You know you've been away too long when....

by - Thursday, December 27, 2007

...the night you get home from the gym you're hobbling around because the squat and lunge sets in the Body Works class were killer and you used really light weights...

...taking two classes back to back used to be a piece of cake, now you're struggling half way through the second....

...the next day you can barely walk up the steps or get in and out of a car or changes positions of the sofa without grabbing your butt/quad/hamstring and saying, "Oh ouch, oh that hurts, oucccch!"

So needless to say, I think I might have hit it too hard in my first time back at the gym in a while. I am soooooore! So obviously I didn't do much today. Instead I went to visit my uncle in New Jersey. He's a teacher and he does a lot of the technological stuff at his school and he was showing me all these cool things you can do to your resume and all these neat Web sites that offer good tips and stuff just so I can keep my resume spruced up now that I'm in the real world.

Tomorrow I'll have to play it by ear. We'll see how I'm feeling. In the morning, my dad and I are going to the credit union to square away some things with my account before I move.

Tomorrow night is also a super exciting day because it's the day of the Maryland bowl game. As a result of our less than spectacular season we only got invited to the Emerald Bowl in San Francisco where we will be playing Oregon State. Go TERPS!

And just a quick soccer follow up because I never did update that. The Terps hosted Bradley at home for the third round game after Bradley pulled a huge overtime upset against Indiana. Things were looking good for the Terps who dominated through the entire first 88 minutes, taking a 2-0 lead. But they allowed two quick goals during regulation to force overtime. The Terps played strongly through the first overtime although were unable to capitalize. In the second overtime period, Bradley scored on what was a controversial call (later review of the tape showed the goal was a handball) and the Terps lost. I, and many others, was devastated.

Bradley went on to lose to Ohio State in the next round. I believe the score was something like 4-0. Wake Forest ended up winning the National Championship, so I was glad to see an ACC team do that.

Overall though, it was a really disappointing end to my Terps' season.

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  1. Ahh... entering the real world! Congrats on your graduation... such a wonderful feeling, and well deserved!

    I know what you mean about getting back into a workout after a while away. I went for a short 2 mile run sunday and was sore the next day.. rediculous!

    Glad to see you back!

  2. yea.. getting back is always painful :)

  3. The most painful part about resuming a workout schedule is realizing how much has changed. It hurts the ego almost more than it hurts the body.

  4. Ouch! Ease back into it girl :-) Sorry to hear about the upset lost to Bradley. I did enjoy watching the Wake - Ohio State finals though (on TV). My son was in NC at the time for his own tournament and got to watch a semi final game.

    Stupid refs :-)

  5. Owie! Take it easy these first few weeks back!

  6. congrats on graduating! :)
    good to see you blogging again!

  7. Anonymous1:48 PM

    I know that pain! You'll ease back in in no time, I'm sure. :)

    I'm curious about those websites your uncle showed you. I'm getting ready to start getting my resume out there, too. (Yikes!)

    Good luck and happy new year!