So I got this brilliant idea to jump rope for 5 minutes in the morning to get the ol heart a pumping.
I managed one.
One minute with a break.
Jumping rope is HARD. Wow
I have a pretty good rant going on in my head right now but I shall refrain from posting it until it sounds less … viscious. But there are times I wish no one in meatspace knew who I was so I could feel free to just go off on how I really feel at the time that I’m feeling it.
Perhaps this is a good lesson in controlling my temper and knowing when to walk away.
Pressure canning dried beans for today’s project
So, because I’m a glutton for punishment, I decided to mush all my blogs together Seven years worth. I have discovered the following: 7 years ago, I used to sign my blog posts. For real you guys I also cared nothing about spelling a lot of pictures got lost because of all the different ways I tried to save/store… Read more →
I adore warm, comforting, easy to throw together soups. I also love stocking my freezer. Let’s face it, cooking anything cuts into my Mario Kart time. Sometimes, I just need a quick and hearty lunch or meal and yanking a quart of soup out of the freezer, especially one that is loaded with meat and beans is just plain awesome…. Read more →
I really have! I haven’t been posting much on any of my blogs because I’ve been so busy with work. I managed to get back to class and have been training pretty consistently. I managed to pass my kyu test. Woo for me! So I as a reward for myself, I finally got the tattoo I wanted. It’s still a… Read more →
I’ve missed a lot of karate lately. Which sucks. I had class on Tuesday but I missed it due to a lovely stomach bug that left me afraid to walk more than 5 feet from the bathroom… you don’t want anymore details than that. And I lied to Sensei.. I couldnt’ quite bring myself to share that piece of information… Read more →
Shotokan Kata Heian Shodan – I am in the beginning steps of learning this Kata. I can’t wait until it comes naturally and I don’t have to think about it.
I got on the scale at the gym on Saturday and I’ve dropped 4 pounds in a month. That’s my goal.. a pound a week! I’ve been working really hard at watching what I eat and making sure I get to class. Heck, one day I cheated and had chocolate covered cherries but my calorie goal was still ok. Go… Read more →
Last week in class Sensei told me that my kicks and punches were already getting stronger. My goal in every class is to do everything so perfectly that I get a nod from Sensei.. but no correction… I am seeking perfection in my technique. The more I work with Karate, the more I’m amazed at how quickly it is making… Read more →