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TOL: change is hard

Linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons for Thinking Out Loud. It’s the first week of January, so it seems like everybody is making changes:  to their diet, their exercise routine, to their life. It’s a little overwhelming, frankly. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge supporter of positive change, and, as a habitual… Continue reading TOL: change is hard

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weekly workouts #3

This week has been pretty “meh” as far as workouts go. In other words, I’ve been feeling pretty lazy. Sigh… Monday:  worked 14 hours or so for a total of 13,282 steps (6.29 miles). Tuesday:  Holiday. Obviously. Wednesday:  worked 12.5 hours for a total of 11,743 steps (5.56 miles). Thursday:  strength training + ran 2… Continue reading weekly workouts #3

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week in review: all the pretty colors

I’ve managed to miss Meghan’s link-up for like a month now, but I’m trying to get it together today. The last month has been pretty crazy. Enough said. Last week, I: Got in two cardio sessions and one strength session. (Wasn’t quite my goal, but better than nothing. Lost 4.4 pounds. (Not bad, considering I’d… Continue reading week in review: all the pretty colors

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living vicariously

…or, seeking inspiration in far-off places. For someone who barely watches TV, I’ve been watching a lot of it over the past week. The Olympics, of course. Volleyball and gymnastics are my favorite, but I’ll watch other things as well. Usually while repeating “How do they DO that?” The gymnastics have been astonishing. (Except for… Continue reading living vicariously

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week in review: stuff and things

Linking up with Meghan over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets. (I’ve been seeing some of her food pics on FB. They make me hungry!) What did I do this week? Um… Worked 40 hours at the day job. Got in 3 cardio workouts plus one strength training session (playing hooky today in favor of mentally… Continue reading week in review: stuff and things

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goals check-in

Since the year is more than halfway over (like, a month ago), I decided to do a brief re-cap of my progress on my personal goals for the year. They were: 1) Finish B.A. with all A’s. 2) Get to a healthy weight. 3) Run a half-marathon. 4) Continue to simplify. 5) Pay off Visa… Continue reading goals check-in