Rocks, cars, year-end brain dump

It's New Year's Eve, and I actually feel on the verge of feeling crappy. I know that sounds sort of vague and mysterious, but I have felt "off" since last night with a stomach ache that is not going away yet not getting worse. Bad food was my first choice, because M and I ate a…

Corollary to my final 2016 training recap

Last year, trainer J introduced Scott Abel into our training routines. Whether he had been reading and following Coach Abel for awhile or I just start paying more attention when he was discussing technique and theory seems irrelevant at this point, although I do believe it was the former. Or maybe I was just finally…

Welcome 2016

New Year's Day has been quiet and uneventful for us. But it is off to a pretty good start. I got up later than usual and went to the gym. Where I proceeded to work pretty hard with my mini bands, TRX, and stretchy bands. While I felt pretty good this morning after yesterday's lower…

As 2015 ends …

It's New Year's Eve, and we have awesome plans ... to have no particular plans. As is typical for us, we are staying in, possibly going to bed before midnight, and looking forward to a nice 3-day weekend. Hopefully without a blood sugar low. Man I HATE when that happens under normal circumstances, but when…

Welcome 2015

I waited to write this until I had completed my one goal for the year: 30 minutes of dedicated walking or other cardiovascular exercise. Yep, this first day of a new year, and I am successful. I got up, got dressed, drank some water, procrastinated, folded laundry, procrastinated even more, ate some breakfast, chatted on…

Goal and aspirations for 2015

In another blog she used the word "aspirations" for 2014 in her recap. I really like the term, so I am adopting it here as well. But first, lets talk about goals. In 2015, I want to be gazelle-intense about my health. I tried this year, and while I would not say I failed, I…