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I Can Barely Move Today


Holy Moly. {Editor’s note: that’s not what I really wanted to write}

Yesterday I had an appointment with a trainer at my gym to learn how to use all the machines and to figure out what weight I should be doing on each one. It’s part of my membership fee, so I decided to give it a shot. I’ve been focusing more on strength training as of late because… the treadmill is really boring.

I met my guy (who I’m a little in love with) and he showed me around and got me rolling in the circuit. I finished up, did 20 minutes of cardio and then headed home feeling good.

This morning I attempted to roll out of bed to start my day and could barely move. Oh. My. Word. My abs are IN SO MUCH PAIN. Apparently I have ZERO muscle in that area. Unbelievable!!

I love those people who say the pain feels good because it means you actually did something. Yeah… the pain stinks. Let’s stop this charade.

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.


  1. Lol. I started on Tuesday. A trainer showed me everything. Yesterday was my second time at the gym. I am doing 15 minutes warm up on a cardio thing, 30 minutes muscle training and i am finishing with 15 minutes cardio. I swear I didnt even know I had muscles in the places that hurt. It’s crazy. I do not like the pain, but I hope I will get a nice result out of doing it, thats why I do not care.

  2. So that will be very useful machine?

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