Ring out the old or something
Today, I went to a gym I haven't been to in decades. Its the main campus gym where I work but I go to the small outpost that is in my building. It was fun because I got to use a rowing machine (the cardio kind) which I always enjoyed. My forear... Read more
Fuelband and resting
A couple of weeks ago, I received a nike fuelband as an early holiday gift. I've been wearing the demanding mistress of exercise pretty much every since. People have asked me what I think and, overall, I'm happy with it. it took me a while to g... Read more
Facing the holidays
I haven't been that worried about the holidays as far as my healthy eating goes.I htink I was naive. We are having our holiday lunch at work today and, already, I've had three people tell me just to eat whatever I want because "it's just once a ... Read more
I don't like snow. I'm from New England but still, I hate snow. I mean, I like to watch it through a window and all, but don't make me go out there!
We are expecting 4-6 inches today. Growing up, that wouldn't really even have been cause f... Read more
So it's my birthday eve and I have a personal goal of doing ten full out push ups tomorrow. I've been working (although I might have started later than I should) and I am confident that I can do them. The problem is that the muscle spasms I star... Read more
I was away over the holiday and only really managed to get on some core work and some squats. Five days of inactivity combined with 20 hours on buses has resulted in muscles spasms in my shoulder and neck. Truthfully, I suspect being huddled o... Read more
I already survived a holiday potluck where I ate lots of delicious food. I don't care much for desserts so I had no problem passing them up. Growing up, I always saved my... Read more
I hope this is on sale Black Friday!
I have lots of people on my list who would appreciate a bar or two.... Read more
Plankity plank plank
So, I have a goal of being ale to do ten real pushups on my birthday. Towards that goal, I've been doing chest and arm strength training with machines and free weights.
I was asking advice from a friend of mine who is a chiropractor (who, m... Read more
Quick review of a lot of stuff!
I was away last week. Walk about 40 miles, including a 5k, at Disney World where I meet up with a bunch of friends every couple of years. I ate well and was conscious about what I ate but I did eat french fries and pizza and a carrot cake cookie... Read more
Oh, so simple
I was debating yet another slow cooker entry. But the smell of the chicken and rosemary is beginning to permeate the house. This week really is just chicken and rosemary. When I cook for both of us, the food is very simple! For dinner, I'll roas... Read more
Quick trip to NYC and What's in your crockpot?
Last week;s crock pot plan didn't quite happen. Mostly because I realized I was due to make dinner for me and my partner and so what I had planned wouldn't work. Instead, I threw in chicken, potatoes, and cauliflower. It was quite tasty but I ha... Read more
Prepping for weekend cooking
This weekend, I'm thinking that comfort food is in order. No particular reason except that I've been thinking about a chickpea stew with chicken, cauliflower, and potato. Doesn't sound very pretty but it's delicious. I have a lot of random cans... Read more
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In love with my phone?
I have to say, if anyone had told me how much I would use my iphone, I would just have laughed in their face. Oh wait, I think people DID try to tell me how much I would love it.
Now, I've had my smartphone for over two years. It's archaic... Read more