Saturday, September 25, 2010
Afraid my resolution to blog every day this month has failed. I have found it really useful for my motivation and certainly found the supportive responses most helpful. I've been busier than I expected to be with non-stop appointments with students or working away. Plenty of walking time in the course of my duties but no strength exercises to speak of. Some questionable food choices. Time to correct all that and get back on the wagon although there is potentially one more week before the students settle down to their serious course work and leave me free to get on with my own life.
I returned from work in the West Country yesterday morning because I wanted to attend the funeral of the son of friends who died instantly, aged 41, in a ridiculous domestic electrical accident. There had to be a post mortem and various tests so the funeral was delayed and then happened rather quickly. It was really harrowing - he was the sort of guy that burned bright, inspired everyone he had contact with and has left a huge gap in many lives. Too young to go and with so much left to achieve. Certainly stopped my personal self-pity in it's tracks.
So - today's the new start - good food - decent strength exercises and walking a lot are on my menu again - come what may!