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The Buddy System

I needed guilt, and obligation, and shame, and poking, and pushing, and commitment.   Sometimes that’s what it takes.  It takes a village…  for me to get a workout.  No really, I’m not a superwoman exercise queen.  Living well is … Continue reading

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Crawling Back On

Three weeks ago I confessed to being off the exercise wagon. Sometimes I’ve actively been chasing it down. Sometimes I just feel like I’m being dragged by my tether.  It’s been inconsistent and I’m still looking for the hooks that … Continue reading

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Booted off the Wagon

I didn’t fall off. It wasn’t an accident. I was pushed. I was on a roll with my lifting routine. For a good while I had settled into a sufficient training schedule. Then commitments other than triathlon racing started throwing … Continue reading

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Injury and inspiration

I was sore, then I was stupid.  Wednesday morning I woke up incredibly stiff.  All day at work I kept moving.  I took a yoga class, I stretched, I foam rolled, still sneezing hurt.  My body was saying “good job … Continue reading

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I blame the squirrel!

disclaimer: quickly written, unedited post.  Please be kind.    I’m sick!  Not super sick.  Just kinda sick.  Just sick enough that it’s interfering with my training and making me anxious.  Eight days ago, last Monday my day started super awesome, … Continue reading

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