Tag Archives: exercise

Out of the Frying Pan

I watched this Ted talk a while ago and I have to say, it’s done a lot to change my perspective on stress. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean I don’t have any (stress), it doesn’t mean I’m not up until the … Continue reading

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Vampire Slayers don’t Zumba

I finally made it to cardio kickboxing yesterday- the last time I wanted to go, the instructor was out sick and the fill in was the usual Zumba teacher. No. I do not Zumba. Can’t make me. Not even up … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Scales

I’ve had a few conversations over the years, and more recently about the value of the bathroom scale. Most people tell me it should go in the trash, or I should pay someone to take it away. I’m not going … Continue reading

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Slog

v. slogged, slog·ging, slogs v.intr. 1. To walk or progress with a slow heavy pace; plod: slog across the swamp; slogged through both volumes. 2. To work diligently for long hours: slogged away at Latin. v.tr. 1. To make (one’s way) with a slow heavy pace against resistance. … Continue reading

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Getting Real

  971 minutes of cardio over 30 days. That’s what I did. That’s just over 16 hours altogether. Plus the assorted strength training. In my personal opinion- that’s freaking amazing. If you added up all the minutes of actual exercise … Continue reading

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This is not Happening

One of the added not-so-bonus side effects to all this exercise is it’s screwing with my hormones. My year long perfect cycle streak has ended, and I feel like CRAP. Of course, I say something to my husband- just a … Continue reading

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Results not Typical

In my mind, I am a hot, hard, Slaying machine. On the outside, I am an overweight thirtysomething chick with tired joints and some sort of glitch in the ticker. Once in awhile though, I really forget that I’m not … Continue reading

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