Category Adult Student

Week 15 Weigh-In

#$&%!! I didn’t even want to post this weigh-in (which explains why it’s 5 days late). I didn’t work out at all the week of the 10th and I ate poorly. It’s the end of the semester and I’ve been in full-on procrastination payback mode — lots of work due now.  Also, there was a […]

Week 9 Weigh-In

March 6, 2011 So much for March coming in like a lion. 1 pound down. This week I felt like I did a good job on both the diet and exercise fronts. The scale doesn’t reflect the effort, but I’m pleased. I did a full 6 days of P90X (usually I only do 4 or […]

The Force

 I named my blog Motion and Rest because I feel like my life — from fitness to education to my social life — is overwhelmingly ruled by the law of inertia. Once I establish a pattern, I’m stuck in it whether it’s good or bad. I usually read a book in one sitting (with interspersed snack […]

Two Weeks’ Notice…I QUIT!

This isn’t the first time I’ve called in fat for something. I’ve backed out of ski vacations that would’ve required a miracle to find a ski suit that fit me, various Mint Condition/Eric Roberson/Chrisette Michele concerts because I didn’t know what kind of seats the venue had, and–one time–Christmas because of my weight. Or more exactly, because I didn’t feel comfortable in any of my clothes. Really, I don’t feel comfortable in my skin. I feel like I’m always wearing a fat suit, all bulky and jiggly, that slows me down and makes me bump into stuff that is closer to me than it looks.