Monthly Archives: January 2011

doin the hump day hump.

It’s official, I am terrible at coming up with titles. Did my 2 miles today. Okay, it was a kind-of-cheating 2 miles. I ran the first mile faster than usual, then walked for 1/4 mile, then ran another fast 1/2 … Continue reading

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Magic bullet

Bad weather this morning and the gym was completely empty, save for one or two men in the weight room. So quiet! I did my 30 minutes on the elliptical in the cardio room all alone, and that was okay. … Continue reading

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This is not the blog you are looking for.

Search engine terms are funny sometimes. Yesterday someone found this blog (the entry I made earlier this week) googling for “thinspiration”.  Honey… you are looking in the wrong place.  We only have fatspiration around here. (well, people of all sizes … Continue reading

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Hamster wheel!

My post-workout shower was like the best. thing. ever. today. I wasn’t especially hot or sweaty but the water just felt so nice. I usually try to keep them short but it was tempting to just stay in there forever. … Continue reading

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When you dance with the devil, you have to pay the piper.

I’m going to be full of cliches today; that’s about all I can manage. Went back to the gym today with the intention of running 2 more miles. I’m still hoping exercise will make me feel better, but it’s failing … Continue reading

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“You’re the reason that I run, You’re my thinspiration” (apologies to Chicago)

Got my two miles in this morning. A young woman took the treadmill next to me in full runner-garb (you know, tiny shorts, fitted tank top, etc); every five minutes or so she’d look at me, look at my treadmill … Continue reading

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Emotional exercising

I’m dealing with some personal stuff right now and my mood is pretty low. Still, I dragged my butt to the gym this morning, but I’m not sure my motivations were in the right place. Half an hour on the … Continue reading

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