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Creation Date: 12-30-2010 03:23 PM
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  #13 New 07-20-2011 07:40 AM
I remember a hot dog commercial that said, "Don't you just love summer?"

For those who have followed my blog at least sometimes, the question might be, "Will she EVER get back into training?"

My hubbie loves to lift weights, an iron bar with old tires, suitably hidden behind an old Faith Tree , a kind of Arbor Vitae evergreen, out of view of neighbors, joggers, drivers by......

I'm wary of such exertions for myself, though, having gotten plantar fascitis from doing the seated leg stretches after a year of....not.
As I mentioned on an earlier post.

But there are always the stairs in the house, the propped tires, the bumper of an old car. As they said in Old New York, slowly by slowly, easy by easy. Or something like that.

Francis wrote that yes, futari geiko is great. But here at home futari geiko means luring hubbie dear into practicing Aikido with me. Do I practice karate kata with him and then ask for equal time for Aikido? But I can barely manage front stance let alone move along the lines without falling over.... (no I'm not being super modest about my present abilities....)

Helping him at work? That too might help. I sometimes do that anyway. But the funnies thing is cutting grass by hand seated on the ground. It does work, and there's no temptation to overdo the stretches. Besides, hubbie dear likes the grass long this year for his karate kata so I only have to do the edges between the practice part and the berry bushes.

Slowly by slowly, easy by easy. By the end of the summer I might actually be back in training.
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