It all started like this.
I was having lunch with the Nuffies at the famous Pudu Siew Yoke or what I call "Kobe Pork" because it's so smooth and tender. As usual I've been trying to cut down on my food a little now so I limited myself to just three pieces of "Kobe Pork".
Then Yee Hou insulted me!
"Aiyah Tim.. why you bother.. you're already fat anyway!!!"
Heck!!! I'm not fat, I just have a little tummy but so do all guys my age. Once you get to a certain age, your metabolism rate slows down and you tend to develop a small tummy.
SEE?! I where got fat?!?
But anyway after some F words being thrown across the table I said
"OKAY!!! LETS BET AN EXPENSIVE DINNER: BY JUNE 09 I WILL HAVE ABS SO FIRM YOU CAN WASH YOUR JEANS ON IT... "
Yee Hou agreed.
So I started last week. Rather than joining the gym first, I decided to spend the first 2 months burning off whatever tummy I had before I started working out in the gym. Now every morning I wake up at 6AM and head over to KLCC Park to jog.
Armed with the earphones of my iPod/iPhone in my ears I jog around the track there for an hour.
KLCC Park is actually really nice and it's not just because of the beautiful view of the Petronas Twin Towers and its surrounding buildings.
I mean I've been to quite a few other parks around the Klang Valley, but I gotta say this is my favourite simply because it's just so well maintained and the view around the park is beautiful.
Jogging there also gives me a lot of time to think. Each time I run, I find myself reflecting on my life and all that reflection helps me clear my head for decisions on Nuffnang and also in my personal life.
Life is a little like a jogging track.
You always move forward but sometimes you tend to slow down a bit when the going gets tough and the people that are successful in making it to the end the quickest are the ones that never give up and push themselves the hardest.
Right after my jog I head back into KLCC where I see plenty of people dressed in their office clothes getting ready to start their workdays. Mondays are the funniest because out of every 10 people you see, at least 2 of them are grumpy as hell because it's a Monday morning.
I head back home to shower and I get into the office just when everyone else gets in to start my work day.
They say a good morning's exercise makes you feel fresh throughout the whole day. I think it's not just that. I think the jog gives you the alone time that everybody needs at some point in his life.