Otto, I wish I had a plug nickel for every time someone said “I don’t have time to exercise.”

You have time to sit in front of your tv for hours on end. Eat shit food. Take toxic pills that you don’t research. You apparently have plenty of time for all the doctor’s appointments and pills and procedures.

But you can’t find time to take a few minutes to move, push yourself, and possibly enjoy life more without all the pills and the doctor.

To your point. We make time for what’s important to us. People complain and we can ask: you enjoy being sick and infirm?

Fine. But kindly, don’t complain to me when there are lots of folks in their advanced years doing all kinds of activities (including wheelchair aerobics) that ensure that they have a much higher quality of life.

Again to your point, Otto, it doesn’t take running a daily marathon to develop better health. Small changes in our habits can work such wonders. It’s a wonder to me that more folks don’t do precisely that.

A votre sante. (Pardon the lack of accent marks).

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