I’m not a runner

February 16, 2014

Today I enjoyed a new experience. I went for a run.

Not, you understand, that I’m a runner now.

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Gym rat

September 7, 2012

Just a brief update. I feel fitter and stronger, but am still hitting the gym. Last night I went and just did some cardiovascular work. According to the machine readouts, based on my current weight, I managed to burn off 660 calories in an hour long session. That’s not too shoddy.

I shall be slimmer before too long, I can feel it.


Making light of things

August 9, 2012

It’s been two weeks since I had the news from my doctor that I needed to adjust my cholesterol levels and balance, lose a lot of weight and generally sort myself out.

So, I started to do exactly that. Read the rest of this entry »


Three days in…

July 29, 2012

So, the weight loss program has begun.

I no longer eat food with high levels of refined sugars or saturated fats, I’ve dropped coffee and alcohol completely, and am looking at herbal teas.

Oh, and I joined a gym. I’ve done at least 20 minutes cardiovascular exercise every day since Thursday, and I feel… Read the rest of this entry »


Run, fat boy, run.

July 26, 2012

I’ve never been yelled at to run. I am by nature more sedentary. However, given the appointment with my doctor this morning and the subsequent lifestyle changes which are required, I’ve joined a gym. Read the rest of this entry »


Abstinence makes the heart grow stronger.

July 26, 2012

I’m ill. My cholesterol level is 6.4 (I assume mmol/l) and one of my liver functions came back very wrong. Read the rest of this entry »