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Running- maybe half-marathon?
I've been on a half-marathon training program for a couple of weeks now. I've only done two 5ks
but the ... Read more
Just a couple of months late
Well, whoops! It's been quite a while since i've been on here and a lot has changed. I've moved, started a PhD program, and started building a house, all while working. Yikes.
It was a crazy couple of months. Luckily, I stayed pretty good... Read more
Although most of the traveling I ever have to do for my job is a day trip in the state, sometimes, I get the opportunity to help out other office. This time, they needed help in Hilton Head SC. How could I say no? Yes, Sparkers, I packed my snea... Read more
Be your own Health Advocate
At 27, I never really thought that I would have to be worrying about my health. It seems now a bit naive to think that youth is a magic shield from germs, disorders, and calories.
Last week, I had a physical from my GP. To be honest, if my... Read more
Back in the Game
Happy Day Before Super-Bowl everybody!! Is everyone getting excited for the big game? Personally, I don't care too much for the game itself. I'm more a beer or two with a bunch of friends. It's a great occasion to be able to get together. In the... Read more
I haven't worked out in two weeks. Okay, I confessed.
I'm starting to feel sluggish and stressed out again. I can feel the old nagging negativity creeping back in. I don't like it...they are like clingy shadows in the background pulling me... Read more
Wisdom teeth only lead to pain
So I've been pretty much out of commission for the past week and a half. I had two wisdom teeth waiting around in the wings for quite some time. The lower one had started poking through and I figured I could just wait for it to come out. Apparen... Read more
I love food, and I'm not ashamed of it.
So, we had a wonderful weekend in Boston for the Bruins game. We definitely enjoyed the wonderful food around Quincy Market, at the hotel, and a couple of brewskis at the game. I was a bit inspired at the hockey game by a lady sitting next to me... Read more
Getting in a habit
Today. I was. actually. excited. about the gym! Woah! I couldn't believe it. I took an Edge Flex class which is 60 minutes of quad quivering, shoulder shaping, and buns burning madness. The instructor makes you do a million reps, fast and slow r... Read more
Planning the Week Ahead
Although a lot of people use Sundays to veg and kick their feet up, I always end up using the dwindling weekend hours to get everything ready for the week. It usually involves some couponing, laundry, and cooking a big house dinner. Since I've g... Read more
Creating a new mindset
Yesterday was a looong day. I was up late on Sunday and had to leave early on Monday morning so the morning workout that I planned was.... um....postponed....
For about 10 hours, I was on the job site, jumping in and out of my car for when ... Read more
Scheduling and Time Management
So, for work, I'm often traveling during the day to sites across the state. And, to help me get to the gym more often, I picked one close to work, over an hour away from home. Yeah, I'm all over the place!!
Tomorrow is the first time since... Read more
getting back in the groove...
For a long time, i've been beating myself up every few months to get back in shape. I'd be all hung-Ho for two months then something would come up, be it cold weather, a vacation, or a move. Well- this time is going to be different. I will make ... Read more