Let’s Get Physical

Gyms are closed. I don’t know when they’ll reopen. I do know that the burn from weight training is something I crave. Hubs used to do a lot of weight lifting (like, met his lifelong goal of bench pressing 315 pounds kind of weight lifting). He has a...

The Last Hurrah

I crave change. Where I am right now is not OK and I can clearly see that I need to head in a different direction. PCOS is an ugly beast. Most experts agree that it is likely linked to genetics and that it can’t be cured. The best hope for good outcomes is to...

Restart

I’ve slowly realized that I need the gym. Digging in my flower beds and hauling rock and dirt just doesn’t have the same effect, and the aches of carrying extra weight have returned. The wedding ring that I just had resized a few years ago is snug again...

Bodyweight Exercises are no Joke!

Peanut had a day off from school, but Bubs still had preschool. This doesn’t happen often, so I knew we would need to take advantage of the quality time together that morning. Since I’m actively trying to be sure I make it to the gym three times a week,...

Zumba Dos

I said I would return to Zumba, and I did. I didn’t stand in the back either. I stood right in the middle behind the instructor so I could follow her moves more closely. I also positioned myself in such a way that I couldn’t see myself in the wall mirror...

Zumba?

So I was trying not to get down about the jump of 5 pounds at the latest weigh-in.  I didn’t do a very good job. The entire weekend I was grumpy — partially from being homebound alone with a sick kid but nevertheless grumpy. I’ve definitely gotten...