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So Much For That
Friday, August 02, 2019      1 comments

So barely a week into my foray of IF my refrigerator gave up the ghost. We rent our house so we’ve been waiting patiently for a new fridge. Still don’t have one, won’t for another few days at least. As a result, my eating schedule has been all o... Read more
A New Plan
Friday, July 19, 2019      1 comments

So I’ve decided to give intermittent fasting a go. This shouldn’t be too hard for me because I’m not a big eater to begin with. I skip breakfast more often than not anyway, so I think I’ll adapt to the fasting very well. What I’m going to ... Read more
My Return
Friday, July 12, 2019      2 comments

So it’s been over 5 years since I last Sparked. Three deaths I had to mourn and a severe concussion I had to heal from in that time. It’s been a long road. Coming up on the 3rd anniversary of my concussion and finally feeling like I ... Read more
Going Up
Saturday, March 01, 2014      2 comments

Well, it’s been a month and a half since I started working out and eating healthier. The fruits of my labors are thus: No change in physical dimensions based on the measuring tape reading. Four pounds gained based on the scale reading.... Read more
No Muscle is an Island
Saturday, February 15, 2014      0 comments

I’m valiantly trying to teach everything holding my skeleton together to work as a team. Calves need to support my anterior tibialis (shin) muscles. I can’t run ‘til they’re both stronger, otherwise I’ll get shin splints again. I also can’... Read more
A Positive and a Negative
Thursday, February 06, 2014      3 comments

First, the positive: Workouts are going wonderfully. Getting stronger, building endurance. It’s a beautiful thing when Jillian says, “Are we ready to begin (or move on, or start the next circuit)?” and my reply is an unequivocal, “Yes!” with a h... Read more
P is for...
Saturday, February 01, 2014      3 comments

Progress! Not Procrastination! And it’s definitely progress when you march determinedly to the DVD player, pop a disc in and start your workout without waffling. No “Do I have enough time to do this workout now? I won’t be able to str... Read more
And Just Like That...
Saturday, January 25, 2014      1 comments

It’s off the rails I go. I was doing all right food-wise, not quiet meeting calorie goals but was at least eating healthy all week. Was doing well workout-wise, gradually bumping up duration/intensity. Then BAM! Car accident. My first. ... Read more
Once More, With Feeling!
Sunday, January 19, 2014      3 comments

Another New Year, another Get Fit resolution. It’ll happen this time, I swear. (Never mind that I’ve promised the same thing every single year for the last five years or so.) Like every other year, I’m determined. Unlike every other year, I... Read more

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