Monthly Archives: June 2015

Next best thing to gills

Back at work today, bleh. It’s actually pretty slow right now, which I’m not really enjoying, but I get to catch up on reading papers and emailing and organizing all the knowledge transfer I’m working on. I’d rather be writing … Continue reading

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Hot as …

Some days I question my sanity. Today is a very hot day– 89F, heat index of 99F, dew point of 76F (“skip it or dramatically alter goal”). It’s one of those sticky, sultry summer days where the sun beats down … Continue reading

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Swimming!

First lap swim of the year today! I went to the pool as soon as it opened at noon and swam for 30 minutes. I’m rusty; it’ll take some time to get used to it again. But it was a … Continue reading

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All I do is drip

Man, I love running in the summer, it’sĀ great. I have the rest of this week off* and since I have a zillion errands to run (including driving 2 hours each way to close a bank account) I got out early … Continue reading

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Only gym of the week

Today is my only day in the office this week. (Happy dance!) That’ll cut back on my time at the gym, but whatever, I have plenty of ways to exercise. (Although it’s supposed to be brutally hot this week, so … Continue reading

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Effective chocolate

Another chilly, rainy day. Where did summer go? To be honest, though, I’m not really minding it; the rain is more a constant mist than a drizzle, and wearing a hoodie outside suits me fine. Obviously I’m living in the … Continue reading

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Comfort with discomfort

HIIT done. Breakfast time! (Another 5am smoothie, drank at 8am. Do I need a blender at work?) To try to make the class more satisfying, I made an effort to push myself hard. It mostly worked, I think. There were … Continue reading

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Stinky and drippy

I may have miscalculated. In another attempt to conserve gym clothes (as if the first attempt wasn’t enough of a disaster) I decided to recycle one of my precious tanks. I hung it up to dry and air out yesterday, … Continue reading

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Homemade HIIT

This morning was an absolute clusterf, but I made it to the gym at my normal time and met up with J (it’s been a while since we’ve been at the gym at the same time!) I started out with … Continue reading

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How to ruin a perfectly good run

Lately I’ve been running out of workout clothes during the week* and in the interest of preserving as many pairs of capris for the gym as possible, I wore a pair of shorts out for a run. Mistake! I had … Continue reading

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