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MCASKEY6's Blogs

Definition of Tragedy
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      4 comments

Tragedy: The result of hitting D6 on the vending machine instead of E6. Ok, so maybe "Tragedy" is a bit too harsh of a word. Still I'm decently bummed. Upside, I may have caved by the universe/my scattered brain, prevented me from... Read more
I Hate To Run.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      2 comments

I'm calling it. I'm not going to do it. I HATE to run. I have always hated running. I didn't like to run as a small child. I didn't like to run in school. I attempted running as an adult to help with fitness and realized, I hate it. ... Read more
Not Trusting the Scale
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      2 comments

I'm not really trusting my scale this morning. I've been sick for about 2 weeks now. I had a bad cold, for about a week. So I wasn't active and I was pretty much eating nothing but canned chili and saltines (Hey, some people have chicken ... Read more
The haves and have nots
Saturday, September 03, 2016      2 comments

I have always tried to tell myself that my hardships make me a better person. I tell myself that my struggles make me smarter, stronger, more resourceful, more appreciative, and more compassionate. But there come times when I'm left stan... Read more
Plague update
Friday, September 02, 2016      1 comments

I'm finally back to work for a full day, and I am feeling the effects of a week of rest. I feel like I've been dragging a weight around all morning, I'm just tired. I was feeling much better but I decided to stay home an extra day ... Read more
Sunday, August 28, 2016      5 comments

Just as I was getting back in the habit of going to the gym everyday...Last night I went to bed sure that I'd hit it hard at the gym this morning. Instead I work up with a "swallowing razor blades" sore throat. Goody ... Read more
A new challenge I wasn't expecting
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      1 comments

I have been gaining and losing the same five pounds for some time now. I know I'm not purely innocent, I've had a few bouts of not eating right or working out as much as I should. But there's also been a barrier that no amount of e... Read more
Going philosophical
Friday, August 19, 2016      5 comments

What do I want to weigh? I've been thinking about this lately and I've been realizing more and more that, 1) I don't know and 2) I don't care. I want a flat stomach. I don't want saggy rolls of skin over the top of my jeans. I don'... Read more
Breaking my two week break.
Friday, August 19, 2016      2 comments

I can't explain what happened, but for the last two weeks I just haven't had the motivation to get up and go to the gym. I still bike to work. I still take a half hour walk at lunch, and I still climb the stairs to the sixth floor a few ti... Read more
Complaints about Rain
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      2 comments

Now, don't get me wrong, I love the rain. I love the romance of gray, overcast skies, and long drizzling afternoons. I love rain more than I love warm, sunny spring days. Really, I should be living in Seattle or London, someplace that rain is... Read more
Researching Me
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      3 comments

Back in 2012, when I first started getting serious about my weight, I didn't bike, I didn't go to the gym, I didn't walk much, I didn't eat vegetables, I did eat red meat at nearly every meal, and I had no concept of portion control. I ha... Read more
Thursday, August 04, 2016      4 comments

I have no one and nothing to blame but myself. I was up on time, I was dressed, I was ready to go to the gym, and I just didn't. I just sat there, and fiddled with my computer until nearly 6:30am. Then I decided that I just wasn't motiv... Read more
Time vortex?
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      2 comments

I got up at 5:20am. I put on my workout clothes, took out the trash, sat down to drink some water, and ended up IM'ing a friend. All very normal morning stuff. I then looked up and it was 6:40am. I have no idea what happened to al... Read more
I didn't hit my time, but I still win!!!
Friday, July 29, 2016      5 comments

I ran this morning and I didn't hit my time of two miles in under 27:40. Instead I did 28:10. But I ran this morning, and that's a win. I hate to run. I have yet to find that glorious space that avid runners talk about, where it makes ... Read more
Aspire Assist?
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      5 comments

I ran across this device and I have to say, I'm disturbed. I don't want to step on anyone's feelings, and there very well could be someone out there who found this to be a true life saver. But for me, it's just touching too closely o... Read more

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