Monthly Archives: August 2012

Slowly getting faster

Long weekend coming up, long run today. 45 minutes on the treadmill, about 3.75 miles, staring at the morning news showing dumb politics nonsense– it wasn’t very pleasant, but I guess it’s better than running outside in the sticky heat. … Continue reading

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Getting stale?

I half-heartedly got a weight lifting workout in this morning– I wasn’t really feelin it, for some reason. Maybe it’s post-goal letdown? But these goals aren’t something I achieve once and then it’s done– I can keep achieving them. Or … Continue reading

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Little goals, big goals

Finally hit 100lb! For both bench press and squats, actually. The first sets of 10 I did at 95lb, then I threw another 10lb on the bar and cussed my way through another set of each. (Okay, not out loud.) … Continue reading

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Is that how it works?

Today I went out for an easy 35-minute run.  It turned out not to be easy at all and in fact, it was pretty poopy.  I’m blaming it on the heat and humidity, but really, I thought running was supposed … Continue reading

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Water!

My schedule today is weird and results in me staying late tonight at work, so I thought it would be good to take a chunk of time this morning and go for a long run outside. About 1.5 miles in … Continue reading

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Strong fat awesomeness

Back to the gym to lift weights with J today. It was okay; I didn’t seem to have lost too much by missing a few sessions. I threw an extra 10 pounds onto the second set of my bench press, … Continue reading

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I’m back!

I spent the last week on vacation with my partner at my parents’ house. Despite that being a potential minefield, we all had a good time– there was plenty of time outdoors, swimming in the lake, playing cards with extended … Continue reading

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Feelings

Today was the latest installment in the Run For Time™ program. Today: 40 minutes, with a total of 3.25mi in it. It’s been a while since I used the treadmill, but I do appreciate doing my workout in an air-conditioned … Continue reading

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An average Tuesday

Quick post today– busy day and not much time! J and I went to the gym this morning to lift and it was a fun time. Got all my lifts in, stretched, and was on my way. The rotator cuffs … Continue reading

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Monday yoga

I loaded up my favorite Youtube yoga practice today.  It’s been a while since I followed a set practice, and I missed the flow of it and how it takes me just slightly outside my comfort zone.  Good times!  This … Continue reading

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