my company is hosting a get moving campaign for employees. you individually or in a team (up to 4) log exercise hours every week. if you complete 150 minutes each week for 4 weeks you are entered in a prize drawing.
participation requires that you fax your activity log sheet every monday.
also, the campaign takes place during a month where i will be out of town for a week.
ughhhh... too much hassle.
(really, a fax machine?)
instead, i'm going to do my own "moving".
150 minutes is about 25 minutes a day? sounds do-able, even on non sleeping days!
especially with my shiny, new bicycle. ^___^
i've been riding short distances every day, usually just around pauoa. i'm like a baby again! the chain ring is a bit bigger than on my giant- me legs were tired just going to booth park for the first time! :X also getting used to riding with both feet in the toe clips, haha. i usually ride the giant with only my right foot strapped so i can hop off at red lights. left foot, you will learn to be smart and find your place in the pedal! 8| anyway, there are some advantages... with the big ring it's pretty speedy once you get going. :) i also noticed it's easier to steer with no hands... for some reason i tend to veer to the left when i bike with no hands on the giant. *shrug*
next week i'm planning longer bikeventures, we'll see if i can handle the hills! my marker is queen emma street- if i can conquer that slope, i'm not worried about biking anywhere else (because i outright refuse to go on auwaiolimu street unless absolutely necessary. *pout* )
this week's library haul... nothing new. i renewed microcosm again, despite what i said last time, and i also renewed packing for mars. i am excited to finish it so i can move on to mary roach's newest book, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.
because, you know, i'm all about food and body processes. i was about to include defecating as another interest but poop is only interesting when it has interesting things in it like campylobacter or white blood cells or parasitic worms. in all other cases, it's just a bunch shedded cells that we don't need. also, it smells.
i watched all the movies i borrowed.
Atlas shrugged pt. I | story good, acting bad. might have to conquer the book now! fountainhead didn't take too long to read...
Blade Runner | too stylized, wanted to like it more but the clothes and hair were too distracting (i feel the same way about the hunger games movie. in ten years people will watch it and be like WTF going on with the outfits?!)
12 monkeys | cool idea, i love time travel stories! the psychiatrist reminded me of Harley Quinn.
Adjustment Bureau | i feel like this is strongly related to the dark tower (but in my life, what isn't?!).
in related news, looooooook! a leukophage! it's a macrophage that phagocitized a white cell!
my job is cooler than yours.
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