Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day?

by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer’s lease hath all too short a date.
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
And often is his gold complexion dimm’d;
And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance or nature’s changing course untrimm’d;
But thy eternal summer shall not fade
Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow’st;
Nor shall Death brag thou wander’st in his shade,
When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st:
So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.

Fat Loss Challenge

It’s time for a personal challenge! These are my goals which I hope to achieve latest by end Jan 2008.  Not entirely sure if it is workable but will give it a try.

  • Body Fat percentage between 18-20%
  • At least 10-16kgs off
  • Will be content with just 2 inches off the waist.

The last time I was determined was late Oct 2005.  And 5 months later I was 9Kgs lighter and shaved 7 inches off my waist.  How? Well there is no magic pill or special technique it is just takes a lot of hard work and effort.  Exercise and a proper diet are the keys.  Knowing what to eat and how much at which time of the day.  And I did it before joining any Gym membership.  It all started with only a jump rope, dumbbells and a bench.

Well check back in Jan 2008 to see if I succeeded.

What Do I Have To Be Thankful For?

Thought I make a list……perhaps you should too….


  • The warm morning sun that embraces me when I wake
  • The rain that cleanses and nourishes
  • Food, clothing and shelter that I have for myself and all at home
  • Lovely boys whose antics always makes me smile
  • Good Company to share life’s experiences
  • Health – So far so good
  • Music
  • A sense of humour – though sometimes goes missing for a spell
  • An appreciation for beauty and the arts
  • Mom & Dad – their never ending unconditional love
  • A wonderful, loving and caring Sister
  • Intelligence – Well just enough to help me make it through each day…hee hee
  • My Faith – never lost it no matter how bad things got.

Well this is for starters…cos I’m pretty sure there’s a wh0le lot more to be thankful for….