Fitness is imminent!

I think I’m a marketer’s dream.  I’m a sucker for buying new things.  Today I had brunch with a friend, found out about the Fitbit One and Bare Blends natural protein and, within 24 hours, have bought both. Fitness is imminent! Can’t blame a girl for trying to be more healthy, right?! Apparently we’re all … Continue reading

Release the Qi! (Part 2)

Following on from this post, I would like to provide an update on my tai chi lessons. I am taking tai chi lessons with the Hong Kong Club.  The classes run painfully slowly, so slowly that they are a test of my skills in mindfulness.  They are also a test of my Cantonese skills. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

Rockin’ with da grannies

I am pleased to announce that I’m starting pilates and tai chi!  It’s time to release the qi!  Because I am a competitive person, and get discouraged when I can’t keep up with the class, I have decided to rock it with the grannies.  By that I mean, I am joining classes designated for grannies and … Continue reading

Be still. Keep calm. Be cool.

I suspect I’ve become a workaholic.  I never thought this day would come.  I used to snigger at people who loved their jobs. In law firms, war stories of workaholic women are told and retold in hushed voices.  Did you hear that  [pregnant partner who shall remain anonymous] had to be wheeled out of the … Continue reading

Another one bites the dust

Last night I went to yoga, and half the class didn’t turn up!  Whee! This means two key things: I can be smug about my perseverance; and The teacher-to-student ratio increases. I’m surprised how good this makes me feel.  In relation to the first point, I think I feel particularly good because I’d felt like … Continue reading

Strength and beauty

The other day I came across this photo on my Facebook feed: It got me thinking about my never-ending struggle to exercise and be healthy.  I realised there was a big discrepancy in my attitude towards my body, versus my attitude towards everything else. I generally like to challenge myself and try new things.  I … Continue reading

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