Monthly Archives: July 2011

Work: not a safe space

Well, the plan was to lift weights with J today. Alas, he realized too late that he had left his gym shorts at home in the washer, so I lifted weights alone. My favorite part of my T/Th gym is … Continue reading

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One day at a time

Started week 2, day 1 of my training today (this week is 3,4,4).  Between work and the weather and all the things I have to do this evening I decided that I had to force myself to run in the … Continue reading

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Long runs, hard runs

4 miles on the schedule today. It was not great, but it’s done. I ran from my work down to the park again; the extra mile meant I went from the "valley trail" to the "ridge trail". You know what … Continue reading

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Work healthy living programs

I lifted weights this morning hoping that it would alleviate some stress and anxiety. It didn’t. It never does. But at least I got a good workout out of the deal? I have to remember that exercise always helps on … Continue reading

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A new frontier

3 mile run today. The weather is starting to break, and I was in to work early enough that I could escape early enough for it to be not-too-oppressive. There’s a very nice park about a mile from my work, … Continue reading

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That time of the month

Back to the grind! J has returned from vacation, so now I can’t slack off on weightlifting anymore. :) It’s kind of disheartening how quickly muscles deteriorate when they’re not being used regularly, but I’ll build them back up soon. … Continue reading

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Treadmill ahoy

One of the side effects of living in a swamp is, well, you live in a swamp. The weather is awfully hot and sticky, so I went to the gym and ran 2.5 miles on the treadmill. It’s boring, but … Continue reading

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