Kill two birds with one stone
Hello my friends! Good morning!
Dear Lewis! I am so happy to hear your news. So, you are a dad-to-be. Congratulations! Being a parent is a fantastic thing and a new and a giant responsibility. It is a responsibility for a life…Holding his/her hand in yours for the first time, seeing his/her first smile, listening to his/her first word, seeing his/her first step….oh! These are fantastic and unforgettable experiences. And children grow up so quickly…so enjoy every moment with your newborn baby.
My lovely friend, who has also small (two- and four-year-old) children, always asks me how to be a good father. I totally agree with Jo and Amy that anyone who thinks about being a good father will not fail to reach it and will succeed. I have been thinking and here are my four characteristics that I think make a good parent: affection, appreciation, understanding, tolerance. Does this help?
As I see everybody does something in order to keep fit and healthy. Adriana plays football, Ana Paula does Body Balance, Naheed takes a yoga class, Leila goes to sauna, Jo and Amy go for a massage and Stephen goes for a run. And I ride my exercise bicycle. However, riding an exercise bicycle is not fun at all. It is rather boring. I usually watch the news on television when I use it so I kill two birds with one stone.
I had a little health problem. I arranged an appointment to see my doctor for a check up in summer. She did blood test and after a few days she said that my cholesterol level was too high and I should go on a diet. I could not believe my ears. I? I have high cholesterol level????!!!! I was bitterly frustrated to hear that. I did not really know what I should change in my life because I am not overweight, I try to eat healthy food - lots of fresh vegetables and fruit and so on. I also know the saying: One apple a day keeps the doctor away. I thought: “Perhaps, I do not move enough Aaaggh!! I probably spend lots of time in front of the computer???!!!” So, I have decided to do more exercise. Since then I have been cycling for 45 minutes every day. Why exactly 45 minutes? The news last 45 minutes….Just imagine, when I went for a check up again in November, my cholesterol level was lower. It was almost normal. So, my belief in doing exercise is strengthened.
Naheed! Thank you for your post about yoga. I have never taken any yoga class. Maybe, I should try it.
Adriana! I think we are all obsessed with this blogging area. We all love it. It seems to me that I use the same dictionary. May I write the title here? I do not know. Is the first letter L and the last N? Thank you for the links. I have not had a chance to take a look yet, but I will soon. The pictures are marvellous. I am green with envy that you are on the beach because I love the sea. Finally, thank you for the tongue twister, as well. I liked it.
Ana Paula, I have not seen this movie yet. Did you like the film? I am looking forward to reading about Itapety Mountain.
Leila, I have read your suggested link very carefully. It is really interesting and useful.
Take care! See you soon,
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