For the last couple of weeks, I've been on a chinups tear! I got these very nifty resistance bands a few months ago from PerformBetter.com (the 1/2" and 1" versions). preview.tinyurl.com/7d55 ums And I have to say, they've d... Read more
"...What about you? Do you really think so little of yourself that you can’t sacrifice an hour or two, 3-4 days a week, for yourself? This “me” time isn’t spent shopping, watching TV or getting on the internet. You’re spending it reinvesting in ... Read more
1. Increase 1RM's (1 rep max) on the squat, bench and deadlift.
2. Get a decent night's sleep at least 4x's/week
3. Run a half marathon in 1:55 or less; or a 10K in 50 min. or less
4. Eat more unprocessed fo... Read more
There is so much to say, and not enough time to put it down on the computer screen! Here's a quick recap of what's been going on with me recently:
-My cardio bunny ways have slowed down. Seriously. Last week, I barely ran 10 miles (I think... Read more
Some folks around Spark have been super-duper motivating me lately, and I must give them their proper due:
-Libra73 & Ohanamama. They've made SP's For the Love of Horror (FTLOH) team a terrific place to be. These mistresses of horror even... Read more
This past Saturday, DH and I did tourist-y stuff and took a day trip to the Asakusa district of Tokyo. What a whirlwind of people & sights! It's incredibly crowded in the daytime, and a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike for ... Read more
It's been a busy month, especially with me deciding to take a trip back to the US and visit family for 3 weeks. Since the moving stuff with DH and I was fraught with so many uncertainties, I decided to postpone my trip until that was settled.
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I couldn't think of anything else to write for my blog title, so here it is.
For starters, DH and I *finally* moved into a house here on post last Friday. We looked it at it last Monday, and knew we had to get it. Location-wise, it's great... Read more
I don't know where to begin, except that DH, the cat, and I all made it to Japan last Sunday. We're still in the process of finding a home, and that has been a bit of a pickle, to say the least. Arrgh! I'll attempt to do a lengthier dispatch in ... Read more
In between packing stuff up (Dh and I are finally getting this move to Japan on the road, woohoo!), I've been mulling over things. Some of it job-related, part of it family-related, and well, a teeny-bit on running.... OK, actually a *lot* on ru... Read more
I've been working on the monkey bars for the last few weeks. There's a set of them in the playground by my house. I usually pass by it on my runs, too... Anyway, I used to be such a maven at them as a kid! (Side note: I had a decent amount of st... Read more
You know how you have such a fun and activity-packed vacation where you feel you need a vacation from it? Well, I think I need another weekend to recuperate from this past weekend! Friday & Saturday weren't actually bad. But Sunday was a doozy. ... Read more
Lots of things happened this past week. OK, maybe not a whole lot, but some important stuff went down! Such as my DH graduating with his master's degree in International Relations last Thursday, and then graduating from the Army's Command Genera... Read more
"Wine is the most civilized thing in the world." - Ernest Hemingway
"The difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry blank." - George Sheehan
As you may be able to infer from the above, I had my share of vino AND ... Read more