Just today

Just a couple of random updates – nothing fancy today J

 

I ran 6 miles today, and I’m trying out some new eating habits (in preparation for Bonnaroo – 13 days away!) that include more fruits and vegetables and do not include gluten. I read an article that said most people don’t lose weight on a gluten diet, but most people just substitute “gluten-free” versions of the foods (bread, pasta, baking stuff) and assume it doesn’t work. To be honest, I’m perfectly happy with my weight and don’t much care about that part, but I think it feels nice to give your body the nutrients it needs to thrive anyway. I just feel better when I eat well. I find that I can remember things more easily and generally don’t have as many “netflix nights,” where you can bring yourself to do nothing put sit and stare and eat.

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pretty colors

 

My friend Callie and I signed up for the Muddy Buddy at the end of June! It’s a mud obstacle course where the obstacles require a buddy. She suggested we work out together at least once a week until the race, which I’m totally on board with. I’ve never had a female work out buddy – this is going to be fun!

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Also, I’ve saved the best for last – remember when I was moaning about how there are no fitness groupons in Nashville and how I wanted to try kickboxing but it was too expensive? Well, guess. what. I just bought a kickboxing groupon. 😀

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better than a stress ball

 

The studio is a little far, and if the instructions on their website are any indication, they’re a little overwhelmed (or, one might argue seeing the all-caps notification that we must call ahead before just showing up to a class, FREAKING OUT) by all the new business, but that’s all beside the point: I’m going to try kickboxing! Yay!

 

 

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