Tag Archives: body image

Fitting the wedding dress (it fits just fine)

Back in the weight room today– it feels like it’s been forever. It’s been almost a week, I guess! It was a push day today and my bench press wasn’t feeling better for the break. I failed one rep of … Continue reading

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How subversive is women’s “bulking up”, really?

Today’s workout was another active recovery session– 30 minutes on the elliptical at a light effort. I’ve been thinking that the heart rate monitor on the elliptical was broken, so I brought in my fancy HRM watch– and nope, it’s … Continue reading

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Hills and hips

I ran today’s 3 miler on the worst hills I could find, maybe to punish myself for skipping the weekend’s 7 miler. (The weather was gross– I’m not running through 7 miles of rain/freezing rain/snow, sorry not sorry.) ┬áToday’s weather … Continue reading

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I do like the flower crown idea though.

I think I’m coming down with something– my nose is running, my throat is sore, and I’m super lethargic. But I went to the gym anyway. We’ll see if that was a good idea or not tomorrow… Actually I feel … Continue reading

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2015 Recap

I hope 2016 is treating you all well so far! Here’s my annual post where I look back over the past year and see my struggles and my progress. First of all, WOW! I ticked a couple things off the … Continue reading

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My bodycon dress and my belly: A dilemma

No park run today– instead I had to go in early to cram 3 miles in before a morning conference call. Sigh. Maybe Sunday I can go for a run/hike in the nice weather. Anyway, the 3 miles went by … Continue reading

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Lifting and ice cream…

Welp. Still sore. Most of my soreness is in the stabilizing groinular muscles that get hit hard by squats but not by running in a straight line. So I rationalized another session of lifting by saying, I won’t do squats! … Continue reading

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