Tag Archives: deep thoughts

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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Triceps and thoughts

Wednesday morning means an early, quick workout: I walked off the train and into the gym. I did leg day yesterday so today was upper body stuff. But when I came into the weight room, someone was parked on the … Continue reading

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An active pause

My back still feels crunky so I decided to skip lifting for today, do 30 minutes of intervals on the hamster wheel (aka elliptical) and then some yoga. The intervals were effective, and the yoga felt friggin necessary– I guess … Continue reading

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Dem quads

Lately I’ve been thinking about my quads and their relative wimpiness compared to the rest of my body. While they’re perfectly adequate for running, their performance for things like squats is not so good. I suspect that my difficulty with … Continue reading

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First swim of the year!

It’s that time of year again! The kids are out of school and the pool is open. It opens at 12:30 and I was there at 12:31 with my goggles and swim cap, ready to get started on my laps. … Continue reading

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a predictable cycle

(tw for body hate and diet crap, and plenty of cussing, feel free to scroll on by this one) Today I was in a fine mood– until I got to the gym. I was going to do quick lift/short run … Continue reading

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