Category Archives: Fitness

Almost Gave Up

The voices in my head are fucking awful to me. They are the echoes of things people have said to me all my life.  The reason I quit before I find success usually. “I don’t know why you’re trying” “You’re … Continue reading

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WTF Happend?

It’s derby season again. I’m stronger. I’m more stable.  I’m slightly more agile. I’m better at the beginning of this year than I was at the end of last year. Also, I never ever see myself from a profile. So … Continue reading

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2.3kms

That’s how much 1.44 miles translates to. Or 27 mins. Because 5 min cool down walking at 2.5 or 2 mph SUCKS. But doing the C25K at 3mph walk and 4mph run translated to 1.44 miles.  2.3kms In my head… … Continue reading

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New Muscles!!!

So my whole derby career I’ve had an issue with my feet. My right foot especially. I hop on my toe stops…and my right foot has a shooting pain in the ball of my foot. It makes toe stop work… … Continue reading

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The Thing About Working Out

As a larger woman. With what I affectionately call “thunder thighs”… .. is that when you do a leg work out, your leg muscles bulk up a bit (not much, but you’re using them, so they’re a bit more *noticeable*) … Continue reading

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Running Again.

There’s a treadmill in my bedroom. It’s been there since… ummm… I moved back upstairs and the room that is now my bedroom was my craft/workout room. Since I moved into the room and called it my (and my fiance’s) … Continue reading

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Getting Back Into Derby…

Really this is about getting back to fitness.  I’ve had a LOT of changes in my life in the past 4 months or so. And because of those changes, life has gotten in the way of exercise.  And as a … Continue reading

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