Putting all you enjoy on the back-burner because of work…

Well, this one is almost me today this month, except substitute the words "time for a book" for "TV" and "time for sleep" for "beer" and I'd have to say we're damned close. I haven't had the chance to enjoy kickboxing in weeks, and I'm sure there are some at the mats who wonder if … Continue reading Putting all you enjoy on the back-burner because of work…

Time management vs. what you want to do most…

Why I'm not sitting here listening to "Time" from The Dark Side of the Moon album on repeat makes me wonder. When things are bombarding me right and left, for some reason, that's the song I play the most. Work has been insane. One co-worker got strep throat and couldn't work one morning, so I … Continue reading Time management vs. what you want to do most…

My first day back at cardio kickboxing… nice to know I lasted instead of dying.

(Def not my location, but the spirit's the same) For a bit there, I thought I might be well on the way to dying. I was probably 20 minutes in before I felt the beginnings of a stitch in my side. Oh, I did NOT want that. It's been over a year since I'd done … Continue reading My first day back at cardio kickboxing… nice to know I lasted instead of dying.

Impromptu Exercise + Very Out of Shape = BAD IDEA!

I forgot the second rule of Exercise Club. The first rule is you don't talk about Exercise Club.... or rather you stop talking and freaking do actual exercise. The second rule is you don't do it out of the blue on a new machine. I haven't done anything truly cardio that counts as actual exercise … Continue reading Impromptu Exercise + Very Out of Shape = BAD IDEA!

Reigning in that fitness spending… though I still want a heavy bag.

So far, I've avoided buying more crap that I don't need. Whoo-hoo! However, I really was looking hard for a heavy bag to kick. I can't get a used one from old co-workers (they gave it to some family member), and I want a free-standing one, anyway. Oh man, I still haven't been back to … Continue reading Reigning in that fitness spending… though I still want a heavy bag.

My Preciousss… a Love/Hate Relationship With the Sports Bra

Simply speaking, the sports bra is a stretchy piece of fabric that fits over your head (or around your chest) and is supposed to hold the breasts during exercise. Okay, men, I'll give your eyes a moment to linger over that word... Exercise! Out of your system now?... Moving on. I admit, I find them … Continue reading My Preciousss… a Love/Hate Relationship With the Sports Bra

#013–Question for the Ladies: How the hell can anyone exercise with a “heavy flow”?

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.

The Massage & Me: a true story of pain & ohhh…

I've spent the past week trying to learn (or re-learn) too many varying things. A week ago it was Jiu Jitsu, which was interesting and I'll definitely do again...when my muscles stop hurting in places I don't remember having. Then I tried Kickboxing a couple of days ago, and had a TON of fun, but … Continue reading The Massage & Me: a true story of pain & ohhh…