Monthly Archives: August 2016

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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Training thoughts

Ah, everything is sore! Between leg day and some other activities everything is a bit unhappy today. Nevertheless, I went to the gym and tried as hard as I could for today’s pull workout. Now I’m stiff and sore again. … Continue reading

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Disappointed in dancing with dad

Extra hard work on leg day today. I didn’t slack on any of the main lifts, though in the interest of time I opted out of leg curls and extensions. My back is a little tweaky, though on the opposite … Continue reading

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Fueled by sweets

T-minus about 3 weeks and I am so off the eating weird stuff wagon. With my morning coffee today I enjoyed a sweet that my partner’s mom made, a kind of Okinawan doughnut. And I had lots of energy for … Continue reading

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Lowkey workouts

My motivation is still nowhere to be seen, but the fidgets required I do┬ásomething over the last couple days. So: lap swims, long pokewalks, and today a proper yoga practice for the first time in what feels like forever. I’ve … Continue reading

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