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December 26th, 2002
11:59 am

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Pushups
Why are my arms sore? Oh yeah, I did some pushups the other day. Occasionally, I get the urge to do some pushups, so I do them. I think I might have done 25, which is about how many I can do if I haven't been doing them.

I used to have problems doing even 20 pushups. This was a problem when I was a freshman in college, since I was in ROTC at the time. I needed to do something about it, or else I wouldn't be able to pass the physical fitness test. (I ended up getting kicked out of ROTC for not passing the test in my senior year, but that's a different story). So, every day of Christmas break my freshman year, I did 100 pushups. When I got back, I was able to do the 41 pushups required to pass that portion of the test.

I have occasionally gone through periods of doing more pushups. I did more when I was taking kung fu. I did more for a while when someone I was dating mentioned liking buff men. Like most things I do in life, none of it lasted very long. Still, I get the urge to do pushups every so often, and I hardly ever deny myself the pleasure. I really feel like doing some now, but I don't know if I dare to in the office. I think I might have to be content with some stretching for now. We'll see.

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From:bitty
Date:December 26th, 2002 09:07 am (UTC)
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pushups make my nose bleed.
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From:queue
Date:December 26th, 2002 11:16 am (UTC)
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Okay, I just really needed to do some, so I did them. The office is pretty quiet, anyway. I did 15, and then quickly got up, since I thought I heard someone walking by my cubicle (I was facing away from the door).
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