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Gabby’s March Challenge: Drop it like it’s Squat

After a pretty hectic February at work, my goal for March was to go to the gym at least twice a week.

Because I hadn’t decided on my challenge until March 5, that left me a minimum of six visits to the gym I had to accomplish.

The first weekend was… interesting. After not working out in forever I was really feeling it on my first day back, although I stuck it out and stayed for an hour. Boom.

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#Dying. I make tomato face look cool.

My second day back was a little better. I managed to not throw up in my mouth, lol. Even though I could only stay for 40 minutes because I had to work, it was better than not going at all!

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Unfortunately, midway through March, I really hurt my back somehow. Probably from constantly  being hunched over a computer. I made a conscious decision to take a break from gymming until it got better. There’s no use in forcing yourself to do something if it means you could risk injuring yourself further–especially when it comes to your back. But I knew I had to get some sort of physical activity, so I opted for stretching, walking, and light yoga 🙂

Fast forward to the week after that, and I’m back in the gym and crushing it. Let it be noted that I hate taking photos of myself at the gym. It feels so awkward!!!

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The next day I played in a dodgeball tournament for a few hours. It had been a while since I played, but it’s kind of like riding a bike–you never forget how to dodge, dip, duck, dive, and dodge. We came 3rd. (Single tear falls down my cheek) Still got some rust I gotta shake off, apparently.

As for my April challenge, I’m going through some pretty big transitions at work, and I have to figure out the next step to take. So instead of doing my taxes (that’s a given), I’m going to really work on what’s best for me and make a decision. (More details to come!)

Keep it real,


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