Friday, 27 May 2011

Writing Fit

Apparently living on 4 hours sleep, codeine (for a clicking jaw) & Irn Bru (the real national drink of Scotland) isn't healthy.

Who’d have thought it?  On the plus side I don’t smoke or drink, which probably makes me a bad writer type as many of the great writers did. 

So, I'm on a health kick. 
 

This consists of –

  • Trying to wean myself off Irn Bru (the sugar laden drink from Barrs).  This isn’t easy.  The Bru is like crack cocaine to me.
  • Starting to do more exercise. I walk for miles with the dog every day and have inner thigh muscles of steel, but that is clearly not enough. So, I have began doing one of the 10 Minute Solutions DVDs. Target Toning is meant to be toning for beginners.
  • Trying to con myself into believing I don’t like chocolate. I have shown remarkable restraint. My proof is the big bar of Galaxy that’s still sitting in my kitchen.
  • I have started listening to Paul McKenna’s I Can Make You Thin hypnosis tape. In the absence of him being willing to pay for extensive liposuction I listen to the tape. The weird thing is it works. The day after I’ve listened to it I find myself eating less.

Now, if only I had time to listen to the tape more.

5 comments:

  1. Good luck. I'm trying so hard too! Well I've convinced myself that I'm trying hard and actually trying hard will start soon!

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  2. Thanks Tina. I was going to tape me doing the exercises (just aduio) and put it on my blog. Sadly, there was too much cursing. Think that woman is trying to kill me.

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  3. I have the same problem. I try to walk every day but keep thinking I will do more maybe tomorrow...

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  4. Congratulations on the reshaping of your body but are you as happy as your dog?

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  5. We need to keep at it Shirley, if we can only summon up the energy.

    Anon, I could never be as happy as my dog.

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