Fitness Challenge – A Failure to Plan

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I officially signed up for my gym’s fitness challenge on Tuesday, January 9th. That means it’s been ongoing for just over two weeks! What have I accomplished? Not nearly as much as I was hoping to, honestly. But I’ll get into that in a minute. Before the challenge, I decided to stop dieting, and eat […]

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2018 Goals

Despite all my efforts to discover time travel, the years continue to go by faster and faster. Tomorrow, I’m going to wake up 80 years old. To maximize the moments I have left, I am actually going to set some goals this year. I don’t think I set any last year, and then I ended […]

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Fitness Challenge

It’s the new year, everyone is making their new years resolutions that include losing weight, and my gym has posted signs for a 2018 Challenge. Just look at all the numbers on that poster! It ranges all the way from 1 to 6,500, and even 100,000! So many numbers! Seeing as how I have become […]

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The Stages of Going to the Gym

The Trigger Something triggers you to join a gym. New Year’s, or a desire to finally do it, or a picture, either of someone who did do it, or a picture of yourself, and you are shocked at how you changed so much without noticing.  There’s a gym by your work, or by your house, […]

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Whole 30 Follow Up

A while back, I started up Whole 30. I meant to post a more weekly update of what was going on, but let’s be serious – I didn’t have much to say and it would have been super boring. But, now that it’s been several weeks I thought I’d provide an update. Yes, I kept […]

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Whole 30 – Week 1

I have made it a full week on Whole 30. It wasn’t that hard. Apparently “tough love” is common in this system, and there’s an emphasis on not being that hard. I agree it’s really not that hard. I did end up buying the book to see what I had actually got myself into – […]

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Whole 30 Diet

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Today I embark upon the whole 30 diet. I was kind of tricked into it, but I decided it seems like a good idea. Two coworkers behind my desk, discussing something. As one turns to leave, she says, “Courtney! You’ll do it, too, right?” and I said, “Sure, I’m in!” And then I had to […]

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