WW Update

Thursday today – so its WI (er, Weigh In day, rather than Women’s Institute ;-)) day. I’ve lost 3lb in two weeks, and today I’m hoping to see another good loss on my card. I’m still exercising as often – and being disciplined about points etc. On the Core plan, I’m tracking, which I know most people see as “pointless” (pardon the pun), but I find it really does help focus the mind. I’ve even going to the extent of working out total points used, total bonus points earned, total points left at the end of the week and seeing if there’s a connection between them in relation to the weight loss I get…

We shall see!

I Feel Old

This morning I got a letter from my university Alumni association inviting me to a reunion in summer. With lots of activities planned and the chance to go back and see how the university has changed over the years, it’s an interesting prospect…but, then I thought about it and what it actually means. 20 years ago in September I started my first semester at university. 20 years ago!! OMG.

I remember walking into the halls on the first day, discovering that I was in the only hall of residence dedicated to segregated living arrangements…that my parents thought they needed to make friends for me…that my mum was heartbroken I was leaving home, despite telling me for years to go out and be independent…that I really didn’t have a clue what I wanted to do with my education…and that I was surrounded by a lot of young people who just wanted to get drunk a lot.

The really good thing is that 20 years on, I’m still in touch with a lot of the people I met at uni – even some of those I met on the first day. Some of them, I don’t see very often, but still count as “true” friends. The memories from the uni years are priceless, but do I want to go back without the people I call friends?

Not sure…

One of my uni friends is getting married this Summer – I’m sure there’s an opportunity to catch up with other alumni at his wedding. We’re all “growing up” slowly but surely…weddings, kids, (divorce/splits) – we’re a different group now, but there’s something that links us all…