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Week in Review

2018 Week In Review: Week 40

2018 Week In Review: Week 40

Although I’m not yet working out much each week, it feels really good to get into a routine after such a long stretch of doing so little. As I shared last week, my goal is three or four days a week for the time being. […]

2018 Week In Review: Week 39

2018 Week In Review: Week 39

As I work on improving my mental health, one area where my therapist and I are focusing is to break away from my typical “all or nothing” mindset. Although the last year and a half has been more on the nothing side, prior to that […]

2018 Week In Review: Week 38

2018 Week In Review: Week 38

I don’t know if anyone finds these posts particularly helpful, but I appreciate the self-accountability they provide. So, I’m bringing back the week in review health and fitness reports! The last time I wrote was back in April when I was still training for a […]

Grand Rapids Triathlon Training: Weeks 2 and 3

Grand Rapids Triathlon Training: Weeks 2 and 3

A more accurate title for this post would be Bodyshred Recap: Weeks 2 and 3, as actual triathlon training was almost (but, not entirely!) nonexistent. I knew that swimming was not an option during week two because the pool was closed during spring break. Weather […]

Grand Rapids Triathlon Training: Week 1

Grand Rapids Triathlon Training: Week 1

Despite the fact that I deferred my spring races – a half marathon and a 25k – I still have a sprint triathlon on the calendar for early June. While the thought of the two road races didn’t light a fire in my soul, I […]

2018 Week in Review: Week 4

2018 Week in Review: Week 4

The name of the game this week was easing back into my workout routine. After the flu knocked me down for about two weeks, I was careful not to overdo things. I could tell, especially on my first run, that I still have a good […]

2018 Week in Review: Weeks 2 and 3

2018 Week in Review: Weeks 2 and 3

My goal is to write these posts weekly, but the flu bug hit me hard near the end of week two and I had a feeling I wouldn’t have much to say for week three. (That ended up to be absolutely true.) So, I opted […]

2018 Week in Review: Week 1

2018 Week in Review: Week 1

Even though we’re into the second week of 2018 already, this somehow feels like the first “real” week of the year to me! Anyone else? With New Year’s Day falling on a Monday, last week felt more about getting back into routines, especially since I […]