Choices, stressors, negative vibes

Today, I had only one positive thing to say to anyone thus far. Meeting my friend K at the gym tonight, so that will change. She is doing really well with her barbell training and it's inspiring and exciting to witness. But for now, I'm a squatter in the negative neighborhood and feeling justified in…

Peaks and valleys

This is a first for me - blogging from a local Starbuck's. Everything is fine at home, wifi is fully functional and working perfectly. But I wanted/needed caffeine this morning and felt a strong desire for a change of scenery for this post. Because honestly, I'm having the good, the great, the really shitty this…

The slow exorcism of the negativity habit

Walking out of the gym this morning, the thought of never doing my current arch nemesis exercise, the cable single-leg Romanian deadlift, flittered through my mind. Partly, mostly in jest, because in truth it went better this morning than it has been to date. My balance is better, my overall strength is improving, and I…

Exercise love affair

Wednesday I had conversations with 2 different friends about diet, exercise, and my better health quest in general. You know, the stuff I post about ad nauseam here. Friend Elyse, who recently underwent weight loss surgery is having a difficult time motivating herself off the couch and doing the walking her surgeon and obesity doctor…