Another parental lie blog...Sorry.
Sunday, April 26, 2009

Every time I bring up the fact that they're getting on my case about exercising, even though, I've finally worked out a system, it just dosen't seem fast enough for them. Granted we've had trust issues in the past, but, I've kept to my word about exercising three times a week, plus at least once on weekends(on my own time and terms). Every time I've done that, they've gotten on my case about exercising on the days I didn't plan out with them.

I'm thinking I need Dr. Phil here,



Monday, April 27, 2009 3:30 PM


I'm hearing the frustration here. I have parental difficulties also. It always makes me think of that scene in Cool Hand Luke:

"what we have here is a failure to communicate."

Brutally honestly. Sometimes brutal honesty is the hardest thing. But it takes a lot of brutal honesty to offset one teeny lie, by either party. That's what makes it so easy not to communicate.

Best of luck--and whether they care or not, keep exercising. It's something you do for your body that will be excellent in both short and long term. Good luck.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 3:20 PM


Dude, I gotta exercise too, and I'm an old PHART. And I flat -out HATE it. it's a boring waste of time I wanta spend doin' other stuff. The only thing I can suggest is what worked for me for a while: I can't do it 3 days a week. If it's important enough to do, I gotta do it EVERY GORRAMM DAY. I've walked 5 out of the last 7, I keep records, and I'm aiming for 7 out of the next 7. do that long enough, and it becomes a habit. I still don't like it, but I do it.
Only other thing is that I decided to do it, myself, nobody made me. "To mine own self, be true." I decided I'm gonna do it, so I'm gonna by DAMN do it.
good luck.


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