Monthly Archives: December 2014

Busting up superstitions that no longer work for me

I’m sore from yesterday’s lifting. I only took a week off?! Why am I so sore. Anyway, I spent 30 minutes on the elliptical at a gentle pace (apparently? my heart rate wasn’t going above 135, no matter how fast … Continue reading

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One of each

When I went to the gym this morning, I realized that today was going to be my sole lifting workout of the week, thanks to New Years’ plopped into the middle of the week. So, naturally, I crammed two workouts’ … Continue reading

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Back to normal(ish)

Yesterday was 12 hours of driving (it’s usually 8-9; traffic was awful) but it was worth it to be able to sleep in my own bed. I’m so happy to be home. Today I was back to work, but teleworking. … Continue reading

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Christmas run and Christmas food

Merry Christmas to my readers who celebrate it! I’m visiting my parents this week and it’s been a very busy time and I haven’t had much time for exercise, but finally today I got a chance to cram a run … Continue reading

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Getting it done

Well, although I didn’t lift yesterday, doing the yoga class was restorative, and I somehow managed to get a good night’s sleep (thank goodness– probably just out of sheer exhaustion). So I was able to show up to the gym … Continue reading

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Leaving it all on the mat

Well, I was probably past due for a breakdown, so it’s not surprising that I found myself in tears during shavasana in yoga class today. The class was tough– not because the poses were challenging, but because my body feels … Continue reading

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Setting effective goals

Hamster wheel today (or elliptical, as normal people call it) to warm up all my sore parts. I spent 45 minutes on it with a stupid fashion magazine and a stupid real estate show on HGTV with my brain 100% … Continue reading

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Secret Wonder Woman?

Nothing special in today’s lifting, really. Squats/bench/row are holding steady at 170/115/85. The good news is that my rows are finally seeing some progress; I still hate doing them, but they feel a little easier. Whatever muscles I’m using seem … Continue reading

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Stressing out

It’s cold and I’m bleedy and crampy and my feet still hurt from spending Saturday night in heels. Yoga time. Maybe it’ll settle my brain down. This is my last week at work before I travel to my parents’ house … Continue reading

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AAAAAHH it’s Friday

There’s this Violent Femmes song that I think of at times like this, it has a sitar featured and they do the song and the the singer is like "We got to the end of the song and we didn’t … Continue reading

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