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’tis the season to be tired

I just had my weekly sit-down with my boss– a quick, 20 minute roundup of stuff going on– and I realized that I was exhausted when I didn’t have the energy to make eye contact and maintain my usual friendly-professional … Continue reading

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Definitely not doing it right

Back in the weight room this morning for another B session of 5×5: squats, OHP and deadlift. As usual, I neglected to check my weights from last time before I loaded up for squats and overloaded it– jumped from 100lb … Continue reading

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Grumpy office whine

What a hot mess today was. I’m writing this at 5:30pm because this is the first chance I’ve gotten to sit and look at my computer today. On-site work social events are the worst because I always wind up having … Continue reading

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Argh, DOMS

After Tuesday’s first 5×5 workout I was literally hobbled– my quads were so sore that I had trouble walking for 2 days. Wednesday and Thursday were very slow and I only managed to gently elliptical for 30 minutes each day … Continue reading

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Turning turkey into gainz

First the turkey: the low and slow sale turkey turned out tasty, but it took a full 3 hours longer than I anticipated to come up to temp, which is 23 hours in the oven (and then only just got … Continue reading

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Almost there!

Last run before the race! I never know what to do with taper runs, so I decided to use it to build some confidence and pushed through the 2 miles at a spirited pace, finishing in 22 minutes flat. It … Continue reading

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Shuffling around

Hips seem to be doing better today. I tentatively queued up tomorrow’s 5 miles fast for this morning, with the option of bailing to 3 if everything sucked. But it didn’t suck, and I got those 5 miles on the … Continue reading

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