Tag Archives: ridiculousness

Looking on the bright side?

It feels like nothing is going right today… my train was super late so I waited out in the cold for an hour and and totally missed yoga class, and I’ve lost the tiny labret screw back of an earring. … Continue reading

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Boundary mangling

Today was another fantastic lifting day– I went in for squats, bench and row and got all my sets done easily at 175/115/90. Bench went better than I’d expected, given that I just increased the weight last week. I did … Continue reading

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More milestones, and the arrival of an unsolicited diet book

Today is another make-up day, I’m back in the office (finally) and so I hit the weight room this morning for a session of squats, overhead press, and deadlifts. I don’t know what got into me today, but it went … Continue reading

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2014 Recap

2014 was a busy year, wasn’t it? Between work and travel and events, it was simply packed full of stuff.  And somewhere in between all that stuff, I kept committed to activity because it honestly kept me sane– and because … Continue reading

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Maybe I should stick to running in the morning

I decided to wait until after I was done with work for the day to go for a run, hoping the wind would die down a little. (I’m working at home today, so I had a large amount of freedom … Continue reading

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Misinformation masquerading as science

Well, I had planned to do a pretty easy and non-impact day at the gym today, sticking to the bike and elliptical, but somehow I hopped on the treadmill and stayed there for half an hour and 2.6 miles. I … Continue reading

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Hot Hot

Oh, I am definitely not ready for summer running! I went out today at 10am, and it was about 85F and high humidity and totally breezeless and I was pretty sure I was going to keel over. I managed to … Continue reading

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Honking moratorium

I was out late last night (indeed, I am getting too old for things like that) and I wasn’t sure I would manage my long run today. I got up late, and loafed around for a while, and finally in … Continue reading

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In search of recovery

Happy Thanksgiving to my readers in the US!  While I’m enjoying the quiet day and preparing to go feast with my partner’s family, I found that I was antsy and irritable today for no particular reason.  My usual reaction to … Continue reading

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Making lemonade

Recently my life’s been turned on its head– I can’t work, and my gym is closed as well.  So I find myself with some unplanned time on my hands, but I’m determined to put it to use the best I … Continue reading

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