Don't let the covid in
The advice on covid is still pretty confusing. We are as frustrated, not just with limitations on our personal lives at home, but we usually plan to take regular short breaks every month. We are unsure when we can restart.
Black lives matter
8 mins 46 secs - the length of time the policeman knelt on George's neck.
My current 2000 metre time indoor rowing is 8mins 42 secs. I don't know why, it just makes you stop and think.
I agree we may all need to examine how we feel about stuff, including racism. I am cautious about saying anything further, other than slave owners are part of our heritage, an unpleasant part. Join the list of unfairness and privilege. There is a saying 'Behind every fortune there is a crime.'
8 minutes is a long time to struggle breathing.
Staying mentally and physically active
I came across these recommendations for good habits in older people. It appeared on my email app - some are a bit much
Watching too much television
Making unhealthy choices
Smoking, physical inactivity, high alcohol intake, poor diet, prolonged sitting worked synergistically to increase risk for all-cause mortality.
Okay we all get this. You have to have been down a coal mine for the last 20 years to miss it. Add in high cholesterol, premature death in a relative, being over 75, hypertension, diabetes.
When you are 75, what constitutes a premature death?
BarbecuingHowever delicious, barbecuing might burn away years of your life.
It's a joke, right?
Eating sugary food
This is a new one for me. Do I have time in my day?