Monthly Archives: April 2015

Visa man in the gym (he’s everywhere I want to be)

Combo workout today– and for once it actually worked as planned! I started out with a couple sets of the usual upper-body lifting, and finished it up with 2 (very drippy– it’s raining and the cardio room was so humid) … Continue reading

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Feeling down-ish

I’m not sure what’s going on in my brain lately. Depression paying me a periodic visit? PMS/PMDD rearing its ugly head? Some flavor of anxiety popping up? Whatever it is, it stinks. I feel paralyzed while simultaneously everything I ought … Continue reading

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Lecture on “busy” and an exhortation to take my own advice

TGIF, folks. What a week! And, though I have a short day today, once I leave work I have to shop, clean and cook for my 7 houseguests tomorrow (including a 2-year-old– my house is so not kidproof). Aaaaah! I … Continue reading

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Semi-grump

Well, I started out today ambitious and sort of ended up with a whimper. It’s not bad, but I do feel sort of vaguely disappointed anyway. I realized that I had a meeting that would conflict with kettlebell class, so … Continue reading

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Impromptu tempo run

Tempo runs are so great. There’s just something about them that makes me feel like a badass, running as hard as I can manage and hanging on for just a few more minutes… Today was a short 30 minute run, … Continue reading

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Plan? What plan?

Today’s gym session was a transitional "little bit of everything" workout while I try to figure out what I’m going to do with myself for the next couple months. I ran 3 miles on the treadmill (39 minutes, nice fresh … Continue reading

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Letter to my yoga teacher

I dragged myself out of bed early early to get to yoga class. Luckily it was worth it! And now I’m done for the day, so that’s a good feeling. (Well, done with workouts anyway; I still have the entire … Continue reading

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2015 5k race report

Well, I finally ran the darn thing. Yay! My time was not great; I finished in 38:37, a full 2 minutes slower than last year. Pacing was an issue; I ran the first mile fast and thought I could keep … Continue reading

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