Archive for August 11th, 2009

Missed It Again

It happened again; I missed my workout routine schedule for Monday night. I was supposed to do my circuit training routine for around 30 minutes, which I usually end with a breathing exercise I learned from martial arts as a complement to the usual cooling down routine.

I overslept when waiting for my kids to sleep, waking up at 2 o’clock in the morning. I don’t want to exercise at that hour because I am sure it is not healthy. I usually exercise at around 10 o’clock in the night, because that is when I am free from any other daily tasks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jakarta’s Traffic, Again

Traffic in the RainI am a motorcycle rider just like several hundred thousand (or even millions perhaps) other people in and around Jakarta who rely on a motorcycle to get to work. I’ve been riding a motorcycle since my university days which counts to around twelve years of motorcycle riding experience.

It was quite an experience. I’ve been through all kinds of traffic, from the most crowded that not even a motorcycle can pass through Jakarta’s peak hours during morning and evening commute, to the most deserted well past the middle of the night. I’ve also been through the worst kind of rain and heat, even riding through street with burn marks after the riot in Jakarta, around 10 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »