I’m going to run the marathon tomorrow for the second time. Too bad I feel unprepared, unmotivated, weak, sluggish and depressed. I’m not convinced I can even finish, much less improve upon my time from last year. This time there will be no-one waiting for me at the finish line with home-made cake and sandwiches either.
This was last Saturday:
Somewhat suddenly I found myself in a bicycle tour of the curve of the Danube, North of Budapest. From 9:30 to 22:30 we completed 80 kilometers, had two flat tires, ate hake and ice cream, and generally had an awesome time.
I was told that based on a graphology analysis I seem to be permanently dissatisfied with my performance; I know I’m cut out for more but always fail to see things through and just give up. Pseudoscience or not, this may have some truth in it. Still, I haven’t given up this journal, have I?
I was shown a new route to/from work yesterday evening that takes me through a river island instead of the embankment of the Danube. No traffic or lights, just trees and the occasional jogger for five to ten minutes, depending on how much I want to hurry. Soundtrack by the birds and the pair of Vittoria Rubinos. A much welcome change offering moments of true serenity at a time when it’s most needed.
I ride the bike to work every day, which is 30 to 40 minutes one way. On top of that, all the running. I suppose I must be in the 53%. Plus the video does say that there is a diminishing ROI.
Often I feel just as useless as this journal is. Well, at least I don’t take all this – makes a pointing gesture around – seriously. Or do I?
Tavaly év elején még úgy mentek a dolgok, hogy egy csomó sorozatot együtt néztünk tesómmal. Volt persze, hogy valamelyikőnk előbb megnézett egy-egy epizódot, de mindig bevártuk egymást.
A nyári szünetben már pótolnom kellett egy csomó részt utólag, az új évadokkal pedig teljesen elvesztem. A Vampire Diariesből például egy szem epizódot sikerült eddig megnézni.
A fene gondolta, hogy ide jutok.
Olyan sok film, sorozat, könyv, blogbejegyzés, esti program, koncert, színdarab, lefutandó kilométer, quest és achievement van, és olyan iszonyú kevés idő.
Today, instead of ordering or eating at the cafeteria, I had lunch packed and brought from home. Moreover, it was girlfriend-prepared.
I gained a level.
Looks like not just legally but also economically we are transitioning more and more back to Communism where the only thing in abundance is scarcity. At least that’s what I thought yesterday when several items I intended to buy were simply unavailable. Or maybe I shouldn’t have delayed Christmas shopping until the 20th?
At least I got around to updating the tagline and About page.