#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2005

More on Linda and the Marvelous Machine

Wow. I did almost four minutes on the lower body part of the machine, and was really undone afterward. Winded and a little dizzy–the dogs rushed to offer consolation and concern. My mama didn’t raise no fool–I’m cutting back to one minute on that exercise, and will build back up to four. I don’t have the same problem with the upper body exercise, fortunately.

It’s Monday, and today I officially begin–once I catch my breath!–the first book in my new romantic suspense series. I’m thinking of calling it “Dead Husbands”.

Are you intrigued?

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Day 2 on the Monster Machine

Same pattern as yesterday.
Pray. Pee. Get on the machine.
The lower-body workout proved MUCH more difficult than the upper one.
Here was my mantra:
It’s only four minutes. It’s only four minutes. It’s only four minutes!
I’m taking special care not to frame this as something difficult.
It’s only four minutes.

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.