Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rainy vacation

Well, so far all it’s done is rain while we’ve been here… Today was supposed to be museum/aquarium day, but it was pouring and the road to the northern half of the island (where said attractions are) was flooded. We … Continue reading

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Cheerful lifting

I’m in a good mood because, despite having a zillion things to wrap up at the office, it’s my last day here for a while. And it was my last day in the gym for a while too. I warned … Continue reading

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Short-term gains

You know, I’ve been working really hard since I went back to lifting last week. This 3-day split schedule is working pretty well. But I just realized that I’m leaving for my vacation in a couple days and access to … Continue reading

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Hill of beans

It’s legs day! Today I decided to really zero in on squats and see what I could do. I started with a set of 10 at 95lb, then another set of 10 at 115lb, and then I did 2 sets … Continue reading

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Whoa! Amazing!

It feels like forever since I’ve been out for a run, and I’ve been so antsy! I was hoping to get one in this weekend, but I was so busy– my friends’ wedding was on Saturday (it was so fun, … Continue reading

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The Member of the Month… is me

In the past I’ve been pretty skeptical of my gym’s Member of the Month display– it’s always someone who’s lost a ton of weight or is doing something super-intense like running a 100-miler or training for cage fighting(?!), not really … Continue reading

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Deadlifts day

Yesterday I was grumping around the house all sore and my partner was like, "Maybe you should take it down a notch? You need to take time and recover, too." And yeah, he’s probably right. I’ve been persistently sore since … Continue reading

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