looking for a few good ideas

  amongst the irregular verbiage

We're not going to use the "C" word

After my third session on the elliptical trainer device, I have discovered the following facts: In 10 minutes, I can go a third of a mile and burn 60 calories.

After which I am pretty tired. These are probably not the most brilliant of fitness ratings, but what the heck. Early days.

I hope eventually to get my stamina up so I can exercise for a full 30 minute episode of Chef! or ReBoot.