Friday nights and Saturdays are usually our time for relaxation, family time and fun. This usually involves some element of food. Eating out, cooking, going to friends for supper, or a take away. And of course- wine.
In an effort to avoid food type activity while I am on my strict diet, we are doing different, more active things. Challenging in this weather, on dark nights and in the Lake District. However, undaunted we went bowling yesterday. We have to go out of county for this.
A good time was had by all. Teenager's prowess at bowling is improving every time we play. He is finding a good technique. Other half is the usual power strategy- heaviest ball at top speed in an effort to obliterate all the skittles. I just hope they go down the side alleys and miss everything ( heh heh). I am slow but consistent. Not many glory moments but as the hare and the tortoise I often win.
What really made me interested though.... I can't manage the heaviest bowling balls during my game BUT........I have several of the heaviest ones to lose as weight on my own body. I spent the whole night converting the ball weights into pounds, and then correlating this to my own weight loss goals. It was an extremely sobering experience. The weight I carry must be having a huge impact on my joints - I am carrying that extreme weight around me with every day. In fact- I have already got rid of a whole bowling ball in weight.