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Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Well, yesterday was the baseball game that never ended. I know the players probably hated it, but what a way to start the season. 13 innings and 4 hours and 45 minutes later it ended with the Red’s losing 3-1. Sigh, ah well there are 161 more chances to win this season. And to think it was a 4:00 start and I figured between work, dinner and the gym I would still miss the game. Nope, had time to catch the last few innings on TV when I got done with the gym. All in all it was a good day. Now just disappointed I have to miss my son’s tennis match today.

Well, I did it! I finally dropped a pants size. Although I think these smaller pants have a different fit if that makes sense. But, today they buttoned easily when I was done with the morning workout.

I have noticeable improved on this particular workout. I do a 3 day cycle. I ride hard on day one. Day 2 is the cardio workout where it adjusts the tension to keep a target heart rate. 2 months ago when I really started dedicating myself to working out again, the machine would level off about setting 5. Now it levels off around level 13. So, I can tell my cardio work is paying off. Then on day 3 I have another hard workout. My only real issue with the getting better is that day 2 isn’t so much an active recovery day anymore. But it’s all good. I am glad it is improving.

I was thinking something the other day. It is sort of amazing. I have finally started getting comments from people about losing all this weight so far. It is sort of surprising it took about 50 pounds for people to start commenting. And I was wondering if I had just been at that point where it just took losing a lot of weight to change the appearance significantly. Oddly too, I am starting to finally admit to people how heavy I really was. And by extension, how heavy I still am. That was sort of a new one for me. I mean, here I have been honest. But with friends it was a little harder to admit how bad it got. But at the same time i can understand why people don't comment since I am horrible about commenting to others myself.

Ah well, it is interesting that I noticed this. And honesty is never a bad thing.
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    congrats on some awesome victories!
    1783 days ago
    Apparently we won our season opener, but I was at a welcome party for the German students so I didn't get to see it. I know what you mean about how long it takes for people to notice. And I think your right about that this time around we got to a point that it would take a lot for people to notice, but I also think some people are oblivious. And when people see you often enough they don't connect the dots. You are doing awesome, and the compliments will soon be flowing in. Robin
    1783 days ago
    Great job on dropping a pants size!!!
    1783 days ago
    Sorry about the game. But like you said there are another 161 chances for them to win.

    emoticon on dropping another pant size!!

    Glad to hear that your workouts are improving. Being able to up the level is great!! emoticon

    It wasnt until I had lost about 60lbs that my co-workers started commenting on my weight loss. But even now people will ask me "Have you lost more weight? Looks like you have. You look great" and I would have only lost maybe 5 lbs. Still makes me feel good that people notice though.

    Have a great week!!
    1783 days ago
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