Monthly Archives: December 2017

running up to Christmas

We’re at my parents’ now, so naturally I’m taking advantage of the dusty treadmill in their basement to get some vacation runs in (and not run outside in the snowy cold). Yesterday I resolved to run as long as one … Continue reading

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You might think…

You might think that, since I’m on vacation and all, I might have plenty of time to go out for a run. Sadly, this is not the case. This week has been an exhausting whirlwind of Christmas prep and home … Continue reading

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sometimes the right music makes a big difference

Had a good time in the weight room for 5×5-B this morning. Usually I put on metal when I lift but today I had on the new Gary Numan album– yes he’s still around, and it’s really good! My squats … Continue reading

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Just a gentle jog

That was the direction that Zombies, Run! gave me when I started up my run this morning and I stuck to it for 30 minutes and called it good. I’m never sure what I ought to do for these workouts … Continue reading

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Planner life

Back at the gym today for more lifting. Parts of 5×5 are too easy yet but squats are still the bane of my existence. brb while I google "how to get better at squats" (I suspect the answer is going … Continue reading

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Monday Runday

The weekend was a whirlwind– spent Saturday with friends making cookies and taking a drive out to the Big Wine Store to pick up gifts for the in-laws (I always give them wine, it keeps them happy). Sunday a quick … Continue reading

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’tis the season to be tired

I just had my weekly sit-down with my boss– a quick, 20 minute roundup of stuff going on– and I realized that I was exhausted when I didn’t have the energy to make eye contact and maintain my usual friendly-professional … Continue reading

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