point to you sacrifice your life, your passion, your soul to be skinny. I’ll
never be what society deems skinny, but I’m okay with that. I don’t even think
I’ll ever be comfortable calling myself skinny, even if I can get into a size 2.
side effect, then so be it. I see actual skinny girls, literally skin and
bones, and I’m grossed out. I see fitness models and body builders and I’m
grossed out. I just want to be in the middle. I want to play soccer
effortlessly, run a marathon and not have to walk, and be able to run around
with my children (if that day comes).
determine the person I am. However, it does sculpt who I attain to be. I want
to be strong for myself. I want to be healthy for myself, and my potential
family that I may or may not have. I want to live and long and full life, and
the only way I see doing that is to continue to strive to be as healthy as
decent amount during the week, but I wanted to get stronger, properly. I want
to know how to do a proper dead lift or a clean and jerk. Thus, I signed up for
Midtown Strength and Conditioning. It’s not cheap, but I’m enjoying it. We will
see how long my budget can allow for this added luxury in my quest for healthy
be the same ones each week. So every Tuesday and Thursday, I wake up at the
ungodly hour of 5AM to be at class by 5:30AM. I never thought I’d be an early
riser, even less an early riser exerciser. It’s been working out great, albeit midday
tiredness, serious #firstworldprobs.
So I’m about halfway through the first month and I enjoy it.
I haven’t see any amazing results, but I feel good. I enjoy learning the proper
lifting technique. I again, as in running, have to remember that I need to
focus on myself, not comparing myself to others in the group. But what can I
say, I don’t want to be the last one to finish the rounds. It’s very
crossfit-esque, but we aren’t timed or timing isn’t forced on us.
group for awhile. However, they are ALL very encouraging and hilarity always ensues
with the bunch! It’s 5:30AM, everything seems funny at this time of day! I’m
glad I tried something new, now my mind keeps wandering to yoga. Working on flexibility
and strength seems like a good next fitness adventure…although, I’m the least
flexible human alive!