There Goes My Confidence

Several months ago when I first looked at the Tough Mudder course, I was nervous. I wasn’t sure how many of the obstacles I’d be able to get through but after some time,… Continue reading

P90X: Hell on a DVD

One of the biggest things I need to work on before the Tough Mudder is upper body strength. My legs are fairly strong but my arms are pretty scrawny. For the past couple… Continue reading

Temptation Around the Office

I’m pretty sure my office is plotting my diet downfall. A couple of weeks ago we had an office birthday party featuring pie, cheese, crackers, pretzels , mustard, beer, and wine. Anyone who… Continue reading

Finding a Mantra

I am not a runner. I don’t really enjoy running in any way. For the first 30 seconds to a minute, I’ll think “Hey, this isn’t so bad.” After that I’m usually miserable.… Continue reading

Goodbye Meme

Although this blog is supposed to be dedicated to Tough Mudder training, I wanted to make a quick detour to say goodbye to my great aunt Meme. Meme passed away yesterday morning. A… Continue reading

Maintaining the Momentum

After a few days off from work and a quick getaway, I’d say I get a B for exercise but a F for eating. Thursday I had the day off so I went… Continue reading

Argh! It’s Summer Vacation Time!

Summer vacations are a good thing. You get away, you relax…and you can fall off the wagon. Beginning Thursday I’m taking three days off work (through Monday) to celebrate Joe’s birthday. This poses… Continue reading

Day One

I want to be a Tough Mudder. The Tough Mudder is advertised as “probably the toughest event on the planet.” For those who know me, running a 10-mile course through mud doesn’t exactly… Continue reading