Tag Archives: fat acceptance

Not your inspiration

Today’s scheduled run was a 1.5 mile recovery run, a nice and slow plod on the treadmill. My calves are starting to give me a little grief; they’re awfully tight lately. After that 1.5 miles, I walked a few minutes … 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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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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It’s worth it

My schedule called for a straightforward 3 miler today, but I just could not get motivated to put my shoes on and get out the door! Usually I go in the morning, but that didn’t happen… then it was afternoon… … Continue reading

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“Runner” is a size-neutral word!

Today’s workout was a quick one: 25 minutes of zombies intervals again. I’m lucky I made it there at all. This morning was a cluster! Anyway, since it was so short I made a point to work extra hard, and … Continue reading

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Encouraging all kinds of athletic bodies

Thursday is HIIT day. I’m starting to wonder if the staff is rotating the class instruction; I was hoping the original instructor would be back but today it was phone-it-in guy. So it goes. It wasn’t a great class, either. … Continue reading

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Give us gear– in all sizes

For some reason, getting back to the gym was the best thing ever. I got my 2 sets of 10 quickie lifting in, and added weight to bench and rows. (Yay!) Even squats felt good today– they could probably stand … Continue reading

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“Good Fatty Blog” and privileged voices

Longer treadmill run today: 4 miles in 53 minutes, nice and solid, no need for a walking break. Today actually would’ve been a nice day to run outside, but I neglected to plan ahead so I was stuck inside. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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What are my goals? What do you think they are?

Today’s workout involved dragging myself out for 2.5 miles in between writing really intense, detailed and technical emails (on subjects on which I’m not an expert, of course). It’s not even noon yet and I’m wiped out! Yesterday’s grumpy post … Continue reading

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Letter to my yoga teacher

I dragged myself out of bed early early to get to yoga class. Luckily it was worth it! And now I’m done for the day, so that’s a good feeling. (Well, done with workouts anyway; I still have the entire … Continue reading

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