Reading While Knitting

Nothing complicated; nothing too exciting, but yes, I do knit while I read. As well as during many other domestic activities.

Saturday, June 14, 2008


In the few early moments before a horde of moppets demands -- in the nicest way possible, don't get me wrong -- their Saturday pancakes, I have a moment to post.

Friends used to tell me that they didn't feel right if they didn't exercise. I laughed. Imagining a life where I wanted to do more sweaty work? Just didn't click with my experience. "Nothing affects my energy level normally," I said. "No ups and downs."

Well, friends, the laugh's on me. I'm antsy, achy, and twitchy to run. Apparently it's been smoothing out some rough edges for me, and I wasn't aware of it. Even knitting doesn't help unless I've already done the sweaty stuff.

An hour plus walk this morning might have helped take the edge off. Doesn't help that it's sort of crunch time for me in my classes -- many, many papers to grade. And that's not active work. I guess I'll have to do even more sit ups and pushups.


Edited to add: Whoops! It's knit in public day -- guess I will have to go a few rounds with the sock. I wonder if my front porch is public enough?


At 10:33 AM, Blogger suzee said...


Yep! It's a daily dose of Prozac for me, and I'm quite obnoxious if I don't do it.

I knit in public today without even knowing it was the day! I had to wait for a while at a Starbucks, and brought the bag with me. Thanks for letting us know about it.

At 10:33 PM, Blogger cpurl17 said...

sigh--I wish I'd get antsy to exercise.

Congratulations on the running! Someday we'll be cheering you on your first marathon!

At 1:35 PM, Blogger allisonmariecat said...

I used to look forward to exercising, but I have no time for it in my routine anymore, so it sounds dreadful. When I'm exercising, I want to be exercising; when I'm not, I don't :(

Totally forgot to K, much less KIP!


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