Life, Workouts

Fake spring & workout completion!

I knew it would happen….it always does. We had the most gorgeous weather last week. We hit 60 degrees, the kids even wore SHORTS to school almost everyday (ridiculous- it was not that warm, but whatever. I am 100% over arguing with small people about what they will or will not wear, considering that it also wasn’t so cold that…

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Habits, Workouts

Results proportional to effort…. and yummy food

I’ve been feeling a little lacking in motivation lately, kind of. It’s a little hard to explain. It’s more that I feel like on the whole, I’m not as “hard core” on certain things as I used to be. I can’t decide if I actually care or not. Around ~2015 or so when I got super into strength training, I…

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Workouts

Back in the saddle!

Milestone day! I went back to the gym yesterday! Since the pandemic, I’ve only been there to swim with Asher or to drop the boys off for their workout classes. As someone who was a 4-6 day/week gym goer for YEARS prior to COVID, this is crazy. Actually, looking back at my records, the last time I went to the…

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Goals, Habits, Podcasts, Workouts

#75 Hard Challenge….err…#75 easy.

 Have any of you heard of the #75 Hard challenge?? It’s been floating around for quite a while now- at least a couple of years I think- and has made its way to my social media feeds numerous times by now. If you haven’t heard of it, this is what it is: *a “willpower or mental toughness” challenge (NOT a…

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Wisdom, Workouts

Stop When You’re Done

Oof, this morning was one of those mornings that I just did not have much energy. The alarm went off at 5:00 as usual but I just felt tired and groggy. Ended up hitting the snooze button a couple times. More than really feeling “sleepy”, my body just felt kind of heavy and tired.  I got off my normal workout…

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