Monthly Archives: August 2016

Something to do

Well, we’re back in my hometown, staying with my parents until we can move in to the rental house/wedding venue. Yesterday was a busy day– meeting with the DJ, traveling to the county clerk’s office a couple counties away, getting … Continue reading

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Friday thoughts

Maybe my mood is mostly dependent on how much sleep I get? This morning I was up at 5:30am to get to work early, and I was grumpy. I went to the gym and spent 20 minutes on the elliptical … Continue reading

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That’s better!

I went to bed early last night, slept in the spare room to avoid being woken up by snoring, and awoke this morning feeling refreshed and much improved. And I had a lovely, productive morning at work, and went to … Continue reading

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Falling apart but making a plan

I was hoping to be feeling better today, but it quickly became clear that everything is still butts… Squat – 2x5x185lb DL – 4x205lb Yep, that’s all I got today. I’m just exhausted (sick? poor sleep? stress?) and my mental … Continue reading

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Half a push day

First of all, WOO HOO! at Sarah Robles, who took weightlifting bronze in Rio with a 286kg total! I’ve been following her story for a while, and I’m so happy for her! And I love this quote: “I didn’t have … Continue reading

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just the workout, ma’am

Quickie post today– blogging time is short! Here’s what I did. It was a cool and fun pull day. Barbell row – 4x5x95lb (this went well today) Bicep curl, ez bar – 3x10x45lb Bent-over row – 3x10x35lb, each side Lat … Continue reading

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Squats envy

I always have the best workouts when I really don’t want to go. Something about getting over that hump always crystallizes my resolve– maybe it’s just the acknowledgement that I’m about to do something that’ll be unpleasant but I’m going … Continue reading

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taking a NOPE day

Most of yesterday was no fun: getting overheated during my run led to a monster migraine that put me out of commission in the afternoon and evening. Ugh. Exertion migraines are buttholes, because the whole time you’re kicking yourself "why … Continue reading

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Not in any condition

Today is a nicer, slightly cooler (where cool == 86F) and less humid day than it’s been lately, so this morning was looking good for an experimental run. I’ve hardly run outside at all in months, so I was expecting … Continue reading

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not an Olympian

I can’t help but get excited about the Olympics this summer, despite everything going on in Rio. The athletes are still doing their best! Me on the other hand, I’m happy just to get in the poll and swim a … Continue reading

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