Category Archives: Feel the Burn

Here’s my hardcore, very, very science-based workout plan.

I do some stuff. When I feel good, I do some harder stuff. When I feel tired or weak, I do less stuff. When I feel really tired, I skip doing stuff. Sometimes when I go to the gym, like … Continue reading

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Shaky, with heartburn.

Oof. Every time I workout lately, I get heartburn. Today I only had time to do some pull up stuff, but it was good. I’m shaking almost as much as I did when I went through withdrawal from alcohol. I’m … Continue reading

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Fat as body armour

I’m starting a new challenge at the gym since I have eaten my way to self-hatred again. I’m using food to make my body repulsive, and therefore ignorable. Unappealing. Disgusting to old white guys. I’m going to attempt to write … Continue reading

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Running with dogs, version 5,061.0

I was finally able to run again today. Nothing spectacular, just a nice jaunt around one of the lakes with the pup. Running with Ripley is such a different beast than running with Guinness (who is actually now retired), but … Continue reading

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Things I know about winter running:

1. You are always dressed perfectly in one direction and overdressed in the other. 2. Waterproof trail runners. 3. The wind will always change direction to be at my face. 4. It will only be icy when I forget to … Continue reading

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New year, same ol’ me.

No resolution, just a goal of writing at least once a week. I haven’t done a good job of examining my motivations and deeper feelings lately, so I need to make a commitment to myself about myself for myself and … Continue reading

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the long slow road

Yesterday I experienced running like I used to – euphorically, knowing that I had the world by the tail and nothing could stop me. I only started running seriously-ish again in July or so, but I feel like I’ve  been … Continue reading

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