Monthly Archives: November 2012

Making the best of it

I felt pretty cruddy this morning– both my guts and my uterus had combined their forces to wage war, good times– and I was sorely tempted to skip the gym. However, the prospect of spending the workday unshowered was enough … Continue reading

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Something different

My lifting routine’s gotten a bit… stale, maybe.  I’m not seeing the kind of results I used to.  Time to change it up! I was excited, however, to bump up the weight on my bench press and the incline tricep … Continue reading

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I miss running…

I’m still taking a break from running. So the challenge has been to find suitably intense exercise that works as a replacement and gets closest to giving me happy running brain. Today I tried 20 minutes on the elliptical and … Continue reading

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Keeping up appearances (or not)

Lifting today felt good– it was just what I needed to help me out of a cranky funk. It’s time to bump up some of the weights! 2×10@95lb bench press wasn’t much of a challenge– I even added 2 reps … Continue reading

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Update from the long weekend

I hope my readers who celebrate American Thanksgiving enjoyed their holiday, had their fill of turkey and goodies, and had a restful long weekend!  (I hope the folks elsewhere had a nice weekend as well!) I had some pleasant activity … Continue reading

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All the machines!

My feet are still weird, so I’m still off running. The thought of spending 45 minutes on the hamster wheel, I mean, elliptical machine filled me with a sense of dread and impending boredom, so I decided to break it … Continue reading

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A little more vanity

J and I went to the gym early this morning and had to hurry; there was a meeting scheduled during our normal gym hour so time was short.  I managed to get in a full lifting workout though!  There was … Continue reading

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