A Thursday evening and after a day in the office I am a bit restless. Whilst performing the cat step dance in he kitchen as Tom tries to persuade me to give him extra food by being annoying. I decide to go out but feeling slightly guilty that Tom has been on his own all day I got out the cat entertainment system- Yes that’s right a large brown paper bag,
So I walked down the road feeling good in my healthy choice off activity but starting to ponder my options as I felt hunger. As I was having good healthy exercise taking a small diversion and getting fish and chips was fully justified. I reinforced my healthy lifestyle by choosing to have only vinegar and no salt. I carried my dinner to the beach where I clambered gingerly over rocks to find a spot to sit.(knowing my balance to be less than it once was). Sitting relaxed eating my fish and chips
I listened to the discordant cries of seagulls and a group of boys yelling for attention. Their high pitched boasting that one of them had a knife becoming immediately tiresome .In my mind the thought that they were definitely short of a full set of cutlery remained unsaid as I walked down the beach taking photographs as I went.
After half an hour I wandered home legs tired but I felt content.
Tis morning I played badminton and for the second week running I played better than I have played in the 15 months since I started playing once a week on a Sunday. So what’s the difference? Since I reviewed my medication and we increased a dosage of one of them in March, my badminton has improved.
So putting these two things together I realise that although my fitness may have been on a downward trend it is not a fixed condition and can be improved. S I will just for the moment add a few minutes here and there and build it up. Before writing this I hit the punch ball 300 times.
So thanks for reading. I will leave you with a Buzz Lightweight quote” to fitness and beyond”.