Category Archives: Fitness

What’s in a BMI?

Well, today is a height-weight chart analysis I’ve been waiting for. When I started out, and I did in 2007, I was 245. I remember seeing the numbers and then sinking to my knees in panic. I was a size … Continue reading

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Mini milestone

During this week, I had an exercising embarrassment. As I was running on the treadmill, my shorts began migrating south, and I kept having to adjust them. So, I began to think, perhaps it’s time for a smaller size. Yesterday … Continue reading

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5k day

I just completed my first 5k. I believe the word for firsts is inaugural, which works for me because I plan on keeping this tradition going. Next month, I’m going to be in another one, but this time running it. … Continue reading

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Bhangra and bliss

Today, I took part in an event I held second thoughts about. Mostly, out of fear. Yes, the fear of being seen, of the mockery in my childhood. I was often picked last for teams in gym, with the exception … Continue reading

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It all begins now

I want to drink this moment in. This is where it all begins. It’s when I look at a colleague, also working out and we nod at each other. It’s a shared understanding, that we’re a community. It’s in the … Continue reading

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I like to move it

I have lost 10 pounds now and feel like a million dollars. But it’s not all about the scale. The amount of stress relief I feel is incredible. And, I’ve been having a lot of fun with food, too. Even … Continue reading

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