Monthly Archives: July 2013

Underwater Attitude Adjustment

This morning I was a ball of anxiety for no good reason; everything I did felt wrong and horrible and it was miserable.  So I devised a potential solution: a nice long swim.  And sure enough, 50 minutes later I … Continue reading

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Chafe-rrific

Another rainy day on treadmill vacation! Today I was on the machine on the end and the fan was pointed at my back and it was really a fabulous thing. Today I ran a solid 45 minutes covering 3.66 easy-peasy … Continue reading

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Privilege at the pool

Jeez, another tough lifting day! My bench was awfully wobbly and I had to stop after 6 reps (luckily J was there to help, yikes). (I did another set with 20lb less on the bar later, and that was much … Continue reading

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Treadmill weather

Faced with the decision between the boring treadmill and going out for a run in a cloud of steam and spitting rain, I chose the treadmill. And it was like being on vacation– the cardio room was cool and non-humid … Continue reading

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Argh!

Back in the weight room today. Has it really only been since Thursday? It felt like I’d lost weeks of lifting; everything was hard (except for anything involving my back and shoulders– thanks to all that swimming!) I guess in … Continue reading

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Surprise energy

I hadn’t planned anything special for today’s run, it was going to be a 35 minute out and back but somehow it turned into a 50 minute loop around.  I’m pretty happy about that!  The first mile was fast and … Continue reading

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Now with more sunscreen

I jumped in the pool this morning and spent 50 minutes swimming laps (30 laps).  It’s a fantastic workout, and I have to say that in this weather it’s so much nicer than running!  Obviously I’ll still be running, but … Continue reading

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Doing it early

Oh no, I almost forgot to blog my workout today! We’ve been out all day so only now am I home and sitting down to write. Anyway, I fit in a 30 minute run early today, hoping it wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Happy 4th!

Happy 4th of July to my US readers! I hope your holiday is a pleasant one. I started my day with a lap swim in the pool. It’s finally cleared up (hooray patriotic weather) and it’s sunny and gorgeous. There … Continue reading

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Rained out

All right, can someone turn the rain machine off here? It feels like it’s been raining for a week straight! I skipped Monday’s run because of the weather and today I looked out the window at work to see a … Continue reading

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