Thursday, February 14, 2008

Valentine’s Day ... Again

I swore to myself that this year I will not put on “Sleepless in Seattle” on the DVD player and watch it while eating a whole tub of ice cream again. I’ve done that for the past 12 years and it’s time that I change that.

So I plan to go to the gym tonight and go to my first spinning class instead. That would get my mind off Valentine’s Day. Hopefully the gym doesn’t do something corny like couples night or something just because it’s Valentines.

Still .. just to be sure that I don’t turn out to be a grouch about it, here’s a little something that has been stuck in my head for the better part of the week.

Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered – Celine Dion
CD: Mona Lisa Smile OST

I'm wild again, beguiled again,
A simpering, whimpering child again;
Bewitched, bothered and bewildered am I.

Couldn't sleep and wouldn't sleep,
When love came and told me I shouldn't sleep;
Bewitched, bothered and bewildered am I.

Lost my heart, but what of it?
He is cold, I agree.
He can laugh, but I love it,
Although the laugh's on me.

I'll sing to him, each spring to him,
And long for the day when I'll cling to him;
Bewitched, bothered and bewildered am I.


Chen said...


what on earth is spinning class by the way?

Nickxandar said...

Chen ...

Well .. it's not where you spin around, stop then stumble around like a drunk person .. although those are fun to do too if you're bored.

"Spinning" is basically a term/slang used to describe indoor cycling classes that they have at the gym. Usually it's instructor led and have fast/dance music playing to set the pace if the participants cycling. Was told that it's a great cardio workout so I'm trying it out for my PT off day.

More info on spinning/indoor cycling classes -

Chen said...

oh, we call it RPM class in Fitness First which I join!

Nickxandar said...

I see .. i think the term "spinning" has been treadmarked so other gyms need to use different terms for it.

Chen said...

do u join another classes such as pilates, yoga, aerobics et cetera?

i go for whatever classes that happen to be on, not choosy. besides going for personal training twice a week.

MIM said...

Happy birthday bro...!! hope that you had a good besday celebration... Johan & Imran

Nickxandar said...

Chen ...

I have yet to try any of the other classes at the gym ... felt too self conscious in group situations at the gym .. trying to change that slowly.

At the moment .. the spinning (rpm) class looks like the best fit for me because I already have 3 PT sessions in a week.

Nickxandar said...

Johan & Imran ...

Thanks, bros .. it was a blast having good company to share my bday with.

Next time we should get together if ever you guys come back to this side of the world.

Josh said...

Happy Birthday to you, Nick. I got to know your blog from Beruang Madu's blog.

I must say I'm flattered to know that my blog is linked to your 'Daily Blog Read List'.

Oh, ya, I love the song by Stacy Kent. Intend to get her album.

Nickxandar said...

Josh ...

Thanks for the wishes and visit!

Got to know of your link from an entry in Hazman's blog a few months back.

I've only found the "Breakfast On The Morning Tram" album on sale in KL, if you find her other CDs please do drop me a line as I'm looking for them too.