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Workout Log Sep 11

I must say I am surprised with my commitment. Believe me, this year I am probably the laziest person in the world. Lot of the credit must be given to the depression I had. Maybe even now I am not completely happy like I used to be. But overall I became the laziest animal in this entire planet this year. But nevertheless my motivation has never been higher in terms of working out. I got up and had no doubts in my mind today that I won’t work out. No thoughts that let’s take a rest today. For breakfast I had cereal (Müsli) with milk. I guess it is not that healthy and had chocolate and nuts. But a bit of fat and carbs in the morning is good. For lunch I had a salad and since I have already showed once how it looks, I will try to post the pic only every now and then. I worked late today and came back home around 20:00, but took only a min to put on my running gear and started my workout. Here is what I did.

Workout – Run

My aim today was to repeat the legendary feat I achieved last week. Run a 5k. I was surprised that I could do it. But yesterday I was able to run just 3.7k. Even though I expected now 5k should be easy for me now that I have done it. But nope. Even 4k seems like a challenge. So, today I was in a hope that my body might reiterate that feat and I would do 5k. But I fell short of it and ran around 4.57k. Doesn’t sound impressive anymore but I looked at the timing and I took 30 min to do it. 30 min! Before a month if you had asked me if I can run for 30 min straight, I would have laughed my butt off. But now it seems I can. Anybody can!

 

Total Time – 30 min (no break time)

Workout HOME

Came back home and just when I started doing push ups, I felt pain in my entire body. Specially my legs and thighs. I guess I was right. Working out first at home and then going for run is much better. I don’t get it though. Even though I do the same things only in different orders, why can I work out a lot and still run the same amount. But not run the same amount, but work out less. It is interesting. But tomorrow I will workout first at home and then go for running.

It was already very dark and the last 5 min I was running in darkness. It is time to get some night running gear. Running in the morning is not for me since I am a lazy goose as mentioned. I am not a morning person.

So I did the 7 app workout (check my previous posts for pic) but used the custom workout consisting of Lunges, Push-ups, Sit-ups, plank and jumping jacks. I had just finished one set and was already feeling very tired.

Reckoning Time

That’s when I saw this. A big puddle of sweat kept falling down. First because of my running and second within 5 seconds of my run, I did some workouts with small gaps. My body was paining and because of all that binge eating, I was suffering now. To create this puddle of sweat. It reminded me that I would never repeat it again. I will never go back to my lifestyle where I ate a lot just to forget about my breakup and stop being sad and stop crying.

This puddle , this pain, this suffering, which I am going through, it is good but should make me remember not to go though that path again. Pain is good. But this pain was unnecessary. I could have avoided it. But then maybe I could never have been this person. Who knows. Life is mysterious.

Anyway I went a bit off topic. This puddle motivated me a bit more and I got up and  used the app “Six pacs in 30 days” Day 9 training. Finished it but that was the end! Too tired and could not keep up with my motivation.

Total Time – Approx 25 min 

Total Time – approx 70 min.

Dinner

Cooked today. Decided to make some boiled carrots and peas mixed with spiced up fried onions and capsicum dish (not french fries but onions fried a bit in a pan along with capsicum). I still should not be frying I guess. But hey I stopped carbs completely and no cheese or anything at night. Also removed the milk so now I have left nothing.

Protein powder with water sucks!! But boring is what I need to be right now to lose weight. Eating repetitive healthy things might be boring. But only this repetition and being a boring person will help. The vegetable mixture tasted not so bad and I am not a good cook. Overall a good day but I know I can do better. Let’s see what happens tomorrow on DAY 9.

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Started blogging about my life experience after my first heart wrenching breakup, my lessons, my efforts and steps to recover and finally how my life shapes up in the next few years!! This blog is more like a journal or writer's log (wlog).

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