No really … it did … uh … physically bigger that is. Thought I’d share the not-so-flattering pics just to show I’m not as vain as I sometimes come across, especially in my fitness-related posts and pics. The meals at rehab were heavily carb laden. I did a good job on them, desserts and all; I was proud … NOT! For the first couple weeks I was eating my desserts as well as someone else’s—carbs make you crave more carbs; it is what it is.
I did manage to exercise for the first week and a half of the 6-week program in my room, but then I got a roommate and didn’t really wanna continue that practice. The young girl liked her sleep a whole lot, so jumpin’ up and down and all around like a flaming lunatic at 5:30 a.m. wouldn’t have bode well for this old fart.
Um, that’s dudETTE, and yes I did but only 6 pounds, feels like more; my clothes are a lot tighter. Must have to do with that fat weighs less than muscle but takes up more space thingamajig. I dunno. Anyway, the scale at the rehab facility had me believing I gained 12 pounds, so at least I caught somewhat of a break in pounds; apparently, the rehab scale hasn’t been calibrated, like ever. One good thing is my boobies are bigger, hehe. That’s biggER but not big by any means.
Not working out has caused some ill effects on me. No I didn’t end up in a jail cell like the one above. I just feel really old. The beds had these mats for mattresses except a li’l thicker. I was lucky cuz I got a brand new one, yet it still was not all that comfy. They are like tarp material filled with a big wad of cotton. My right arm still hurts from sleeping on it funny. Wah, wah, wah!
Oh, so we did get some hardcore exercise every Wednesday in the form of dodge ball and ultimate Frisbee. I got hit sorta hard in my face last Wednesday, knocked the dang bandana right off my head. It was funny. No so funny is my arse has been killing me for almost a week since the last time I played. If you really wanna know how cardiovascularly out of shape you might be, give ultimate Frisbee a whirligig. It’s kinda like football with a Frisbee ‘cept you can only take 2 steps before you pass off the Frisbee to a teammate. All you do is run and run and then run some more. I can see the game being potentially joyful to play once I get back into shape.
So the buttocks feels a li’l better today; hence, I just lifted weights for 30 minutes. I used half as much weight as usual. I really recommend that to peeps who haven’t worked out in a while. Otherwise, you could be super sore for a lot longer than you will be if you take it easy and work your way up gradually, and you’ll be much more likely to stick with the workouts. It’s too frustrating to try to use the same weight you used to, and you risk exhausting yourself to the point of quitting.
I’m back to a low carb WOE (way of eating – diet is a dirty word). Just had my post workout meal of 2 eggs and a sausage patty, yum. The red stuff is hot sauce, a southern staple. No carbs (ketchup has some). Supposedly, cayenne helps burn fat … I dunno but worth a try.
I got lots to do … y’all have a great day!