Thursday, 5 November 2009

6 Stretching the Truth

I am injured.

The trainer at the gym says it isn't strictly an injury when its just that my muscles are sore due to being unused, but I'm not convinced. It hurts to type, it hurts to flush the toilet and don't even think about making me laugh. If that's not an injury then I don't know what is.

I've mentioned before that I'd joined the gym after a long period of abstinence, and quite frankly the experience so far has been pretty traumatic.

It started when I had my initial fitness assessment. It wasn't so much the bit when I had to do as many sit-ups as possible in a minute (am so not telling how many!) Nor was it having to do as many press-ups as I could to the point of exhaustion (again, no way! Put it this way, when I told my cop friend who had to do the same thing in the fitness test to join the force, she laughed. I was only doing the girl ones as well.)

No, the trauma occurred when I was measured. I have a missing inch. And I don't mean round my bum, which would be welcomed. No, somehow I'm shorter than I thought(which was short enough!) Turns out that I have been living a lie for years. I've been convincing myself that I'm about average, when all this time I should actually have been shopping in the petite section. I probably could even have managed to go for the kids sizes and saved on the VAT. It was a shock to say the least. It's probably the same the way I'd feel if I found out after all these years that I was adopted. Actually as my brother often tells me that I was, I'd probably be more prepared for that.

You realise it also means I've been lying on my dating profile? I'm going to have to be like (small pecker) guy and warn men in my first message to them so that there are no nasty surprises if we finally meet. I do have a potential date next week actually. He's allegedly 6ft 3. We'll be like a mop and bucket out for tea!

6 comments:

Argentum Vulgaris said...

Petite... I had a girlfriend in Bolivia who used to shop in the kids section. Ah, yes, she was old enough (just clarifying for the dirty minded sods).

I love your blog, found a little button said Follow so I pushed it. I am also linking you on my blog:
http://itsnotthecoffin.blogspot.com/
I want to here more about this buzzing sound I hear from the bedroom.

I am also going to inlcude you in my Blogger's Cafe:
http://avarchives.blogspot.com/

Hmmm, under what?
Library 1 - Girl's Blogs

Check it out.

AV

Rapunzel said...

Thanks AV! Will check yours out and return the favour. Just want to stress, as you are a fellow blogger, that the misuse of brackets in this post relates to the post Positive Mental Attitude. I can't tell you how hard it was for me to do!

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