This is my Faith, just back from a little grocery shopping trip with me. I took her along to send her younger brother to tuition, then decided to buy some things at the supermarket after that.
"Good girl, Faith, for helping Papa!" I said, pleased that she could hang on to the plastic bag of groceries I gave her. The autism and her low tone means she usually has trouble holding on to heavier items.
This is Faith seconds later, dashing off from the lift lobby, giggling. She does that sometimes, bolting away for no good reason. I think she finds it amusing to make me run after her. Needless to say, I ended up chasing after her to make sure she didn't run to the street. My radar and reflexes are very good and sharp but my sprinting isn't of Usain Bolt standard. I was winded by the time I caught her.
Being part of the 1 Million kg Blogger Challenge has made me acutely aware of how important it is to keep myself fit for my kids. Sure, losing weight is nice and all, but making sure my heart is strong and body reasonably fit, even as I enter my late forties, is even more important.
I've been adding more veggies into my daily meals and thinking of running or swimming more. Maybe trying some other exercise besides cycling. Varying the exercise routine a bit is probably good for the body. The human body adapts to a exercise routine very quickly and after a while you can plateau if you don't push other parts of the body.
Anyway, do sign up for the #1mkg Challenge yourself. It will be good for you to shed some kilos healthily and win some prizes (got car!). Use my link: http://bit.ly/N2U2vq.
And let's make sure Miyagi does the hot yoga forfeit. Heheh.