It's reassuring to know that the lack of climbing partner isn't going to stop me, which means two things: I'll carry on improving (vital) and I'll be fit and strong in a month instead of floppy and wimpy. I tried doing pullups off the doorframe and surprised myself that I can do seven (then three more with a rest - that makes ten, right? RIGHT?).
And, especially for russiandolls, lifeofreilly and any other mad scientists who read this, here is a list of actual molecules and things with silly names, including Arsole, Cummingtonite and Moronic Acid..