Monthly Archives: July 2014

Me and the hamster wheel

Well, today I wanted a workout* but nothing too strenuous… my hips and adductors are absolutely wrecked for some reason (probably a combination of split squats and being huddled into a tiny plane seat for hours). So I settled on … Continue reading

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Stage 6 Workout A, done!

I’m battling a fair bit of fatigue today, so this probably wasn’t my best effort. (Thankfully I have no more travel in the immediate future, so I can catch up on sleep and get my guts back to normal.) I … Continue reading

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Out in nature

I’ve been on vacation out in, well, basically the middle of nowhere. It’s been a nice time! We’re headed to the airport now to go home and I feel like I’ve been eons away from my normal life. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Pushing myself

Workout B4 today and I am still tearing it up. Something has happened and I feel like I can lift more than I’m lifting, like I’m not challenging myself as much as I could be. I’m not sure if this … Continue reading

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Long runs and shoes

All I wanted to do today was have a nice long, easy-ish run where I could put my brain in neutral for a bit. 45 minutes and somewhere between 3.65 and 3.85 miles later, mission accomplished. (The treadmill said 3.65 … Continue reading

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The luxury of worrying about inactivity at work

Workout A4 today. I am pretty sure I’m not going to make any significant progress on the pull-up front; today’s negative chin-ups were still too hard. And my hands and forearms are getting sore and tired… which is not really … Continue reading

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I tried…

I have been feeling just… off… yesterday and today. My tonsils are swollen and my joints are painful like I’m fighting something off. I trust you, immune system, but I wish I knew exactly what you are doing. I’m going … Continue reading

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