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My first submission in Jiu Jitsu!
Friday, December 30, 2011      14 comments

I woke up today in a bad mood. I had miscalculated my paycheck and also forgot that my house payment was over $100 more than usual this month. I would have been okay if it weren't for my impulsive spending (more on that later), but once again I ... Read more
Martial Arts, Bullying, and Self-Confidence
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      7 comments

I was always the quiet fat girl in my school. I was subject to bullying from about 2nd grade until I dropped out of traditional high school in 11th grade. I was bullied both about my weight as well as about being depressed and recovering from PT... Read more
The Week (and Month) in Review: Christmas Jeer
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      9 comments

December has been filled with Christmas jeer. Since I don't celebrate Christmas, I don't get the reward of the cheer that comes at some point; I just get other people's stress. My mother, brother, and I are atheists, and while we may sometimes c... Read more
Showing up is half the battle
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      18 comments

"Worry is a morbid anticipation of events which never happen." -Russell Green I have been avoiding going to the Tuesday evening training at my mixed martial arts gym. It is an hour of Muay Thai and then an hour and a half of J... Read more
The Week in Review: Careful of All Those "Shoulds"
Sunday, December 18, 2011      7 comments

Image from http://shouldless.blogspot.com This past week was full of stuff that I "should" have done. I "should" have made it to the gym more. I "should" have done ... Read more
Workout Plan for Week of 12/19-12/25
Saturday, December 17, 2011      2 comments

So last week I posted my workout schedule, and due to poor planning (and a little to lack of sleep), it did not go according to plan. I am going to go for the same workouts, but am rearranging the times somewhat. I am also going to start going t... Read more
Update on work situation
Saturday, December 17, 2011      12 comments

"Your problem just became your stepping stone. Catch the moment." -fortune from the fortune cookie that came with my dinner last night at work I had been in a very unhappy place with my work over the past couple of years. Ther... Read more
Workouts for the Week of 12/12-12/18
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      6 comments

I've started writing out a more formal workout plan and wanted to start posting it on my blog as a way of journaling progress and for accountability. I will normally do this on Sundays before my "workout week" begins on Monday. This w... Read more
CHRISTINA791 gets noticed at the gym...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      4 comments

I loved the blog post by CHRISTINA791 today about the fear of being noticed at the gym and why we should all get over it. How many of us have steered clear of the gym, afraid that someone may *gasp* look at us? I couldn't think of a better way t... Read more
The Week In Review: Seamless Celestial Dance
Sunday, December 11, 2011      9 comments

"Let us, if we must have great actions, make our own so. All action is of infinite elasticity, and the least admits of being inflated with celestial air, until it eclipses the sun and moon." -Ralph Waldo Emerson I was sick most of ... Read more
Bring on da funk.
Monday, December 05, 2011      14 comments

I had said in my "Week in Review" blog that I've been in a funk with my saxophone playing for the past few weeks. I have barely played or practiced. I thought that it was because I was in a funk that I did not feel like playing. I asked MUSICALL... Read more
The Week (and Month) in Review: Cutting Weight
Sunday, December 04, 2011      8 comments

November started off the bat with the challenge of injuring my rib in Muay Thai. I couldn't do any intense exercise for 2 and 1/2 weeks. Having said that, I am very glad it healed that quickly--I've heard horror stories of rib injuries causing p... Read more
When good trainers go bad...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      9 comments

I found out today that my trainer Ty quit very suddenly on Monday. I won't go into the details because it ended badly for Ty and he ended up being escorted out. To say the least, I am saddened. I was just getting to know Ty and appreciate some o... Read more
The Week in Review: Where were you?
Sunday, November 27, 2011      12 comments

I hope all of my SparkFriends had a nice Thanksgiving! Mine was pretty laid-back, enjoyed spending time with family. Also had my Tofurkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing. Mmmmmm... I haven't thanked everyone individually for the comments on ... Read more
The Week in Review: Technical Difficulties
Sunday, November 20, 2011      17 comments

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