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Not dead!

My meetings are getting cancelled left and right this morning so I find myself with strange and wonderful slack time at work. Not that it’s really slack, but I have time to fire off a quick update here. I’m now … Continue reading

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A pile of updates

Okay… so my posts have gone from one-per-workout to twice a month, I guess that’s just how things are these days. This is mostly due to the fact that I now go from the gym directly into a daily meeting, … Continue reading

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Armor overload

It seems like the very first thing I do when I open up a blog post is to check when I wrote the last one. It was Wednesday so it’s been a while. Fighting practice went pretty well last week– … Continue reading

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Hitting people with sticks

Well, yesterday I showed up to practice, put on "loaner" armor (actually, the armor of the one female heavy fighter in my shire, which she very helpfully let me use) and tried swinging some sticks around. I had a great … Continue reading

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Trying new things

My muscles are a little fatigued lately, and not bouncing back quickly after sets. I skipped my workout yesterday entirely, and today I was back for squat/bench/lat PD GZCLP day, which felt harder than usual. It’s probably just poor recovery … Continue reading

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Unstructured

I’m still here, still furloughed. It’s past the point where I’m like “ohhh I hope we get called back soon” and well into having a new routine established that’s going to be hard to break. I’ve mostly forgotten what work … Continue reading

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hashtag furlough life

Yesterday was a beautiful day– 50ºF, sunny, totally bizarre weather for January. I was sore but I went out for a quick 3mi anyway because, you gotta. Was even sorer afterwards, to the surprise of no one. Despite a night … Continue reading

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Fighting shape

Still furloughed. I keep having this waking nightmare that everything reopened but no one told me about it and I’m still sitting at home when I should be working. For some reason this utterly terrifies me. I’m trying to at … Continue reading

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Race prep and event prep

Well, I’m racing tomorrow morning and it is forecast to be COLD– around 26ºF, with some wind. This should be fun… My husband signed up to run too, but he hasn’t done any running in months. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Less brutal than expected

After the difficulty I had with the 40 minute tempo run last week, I expected today’s 8x400m 1×1 intervals to give me another headache. That turned out not to be the case at all. I finished it at 9’30" pace … Continue reading

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