Monthly Archives: November 2011

What a feeling

I don’t usually run on Sundays, but I missed my Friday run and I had time to hit the trail for a bit this afternoon.  4.5mi according to the thingum; I went the other way where the trail split and … Continue reading

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Trying new things

J and I headed to the gym this morning for our customary iron pumping. I did my workout backwards again. I really like this; it gets the machines I hate out of the way first and then it’s on to … Continue reading

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Fuel levels

I am wiped… did 4 miles on the treadmill just now and I feel like I’m running on empty. Luckily it’s almost time for lunch and that should perk me up a bit. And it turns out that a large … Continue reading

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Persistence pays

I’ve had a solid streak of hitting my weight-lifting workouts, and it’s really paying off!  I increased some more weights today, and did the workout backwards.  (Usually I put chest press first and shoulder press/raises last; since the shoulder ones … Continue reading

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Epic proportions

Thanks to the end of Daylight Savings Time, I had to use the treadmill to do my 3 miles (and a rather long walking cool down for a grand total of an hour on the blasted device). So I had … Continue reading

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Laying down the law with my brain

Today’s been a pretty good day so far!  A half-day at work (to make up for 2 weeks of 10-12 hour days) topped off by yoga class.  My ankle did fine through the class, though the instructor had to show … Continue reading

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Tough stuff

J came to my office to fetch me for the gym this morning, and he said wearily, “Didn’t we just do this?” Pretty much… Anyway, I dragged myself through most of a tough workout– I turned up the weights on … Continue reading

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Treacherous trails

I arrived at work extra early today (7am, booyah) so I decided I could take a break late-morning and run down to the park and hit the trail along the creek. (I can’t just let the last beautiful bits of … Continue reading

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Baby steps

I totally forgot to write down my workout today: hit the weight room this morning for one of my patented “10 reps, +10 lbs” quick sessions (as opposed to the normal 15 reps, +0 lbs).  These are always good at … Continue reading

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