Tag Archives: deep thoughts

Flex fuel

One day left in the long weekend. I have a lot to do today, but I’m taking some time to think about sacrifice, the physical and emotional wounds left on the soldiers who return and the families of the ones … Continue reading

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Order of operations

I was having Deep Thoughts in the locker room today: If I’m training for a powerlifting competition in one month, a 5k race in 2 months, and trying to shift my body composition just a leeetle bit leaner in the … Continue reading

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Doubling up

Have I mentioned that two a days kind of suck? I’m not sure I have the time baked into my life right now to recover from lifting heavy twice a day. Tues AM: 10 minutes fast running warmup Bench – … Continue reading

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10 miles!

On Sunday I did something I’d never done before: I ran for 10 miles. I didn’t set out planning to do that, but after I’d been running for a while I kept saying "why not keep going?" and then 10 … Continue reading

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External evaluation

(Warning: very much body talk in here, feel free to scroll on past.) I don’t think I mentioned that last week I scheduled my first ever fitness evaluation at my work gym. I resisted this for a long time. I’m … Continue reading

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Q: How do you eat an elephant?

A: One bite at a time. Not that I would eat an elephant, that’s awful. Anyway, right now life is feeling like I’ve just got too much going on. I can’t decide if I’m disorganized, am having poor time management, … Continue reading

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Marriage and money

After yesterday’s experience, today I prepared for the cold (it was even colder this morning, 5ºF!) I layered my gym clothes under my work clothes and added an extra wool pullover under my sweater. Thanks to this extra prep, I … Continue reading

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