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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Here I am!

I have been busy getting back to work, trying to make some progress on projects, and looking at bunnies. We are getting a bunny (or two) this weekend to replace the vacancy in our home since both ratties have died.

Anyway, what's new...

Well, I have ONE workout left of New Rules of Lifting for Women! I am going to finish STRONG tomorrow - with DEADLIFTS. My plan is to DL 150 or 155 lbs. I'm going to record it. In March I started with the 45 lb bar.

This is an excellent blog that everyone - man and woman alike - should read:

Edit: This too -

As for my waist line, it's not going well. I think my clothes are actually tighter. I tried to follow the eating plans for Drop 2 Sizes by Rachel Cosgrove (which I might try out when I'm done - haven't decided) and I just kept rebelling. I get really sick of chicken/fish and vegetables. Blech. I'd rather eat less hamburger than more bland food.

But I'm a hell of a lot stronger! Last week I squatted 125 lbs. I can't believe what I can do now. I am excited to keep going with my big lifts. Love them love them.

Well, that's all I've got for now. I'll post soon with bunny pictures, a video of my 150 lb deadlift, and maybe some progress pics of my shoulders and biceps - the only change you can see!

PS: I can feel my muscles under my fat, but I can't see them. Wish the fat would disappear. But I'm sick of starving myself.

EDIT: PPS: Halen's teeth are still in his head, and he hasn't complained of pain. He has an appointment on the 28th and he'll get an x-ray, and then we'll see how things are going. I'll let you know!
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    welcome back!
    1471 days ago
    You are rockin' it!! I'm glad your boy's teeth are okay.

    Bunnies.... I love bunnies. They are such a good pet. I had two - they were fantastic. I had the young non-rescued little guy for about ten years. They're SO easy to litter train, and they have great personalities. You'll love them if you haven't had one before.
    1472 days ago
    Glad you're still rocking the lifting. don't stress too much about the measurements, you're getting strong & that's what matters!
    1473 days ago
    omg- fascinating links!
    Welcome back- I figured you were busy at school.
    I'm eating a lot and working out a lot.
    No change- maybe up a lb or two-
    I'm calling it muscle.
    1473 days ago
    Glad to see you back.....great job on the squats....sounds like you'll be up toa full plate soon....good luck on the deadlifts!
    1473 days ago
    Wow! You're really making great progress w/the lifting! Awesome.

    Glad Halen's teeth are still planted in his head! hUS

    1473 days ago
    Both great articles. I even find the word "fitspiration" kind of creepy...

    Is it possible that you're retaining a lot of water?
    1473 days ago
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