Tiny Ball of Rage

lift the weight. fight the power. eat the candy.

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Owner of company took my boss and the software boss to go fishing with the company’s lawyer today.

For some reason, I am still at work.

Arghhhhg

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USAPL 2015 Raw Nationals will be held October 15-18 in Scranton, PA.

Be there or be square.

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This is me taking another rest day because I am attempting to decide how I want to continue training. 

I think I might make up my own programming because I don’t like much of what I am seeing (just knowing what my body responds to and what programs do).

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deadlifts-and-donuts:

ironwarriorstraining:

hookgripcom:

Some forthcoming new weightlifting shoe options from Adidas. The top model is new — it is a midrange option that will be more expensive than the Powerlift2 and cheaper than the Adipower. I am guessing it will replace the Power Perfect 2. The other four are new colorways for the Powerlift2.

That top pair though! I’m not saying I “need” them but…

Agreed. Top ones..

I HOPE THESE COME IN MY TINY MIDGET FEET SIZES

deadlifts-and-donuts:

ironwarriorstraining:

hookgripcom:

Some forthcoming new weightlifting shoe options from Adidas. The top model is new — it is a midrange option that will be more expensive than the Powerlift2 and cheaper than the Adipower. I am guessing it will replace the Power Perfect 2. The other four are new colorways for the Powerlift2.

That top pair though! I’m not saying I “need” them but…

Agreed. Top ones..

I HOPE THESE COME IN MY TINY MIDGET FEET SIZES

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$$$

alywoahhh:

Tattoo or hair.

How about neither because I need to be a responsible adult and pay for other things. 

;(

my life. This is pretty much why I don’t dye my hair any more and don’t have any tattoos.

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Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. Stay home on New Year’s Eve if that’s what makes you happy. Skip the committee meeting. Cross the street to avoid making aimless chitchat with random acquaintances. Read. Cook. Run. Write a story.
Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (via 27sailors)

(Source: technojournee, via hidden-panda)

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Boyfriend went into work certain he was going to quit his job today. He even told his boss off and they argued. And then his boss asked him to lunch. Apparently, Dan is too busy to explain right now what went down but he is still definitely employed.
Ahhhh the suspense. I want to know what happened.

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Man, the few days after competing, I become hyper emotional. I apologize for all the crazy yesterday. Thank you all for your support.

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Guiz I don’t know what to do.

I scheduled a phone interview like an hour before my employer decided to schedule an employee outing to the park. Interview is at 4.15 tomorrow. Outing is 3.30-5. It was a huge pain to schedule the interview because I already have such a limited amount of time.

What do???

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It’s not that my coworkers forgot my birthday (even though they put it on the work calendar, I have made the owner of the company a cake for his birthday, and when he forgot about certain non-favorite people’s birthdays, I made sure they were celebrated, and that my boss wished me a happy birthday as I was leaving (so, did you remember and just decide that I wasn’t worth the festivus that everyone else gets or..?), like the birthday part is not that important. It is that again and again, I am reminded that they do not give a shit about me or really even care about the work that I do. It also doesn’t help that they all appear to think of my lifting as some sort of circus freak thing. Like, you all compete in sports. Why the fuck is this any different at all? I am not a freak. I am not weird. I am not overly aggressive. Fuck off.

I have put 110% into this company for the last 10.5 months and the only thank yous I ever receive come in the monthly email with my paycheck attached. I know I am doing excellent work. I am WAY ahead of schedule of my assigned projects and tasks (2 months and 9 days ahead to be exact) and it appears that no one gives a shit. I really, really tried to drink the Kool-Aid that makes me like working there, but it just did not work.

Like, whatever, you don’t care about my life, but at least quit pretending. You asking me the SAME FUCKING QUESTIONS about my life over and over and over again is just fucking insulting. If you aren’t going to listen, just don’t fucking ask.

So, I am pretty much 100% done. Like, I will show up for my 40 hours a week. But, I am no longer hustling. You get like 10% of my mental capacity when I am there and 0% when I go home at the end of the day. I will no longer work faster than my counterpart. My projects will no longer be ahead of schedule. They will be done on time, but seriously, I no longer give any fucks. 

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jevanses:

I was tagged a few times in the “six pictures I love” thing, but in light of my recent performance at USAPL Raw Nationals (full meet write-up coming soon) I decided to pick ones featuring some of the folks who have been so incredibly supportive on my journey.  I know I missed a shitload of people and I’m sorry.  And #sorrynotsorry six isn’t enough.  In no particular order:

1.  Kat, sophrosyneandlift, I love you.  I can’t.  You are probably my loudest and most ardent supporter, and I know we will grow together and go so far.

2.  Annie, bikesbrainsbetterliving, my veg*n comrade-in-arms, and the rest of team ILPL (HI SERGIO!), you make my sessions fun and something to truly look forward to, even when my lifting isn’t going so well.

3.  Neeeaaaaa.  She probably won’t read this but she is a fighter and so strong, and I’m so lucky to have her in my life.

4.  Dicy (dicy132)!  Beautiful inside and out.  Your hard work and progress is inspiring.  And I didn’t get a picture, but Shelby (shelby-52kg), you were a joy to meet and I really hope to see you again in the future.

5.  SARA (fulltimeillin) (and Cob, I guess, he who doesn’t even blog haha).  You’re always there for me for all of the doing of things.  I CAN’T.  I love you.

6.  TEAM ILPL: ‘NUFF SAID!!  But most especially, besides those mentioned already, Jeff, Joe, Frank, and Austin.  Y’all were there via the interwebs cheering me on watching the stream.  I love you guys.

7.  Danielle (missdeejers), you were a bulk of the inspiration that got me here in the first place several years ago.  Thank you for all of your support on my meet day, and telling me to sit down and breathe!  

8.  And lastly, my family, who cheer me on and come watch my meets, no matter where they are, from the very beginning.  And to my Gary, who puts up with all my lifting shenanigans, I love you.

If my descriptions seem short it’s because I can’t write more without uncontrollably crying.  My heart is so full.

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When you catch your dog chewing a hole in your sheets because her bone is wrapped in it but you can’t get mad because she is so flipping happy when you free it.

I will get mad at the tampon applicator being drug from the trash to the bedroom and hidden in her bed. So gross. Not a bone! I have had to start keeping a second plastic bag in the bathroom to dispose of my used feminine products that I tie shut after every use. I need I just suck it up and buy a garbage with a lid (seriously, why are garbages so expensive).

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