Thursday, February 17, 2011
A Superiority Complex.
I've finally had verification of something that I always suspected of myself. I am SUPERIOR. I am not only above average - I'm way above average.
I got written results back from the sports med doctor from my test on Wednesday. I thought they were just checking to see my response to exercise. But no - it had to be quantified and I've come out with a VO2 of 47.6 which, for a woman of my vast age, puts me in the superior category. If I'd known I was going to get a result I may have tried a bit harder. I'd decided that I wasn't going to get to the puke zone - after all the whole reason for me doing this test was because I'm not feeling very fit. Imagine what it would have been if I was feeling okay. And imagine just how bad the people down the lower end of the scale of fitness feel every single day.
Son Sam, the exercise physiologist, grudgingly agreed that it was a pretty good result. But, not wanting me to get too inflated an ego, he let me know that it was JUST an estimate. I personally thought that he should be thrilled that he's come from such a SUPERIOR bloodline.
So today I'm basking in an air of superiority. Walking around looking at lesser beings and secretly pitying their averageness. Knowing full well that my superiority is on the rise - when I'm back to full health, I will be on another stratosphere. But don't worry - I'll still have time for all of my faithful followers.
(disclaimer: This blog has been written with my tongue wedged firmly in my cheek and should be read in the same manner.)