29 Dec 2004

blood red eyes

29 Dec 2004

I’ve got the cool shorts, the will, the technique. All I’ve left to acquire are a nice pair of powered goggles, and a bigger lung capacity. Damned pool has so much chlorine lately.

It’s been a while since I’ve done my laps. Only managed 12 this evening. Why the sudden urge to swim, you ask? Well, I was at the sports complex the whole day today, entertaining 300 users who’ve come from all parts of the country to shoot us down with regards to the new system. Since we were there, why not play squash after that? Call it stress relief.

I lasted only 45 minutes.

There’s a gym right next to the courts, but I’m not mentally prepared to go in. Malu. It was then that I remembered Yakitate! Japan episode 8, where Kawachi starts his rigorous training to gain solar hands, beginning with a daily 10km swim. If he could do it, and if JL could do it, why can’t I?

So here I am, aching all over with irritated eyes. A nice addition to the already troubled mind.


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