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25 lb. weighted pull-up
Tuesday, December 09, 2008      3 comments

Did my first 25 lb weighted pull-up today for 1 rep. Wuhoo!... Read more
No more credit card debt!
Saturday, December 06, 2008      3 comments

I totally paid off my credit card today. The plan was to pay it off next payday, but I figured I've got the money now, why not just get rid of that balance hanging over my h... Read more
Bikini fine by June 09
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      3 comments

"Bikini fine by June 09" is my new motto to get me through the first six months of the new year. DH & I are going back to Vegas sometime around Memorial Day, & I absolutely, positively want to be rockin' a two-piece like nobody's business. An ... Read more
Deadlift progress
Tuesday, December 02, 2008      5 comments

After less than 4 weeks of training, I've bumped up my deadlift working weight from 135 lbs. to 205 lbs. I'm so psyched that I'm seeing such strength gains. Lifting heavy is... Read more
My kitty got adopted!
Monday, December 01, 2008      4 comments

Back in October, I sponsored Skuttles, a 6 year old cat from the humane society. I just found out he got adopted into his forever home on Nov. 16th. I'm so happy for him! ... Read more
Body gratitudes - 11/27/08
Thursday, November 27, 2008      2 comments

I'm happy & grateful for my... - entire body, because I shaved off 2 minutes off my 4-mile Turkey Trot time - brain. It's an amazing thing when you think about it! - liver, because it can perform over 500 (known) functions - lips, so... Read more
Body gratitudes - 11/25/08
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      0 comments

I'm happy & grateful for my... shins, hamstrings, quads, glutes, & knees!... Read more
Body gratitudes - 11/23/08
Sunday, November 23, 2008      1 comments

I'm happy & grateful for my body because it allowed me to... - deadlift 170 lbs - squat 155 lbs - take a nap after working out so hard - kiss & hug DH - enjoy lots of tangerines (not as good as clementines, but I'll start on those i... Read more
Body gratitudes - 11/22/08
Saturday, November 22, 2008      1 comments

I'm happy & grateful for my body because it lets me... - play with the cutest 8-month old ever, my best friend's son A - spend some quality bonding time with my friends D & J - enjoy the deliciousness of sourdough & whipped butter - w... Read more
Body gratitudes - 11/20/08
Friday, November 21, 2008      1 comments

I'm happy & grateful for my... - almond shaped brown eyes - thick thick hair - massively muscular calves - grape-smashing feet (I'm flat-footed & they're very wide hehe) - great piano hands (my fingers can spread like nobody's busin... Read more
Body gratitudes - 11/19/08
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      3 comments

For the rest of the month, I'm going to do daily body gratitudes as the first baby step towards improving my body image. Feel free to share your own. I'm happy & grateful for my body because it's allowed me to... finish the 2008 Hoo... Read more
More body image thoughts
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      1 comments

Here are more body image ramblings... - My body dissatisfaction stems not from thinking I'm fat, but from knowing I'm not as lean as I want to be. - At 23% BF, I'm in the "fitness" classification for women according to ACE. Not so b... Read more
Workout A
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      0 comments

Today's workout: barbell squat bar x 1 x 8 90 lb x 1 x 6 115 lb x 1 x 6 145 lb x 3 x 5 - 5 lbs more than on 11/15/08 DB bench press 30 lb x 1 x 8 37.5 lb x 1 x 6 42.5 lb x 3 x 5 - 2.5 lbs more than on 11/12/08 barbel... Read more
Total body blaster
Monday, November 17, 2008      1 comments

Here's today's workout: Lower Body Blaster burpees x 10 lunges x 20 squats x 30 Repeat for 5 rounds Done in 11:55 Upper Body Blaster neutral grip pull-ups x 3 med ball slam x 8 lb x 9 push-ups x 9 (frog push-ups done... Read more
Body image blues
Monday, November 17, 2008      5 comments

Two weeks ago DH & I started going to 24 Hour Fitness. Since day 1 there I've had a creeping sense of the body image blues. Most of the people at my previous gym were older; very few were younger than 30. At 24, there are young people everywh... Read more

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