Wish Me Luck: Training at Muscle Beach

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Yikes! I have no idea what to expect from this morning. I’m headed out to meet a trainer at Muscle Beach. I thought this might be a nice idea for a blog, but the closer I get to my training time, the more I wonder, “What the hell was I thinking? Swarms of tourists pass […]

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“Protein Makes Me Gag!” (is What She Said)

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Come on. Seriously? Quit being so juvenile. This is a FITNESS post. I had absolutely no intention of suckering you into yet another nonsexual post with a sneakily-titled innuendo. According to my trainer and my online coach, I need a LOT more protein and water. It’s not the first time I’ve been told to eat […]

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Drop Sets, Sex Swings, S&M Gyms and Surprise Packages

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Okay, to be clear, it wasn’t a sex swing. And I never really thought it was, but seeing it hanging there by the window of the gym on a day last week when Kurt and I were working out together did spark my imagination in a few exciting ways, one of which was a gym […]

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Who Fails on Day 2 !?!?!?

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Me. Apparently. me. I know what triggered the collapse after only a day and a half of no sugar, and while it was a brutally emotional week last week, it’s not all bad. Let me tell you how it went…

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Starting Over. Sugar Detox Day 1: NO Excuses

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I forgot. Dangit. I woke up this morning with an email from the Sugar Detox people welcoming me to Day 1 and I dropped several F*bombs before I remembered about slap bet resolution, which resulted in a few more F*bombs for forgetting that, too. 

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Choosing the End Game: Muzzleloader Shoot

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Kurt and I finally picked the 20th game (although not necessarily last) in the 2012 Druzgal Olympics: a Muzzleloader Shoot.

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Screw Your C-

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. I can’t move my legs this morning, but I’m still hopping mad. Okay, not so much mad as disappointed. I used one of these recipe calculator sites and it counted my ingredient, raw honey, as a C-. I’ve been trying several recipe counters, and honey always comes up as a negative item. Overall, the […]

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Doing the “Right Thing”… Which “Right” is Right? (Today’s REAL post)

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Dangit WordPress! I did not want to re-publish my Hoardzilla posts! I changed the status from private to public and hit “update” so I could link them here and this stupid, idiotic site re-published them and blasted them at my subscribers. I’m very sorry folks. I hate when people post more than once a day, […]

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There Can Be Only One…(Except When There Are Two)

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The 2012 Druzgal Olympics have begun! Help us choose a new game!

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There’SNOW Place Like Home

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I’m grounded. Between the snow and the forecast, the master of the house says “stay.” That’s a tough call for him to make, because he hates being alone even more than I, but we can’t drive together since I need to be back to get the Jeep inspected this weekend.

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