Tuesday, October 30, 2012

I regret to inform you...

My Fellow Mature-aged Bloggers,

How should I say this?  Well, let me see...you know how a couple of posts ago, I told you I was going to take a summer semester course in Intensive Beginners Italian?  Well, I regret to inform you that...I'm so tired and I just don't think I can do it!!!  Despite my lecturer telling me it's a great course; you'll learn a lot; you'll get another 10 credit points out of the way - I'm...just...so...tired!  It's partly the 'Intensive' that's putting me off - I just don't think I can do anything too 'intense' at my age.  And I seriously think I need to give my mental self a break and concentrate on my physical self. 

I just read this morning that a recent study reveals 2 out of 3 Australians are overweight or obese.  2 out of 3!  I just know I'm one of them.  Sitting in front of this laptop; researching, reading and writing essays has taken its toll on my short, broad frame.  I'm not obese but I am fat and I really, really feel the need to work on my bod over the summer.  I owe it to my kids; I owe it to my fellow Aussies; and more importantly, I owe it to myself.

I've done well this semester; I've proven myself intellectually capable.  I deserve a break.  So apart from (stupidly and publicly) committing to re-reading all those 'classics' over the summer, the only remotely 'intense' activity that will be taking place in the gym...hopefully.

Forgive me?


  1. Good for you! I forgive you and I am sure you will feel better for the exercise. Good Luck! Enjoy!! xx

  2. Sounds like the right decision to me!!!! ENJOY YOUR TIME OFF! YOU DESERVE IT! But now I am going to get on your case if you decide during this break to not go back! YOU MUST FINISH THIS! Together we can!!! You quit, I quit!!!

    1. There is no way I'm not going back!! Nu-uh, I've come too far and so have you! xxx

    2. Good to hear!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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