Why keeping fit is the best kind of personal therapy- New Series in the Globe and Mail

Paddle- Jan 14

I’ve been told that men shouldn’t take selfies, but in this case I’m calling for an exception. In the shot I’m smiling, clinging to my paddleboard, submerged up to my armpits in the ocean. The water temperature of Oak Bay in Victoria is around 8 degrees Celcius, the wind is blowing at 25 knots and I still can’t get it out of my head that I need to get out and paddle around the pilot light in the Bains Channel. It’s just something that has to be done – and I snapped a photo that is equal parts proof that I’m doing it and reminder that this is my kind of therapy.

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