the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Workout buddy

This Suunto women’s heart rate monitor is the exact one I use during every workout. I’ve tried several monitors and most of the straps irritated my skin, but this one fits so that it conforms to my body. There are a ton of features that come with this watch (calorie counting, speed, distance, cadence), but I use it mainly to detect how hard my heart is working.

I can’t recommend a heart rate monitor enough. My trainer insisted that I get one or she wouldn’t work with me, and now I know how hard I’m really working at any given time. Knowing my heart rate during a workout has improved my endurance tenfold. DO IT.

(I found this monitor on my own, they are not paying me to say any of this JUST SO YOU KNOW.)

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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