Happy December all! To those who are in the mid-Atlantic and getting pummeled by snow in NC, VA and other areas that don't normally get the white stuff - stay safe.
Big week ahead for me. First National tournament of the year for my age group
Missed a week of posting. But the work goes on! Last week had a new PR of 235 for deadlift and 225 for back squat. Today, fenced a tournament where all the fencers were still in HS (except me) and finished tied for 3rd, coming home with a bronze med
Happy Sunday, guys! So an update. I fenced at the NJ Senior Olympics (had to be 50 or older to compete) and took a Bronze overall in foil and a Silver in my age group (50-59). Had my best finish yet and felt really good on the strip despite the foot
Good morning, peeps! Hoping everyone had a good week. Had two personal records last week lifting - it was test week. Back squatted 215 pounds. Deadlifted 195. The squat exceeded my bodyweight by about 40%. The Deadlift by about 30. I was a bit d
Well, our weather can't decide what season it is in Philly. But, I'm in the last 4 week push getting ready for a national tournament, so the beat goes on. ALso trying a new cross-fit type class at the gym.
Sunday - 30 minutes cardio and recov
Happy Mother's Day to the mothers and others. I've made it official and registered to fence 3 events at Summer Nationals the first week of July so the training gets ramped up big time now.
Sunday - Weights and strength training - 1.5 hours. (
Hey, all. Our new, local healthclub just opened on Thursday and my hubby and I did demo classes for the grand opening. I did 90 minutes of Pilates and felt wonderful. Today, I'm feeling a little punky - I think I'm coming down with the cold my young
Well, we're at Hell, oops - Holy Week! As a volunteer church singer in a large Episcopal church, I will be on my feet a lot this week. Hope everyone has a great week.
Monday: Fence 1.5 hours if I'm lucky (I have board meeting which was postpo
So, I'm doing this to be accountable. In April 2016, I decided I had to do something. I was 271.5 pounds at 5'3" and miserable. I had my VSG done in August 2016. In May 2016, I started working with a personal trainer. I continued to do my work out