. I want to fix my shoulder and...

Week 33/2022: Arty adventures

Week of 15 August 2022 Arty adventures Tuesdays are my half days at work. When I have a medical appointment at 12.00, which doesn’t happen very often because I normally get in at 2.20, my work day gets cut back to about two and a half hours. This Tuesday...

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 30/2022: Goodnight, good neighbours

Week of 25 July 2022 To Pauline Hanson, Goodnight, good neighbours When I did my first solo trip to Melbourne in the mid-90s, I told my friends there were three things I absolutely had to do. To go to Hanging Rock, to see the floral clock and to visit...

Week 29/2022: Our bodies are made to move

Week of 18 July 2022 Our bodies are made to move That’s what the shoulder guru physiotherapist said to me at my first appointment on Tuesday. I mean, I know this, right? We are meant to move, not sit staring at a screen for eight, ten, twelve hours a...

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 26/2022: I’m reviewing the situation

Week of 27 June 2022 I’m reviewing the situation When I made my 22 for 2022 list, I grouped the 22 things under the three areas where I wanted to make progress in the first three months of 2022: supporting my body and mind engaging in meaningful work exploring Half...

Week 23/2022: Catching my breath

Week of 6 June 2022 Catching my breath This was a week where some stuff happened to other people, work went on and it was really cold. It was another week where I had to lower my expectations of what I could get done because I didn’t feel like...