Holidays, Kids, Workouts

The Murph, Memorial Day & More

Happy kickoff to Memorial Day weekend! I am working today but the boys have off. In true Wisconsin fashion, we are enjoying a summer-like start to the holiday weekend: Blows my mind that last weekend I was wearing shorts and a tank top and sweating in 88 degree temperatures, and yesterday was rainy ALL day and in the 40’s. What??…

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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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