Working Out: Week 29 {I joined a gym!}

Time to share my how I have been working out for the past week!

This past week FLEW. I think I got tired of waiting. It was time. I wasn’t using my elliptical nearly as much as I should (read: EVER), and all of my DVDs? They’re collecting dust. Not good. I used to work at the YMCA locally, and I loved it…but I never actually worked out while…

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Working Out: Week 20

It’s Monday again! This past week was incredible. I was on plan, on fire, and really, really motivated. I have my first roller derby practice tonight since I broke my leg in October. I’m nervous, but mostly excited and so ready to get back on my skates! I’m sure you’ll be hearing a lot about skating…

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Weekly Workouts: Week 10

Time to share my how I have been working out for the past week!

Guess what? I got my cast of last week! Which means that I’m semi-mobile again. It’s been 5 weeks since I broke my fibula at derby practice, and I am so glad to be done with that cast! I have definitely lost some muscle tone, so I’m slowly working up to walking around the block…

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6 Things I Used To Take For Granted (Before I Broke My Leg)

So, in case you didn’t see my previous posts, I broke my leg. Or rather, my fibula. Regardless, there are things that I think most of us take for granted. Like showering. Showering is hard when you have a bum leg and have to hop in and out on crutches. Hard is probably not a strong…

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Weekly Workouts: Week 5 (In Which I Break My Fibula)

Time to share my how I have been working out for the past week!

Last week started out with an awesome 2 hour roller derby practice. And I stunk, so they asked me to come back on Thursday to work on my basics. I’m cool with that. I had so much fun on Monday-but holy moly, y’all! Two hours on skates will kill a normal person! Luckily, I’m not…

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Weekly Workouts: Week 4

Time to share my how I have been working out for the past week!

So I was talking to my Dad yesterday, and he casually asked “so, how’s roller derby?” Which of course made me feel guilty for not skating beyond practice this week, but also made me a little proud of my new sport. Because y’all. This is not a hobby-not even a little bit. This is a…

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Adventures In Roller Derby: Crossovers Are Going To Kill Me.

My adventures in roller derby!!

So. This was my second-and-a-half week of roller derby practice. I now understand why newbies are called fresh meat…because I feel like I’ve been beaten with a meat tenderizer. I’ve had a few of you (LINDS) asking for an update. And I’m still here. We’re good? No? Okay, fine. Last night, there were a few…

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Weekly Workouts: Week 3

Time to share my how I have been working out for the past week!

Howdy! Tonight is my third week of Roller Derby! My third week!! How did that happen?! Oh, right. I bought a Groupon and quickly became an addict. I ordered skates after my first class, and am obsessed with getting this right. I also can’t wait for 2 practices a week…just have to skate out of…

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Weekly Workouts: Week 2

Time to share my how I have been working out for the past week!

Hey there! So. Last week I braved roller derby. And I’m pretty sure that they were trying to kill me. Also, remind me to skip doing legs the morning I have roller derby, okay? Because that is a horrible, horrible idea. HORRIBLE. Trust me on this one. As much as I didn’t want to workout…

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Why I Signed Up For Roller Derby

I might have lost my mind...but roller derby is a great workout.

So. A good friend posted a photo of herself at a roller derby class. And I was jealous! So obviously, I had to know more. I’m not shy. So I asked-and she said that she had found a Groupon, and so she signed up. Wait. What?! Apparently, there’s a rink not far from me that has…

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