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Tuesday, January 17, 2017      4 comments

Time to get back into exercising as close to daily as possible. That's my main goal for this year, and beyond. Last year was about healing and this year will be about regaining my strength and fitness. Or perhaps I should say some... Read more
Once more, with feeling
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      3 comments

Broke my wrist in April, badly. Surgery, recovery, unaccustomed fragility... Feeling better now, though my wrist is still tricky. But it's past time to get back to being active. My body misses moving regularly and has been loudly telling me... Read more
What's my goal again?
Saturday, March 05, 2016      1 comments

I started lifting weights again in December and in that I have been successful - every week, I have been showing up. The last few weeks have felt a bit challenging. Ideally, I'd lift weights 2-3 times a week and not just once. Ideally... Read more
Reminded of the importance of rest
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      4 comments

Last week, I was sick for most of the week. I did not get my 10k steps most of the week (or anywhere near them) and I did not lift weights again until Saturday, when the worst of it had passed. So I had six days off. It was impressive that ... Read more
weekly wrap-up
Monday, January 18, 2016      2 comments

Last week was another good fitness week: 78651 steps 5 days at 10k+ (2 days over 15k!) Best day: 16531 steps Least-active day: 7039 steps Kettlebells on 3 days plus Intervals on bike 1 of those days Not quite as many steps a... Read more
seeing results
Saturday, January 16, 2016      6 comments

Since December 1st, when I started weight training again and generally being more mindful, active and moderate, I've been plugging away dutifully... managed not to be too excessive over the holidays and kept at it, and I am starting to really se... Read more
Another week begins
Monday, January 11, 2016      2 comments

Last week was pretty good, fitness-wise: 84064 steps 5 days at 10k+ Best day: 18193 steps Least-active day: 6109 steps Kettlebells on 2 days plus Intervals on bike 1 of those days The 18k day was a bit painful, afterwards.Veins... Read more
pre-work workout
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      5 comments

Morning workouts have always worked well for me. Now more than ever perhaps. I wear compression stockings daily, which aren't 100% compatible with vigorous activity. I am supposed to wear them from the time I get up to when I go to sleep... Read more
Feeling well
Monday, January 04, 2016      1 comments

A few weeks of treating myself better have made a bit of a noticable change - i feel healthier/stronger. It's nice. My brother got a fitbit for xmas and we're doing a challenge this week. It's definitely spurring me on to walk more to keep ... Read more
planning the ways in which I can make 2016 a wonderful year
Saturday, January 02, 2016      1 comments

Off to a good start yesterday with a New Year's day kettlebell workout. That's something I am going to keep doing consistently this year. Regular and frequent activity. Non-negotiable. My health demands it. Creative projects. New place... Read more
Swing time!
Sunday, December 06, 2015      4 comments

Despite a bit of lingering soreness from my first session on Wednesday, I followed through with another kettlebell workout this evening. My return to weight lifting feels official now. 2 arm swings 16kg x 12 clean and press 8kg x 12 l... Read more
Off to a good start, and planning for the week ahead.
Friday, December 04, 2015      3 comments

I've only been back on SP since Tuesday but it feels like a very good start. I started weight lifting again, which is the closest thing to a magic trick I've ever found in the health n' fitness world. I've been eating reasonably well -... Read more
positive feedback
Thursday, December 03, 2015      2 comments

A benefit of weighing in while at maximum post-holiday-weekend bloat levels is that in just a couple of days my weight has tumbled down several pounds. And even though I know it's not exactly "real" weight loss, it still helps a lot to get that ... Read more
Interrupting a bad habit with a check-in
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      4 comments

My resolve to get back on track with pursuing better fitness has already paid off in a couple very small ways - managed to talk myself out of stopping for take-out yesterday and also talked myself out of a random mid-morning snack I had no real ... Read more
It's time!
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      3 comments

Time to make my health a priority, for real. Time to lose some weight. Time to lift some weights. Time to increase the percentage of vegetables in the fuel supply. I've been cutting myself a lot of slack since the summer of 2014, g... Read more

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