powerrprincess: I just want to restart my life so I can start lifting when I’m ten years old.
Leslie Lifts Heavy: Why Women Need Iron →
gamesandtrips: Women need iron. Not the vitamin. The barbell. We are trained by the world around us to have fucked up ideas about our bodies; iron unfucks them. We are supposed to be as thin as possible, as small as possible, perhaps until we disappear; iron teaches us to take up space.
7 weeks ago.
Gym buddy: your cheeks got chubbier. you know what that means, right?
Me: fuck :(
Gym buddy: (after not seeing me in about a month) DAAAMN dude! your quads! *pokes*. You look leaner tho fo real. From a far I was like "dayum who dat girl"
Me: thanks man! sup?
Proceeded by a bro shake.
Yep. This gym buddy of mine always keeps it real.
littlerecord-deactivated2012112 asked: I must live in the only party town where people actually arrive on time and shit gets raucous prior to 11pm.
When someone tells me the party starts at nine
drishay asked: I remember reading somewhere, perhaps a caption beneath a picture you posted, that you wish you knew what you know now at the beginning of your training and that it would have shown results a lot quicker. Would you mind sharing generally what you meant by that?
I'm just so weak sometimes. (No, not muscle wise)
Last night I couldn’t sleep so I was just listening to music on my iTunes and staring at nothing. Then I started thinking if how much I’m truly missing my boyfriend. Then my heart started aching and tears started rolling down my eyes, just like that. No sobs or anything. Just soundless cry. I don’t understand why this happens sometimes. Rarely, but when it does happen, it hurts...
broooeydeschanel asked: Hey val! First, I'd like to say how inspiring I find you and your blog, I'm proud to say I'm finally lifting heavy ;) Also, I have a couple questions for you 1. Were you intimidated at first to use the free weights with all the huge lifters around? I feel silly saying that but I always shy away in the women's section because I feel intimidated/embarrassed to go where the men...