[-$96,924] On the Bench

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My monthly payment just posted, leaving me with a current debt balance of $96,924. Things seem to be moving slowly with my repayment, but I’m hoping to pick up the pace in the next couple of months.

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I haven’t been to the gym in over a week, due to forces outside of my control. I was really upset about not being able to go for so long, but now I’m Read More

[-$98,865] My $100 Stupid Tax and Other Pains

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I know. Long time, no post. I’ve been busy at work this week. I haven’t gone to the gym in the past two days because of work, but I will be there in the morning…with bells on.  Kettlebells, of course. Ok. Sorry. Heh.

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Gym Update
I’m still sticking with it. The self-conscious struggles with being the slowest and weakest person in the room who often needs modifications are still there, but I’m keeping at it.  Last week, the doubts got to me so badly that I half-assed one of my workouts. Afterward, Read More

[-$99,029] My Gym Crawl Update 1

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[My debt balance has increased since my last post because of unpaid accrued interest.]

Recently, I wrote about my desire to get into shape and drop fat while I drop debt. The first step was a “gym crawl” where I try out a few gyms over the course of a week with the goal of finding a place that I liked and that fit me. A couple of years ago, I tried joining a gym, but didn’t feel very welcomed, so I wanted to avoid that fate again.

So, what happened?

Well… I Read More