Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hangry and commando

My mood is much improved today, thank goodness. Actually the fog lifted shortly after lunch, which leads me to believe that the changes I’ve made to my breakfast might not be working very well. I’ve switched from a hemp protein-and-fruit … Continue reading

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Everything is butts

I’m in a foul mood today and very busy and honestly this post would be mostly whining if I let it go on so I’ll keep it short. Today was meant to be a back-to-lifting day but that didn’t work … Continue reading

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“No Fat Divers”

As J and I headed to the gym, I remarked, "It’s really weird… I’ve hardly done anything to break a sweat in 2 weeks." I feel like a lump lately, a lump that hurts a lot. Monday was a disaster, … Continue reading

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Too soon

After Saturday’s nice little run, I was feeling optimistic about getting back to the gym this morning. I packed my gym bag last night and today I headed to the gym with the intention of doing a nice easy level … Continue reading

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Test run (or, How to Remove Temptation)

I rolled out of bed today with a to-do list– we have friends coming over to play D&D at noon and there were plenty of things I needed to accomplish and get ready before then! High on the list was … Continue reading

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Test yoga

You’d think, after a week, that my back would be back to normal. However, that is not quite the case. I can get around all right, but it’s still pretty painful. Every night, before I go to sleep, I wonder … Continue reading

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I’m not so tough

This is not a workout-of-the-day blog post. I haven’t been able to do anything more strenuous than getting myself around the house since Wednesday, when I hurt my back. I was very lucky; I had my physical scheduled for Thursday … Continue reading

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Too much leg and back day

Someone overdid it today. My legs/lower back day was going great until the very last thing: deadlift. I loaded it up with a reasonable 175lb, and on the 5th rep I felt a nasty twinge in my lower back on … Continue reading

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Arms day, and a sports bra review

Sometimes I make some really odd decisions when it comes to cobbling together workouts. Despite having sore, tired shoulders, I decided to have a arms/chest/upper back/front abs day today, with the aim of making tomorrow the other half of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye summer! Last swim of the year

What a bittersweet day! I am definitely ready for fall to get here (bring on sweater weather) but today was the very last day that the pool would be open, so I went for a nice swim, despite having sore … Continue reading

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