Exercise

“You’re so not in form, now who was it who claimed to start running every morning?”

“Huff… puff… I know, I’ll start tomorrow.”

“How many times do I tell you to exercise, but no.”

“Huff… I will. Let’s just get to this shed and then go home.”

“You said that last time too.”


This piece may or may not have contributions from family & friends 😉

Also, apologies in advance for duplicate comments. WordPress is being a pest where it’s either asking me to re-login or says there’s an error whenever I hit ‘Post Comment’ and I can’t seem to figure out if it’s already published. 

The photo prompt has been given by Alicia Jamtaas at the Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields and the word prompt (Knot) has been given for the Six Sentence Stories hosted by Denise Farley.

34 responses to “Exercise”

  1. Yep! Any resemblance with real people is coincidental- the story is pure fiction!😉

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  2. I’d procrastinate too, but I lack the will power for it

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    1. The will power to procrastinate or to exercise?

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  3. Maybe it’s a good thing they haven’t made it to the shed…. who knows what lurks there in the darkness, eh???? Great story!

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    1. Exactly why exercising after dark never worked out 🤔

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  4. Exercise is good – even if it’s just a walk to the shed!

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    1. As long as the shed is not too far 🙂

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  5. That all sounds a lot like me and my “ever-impending exercise regimen” 🙂

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    1. I’m sure you’ll get there… one day 😉

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  6. once I can ditch the walker, I’ll start walking again.. my wardrobe is begging me to do so!

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  7. Ouch, guilty as charged – I will start exercising soon! 😉

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  8. Sounds like the only running he’ll be doing is running out of breath!

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  9. I just walk. It’s less exhausting but at least doable for me.

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    1. Something is better than nothing 🤷

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  10. the first step is always the hardest. i know it fully well. 🙂

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    1. I find it’s the 2nd, 3rd and 4th steps too.

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      1. perhaps taking a deep breath can help. 🙂

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  11. Such a humorous and relatable story.

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  12. And we all know how well it works to harp on people to get them to do what you think they should (insert eye roll here). Well done!

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    1. Well some people do need that extra push 😉

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  13. Interesting take on the prompt. Well done.

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  14. ok, where’s the hidden camera?!!
    lol
    fun Six

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    1. It wouldn’t be ‘hidden’ if you knew where it was 😉

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  15. That’s the way I feel about exercise, too. Tomorrow!

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    1. Glad to have some company in this 🙂

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  16. Dear Bernadette,

    Exercise? I thought you said extra fries. 😉 Exercise, like diet, starts tomorrow. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. Extra fries after a workout are always welcome 🙂

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