Pity that a gym visit should've been a priority, but wasn't. Beating the hell out of a punching bag could only improve my disposition, I thought. But I didn't go, because I knew I wasn't focused and would probably hurt someone--mostly myself.
Oh, April, you're here at last. I'm relieved because it means this yo-yo hot/cold will finally stop (and will creep toward summer faster than we know, but at least the flu will knock it off a while). It also means I'll stop biting my nails when I get a text about my bank account, because … Continue reading Ah, April–Spring in Texas (officially) & new beginnings
Yeah, that's probably the face I had in the middle of my workout, right up top there. That's something I forgot about when it comes to getting good exercise in the morning. I woke up and got ready for my day, packing my work clothes in my gym bag and out the door. Lately, when I'd done workouts at the gym, I'd been on the recumbent bike for half an hour.
In the past few months that I've had The Chatty Introvert site (and thanks for your attention so far, dear readers), one issue I've been able to partly avoid is my very personal fight with my weight and health. Granted, because of some cyberstalking and other circumstances, I have avoided most personal stories (unless I … Continue reading Self-Defense & Fitness for Dummies (or maybe it’s just me…)
The past few months online have been a revelation for me as a woman, because I've seen honest dialogue about women's issues begin and squeamishness start to pass. Guess it's time to throw my hat in the ring and go searching for the answers I need from women who work and live and think differently.
I admit to watching too many wushu/kung fu/martial arts flicks over the years, good and bad alike. So when I grew curious about martial arts and bought several books, this one found its way on my shelf...