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Fat and healthy: In which there are scare quotes.

J and I got our typical Tuesday weight-lifting session in today. I continued my No Cheating pledge and tried 15 reps, and things went okay. The way J increases the weight he’s lifting is: he starts out with 10 reps … Continue reading

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What a feeling

I don’t usually run on Sundays, but I missed my Friday run and I had time to hit the trail for a bit this afternoon.  4.5mi according to the thingum; I went the other way where the trail split and … Continue reading

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Payoffs

This morning J and I went to lift weights.  I’m learning that the fine-scale adjustments on the machines– not like seat height, but um, “stroke length” (I don’t really know what to call it, the distance that you push the … Continue reading

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Member of the Month

Thursday… 80% through the week, right? Lifted weights with J this morning. I got to crank up the weight on a couple machines, so that was good. And somehow I managed to finish all my lifting, do a good stretch, … Continue reading

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Jiggly bits

My last run this week, another 4 miles, is done. Still nasty hot, still treadmilling– and thankful I have a treadmill to use because I could not run outside in this weather! Just say no to heatstroke! I took it … Continue reading

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Moving goalposts

Day 2 of my (3,4,4) week so I grudgingly did the 4 miles. It’s (as the kids say) hot as balls outside so I went to the gym and treadmilled it. It was really a rough go… had to go … Continue reading

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Another goal achieved: 4 miles

I’ve said it many times: I always have the best runs when I start off grumpy and unmotivated. I dragged myself to the gym this afternoon after completely failing at going running outside this morning (it may have been only … Continue reading

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