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It's not about the fact that you stopped, but about starting again, as many times as you need to. Been thinking a lot about body image, mental health, and how exercise ties in so closely with both of those things. My story so far ... I joined Nerd Fitness and was successful in losing the 20lbs I'd wanted to lose for years. But I stopped working out nearly two years ago because my knee was hurting so much and my physiotherapist said she'd show me how to do squats properly. She never did. I went through a rough break up ~six months later and didn't have the me
So, a couple of years ago I got scared by a few health indicators and got pretty serious about my health. The psychological work and time committment involved were brain-bending - I had to think about it all the time, probably six+ hours a day, to stay on track. I had to work really hard at thinking about my health instead of going down weird spiral trails of thinking about food and weight, which would lead to binging. But the easiest way to describe how far I got is in pounds, so I'll throw out there that I lost a hundred and twenty pounds. I "joined the rebellion" but you don't know my name
Main Quest: Get down to 10% body fat. How are you going to achieve that? Back to working out 3 times a week, Boot Camp Conditioning at the Gym 2 times a week, Body weight workouts the other day. (2 str, 2 dex) 45 minutes of Intervals Mon, Wed, Fri. 1 hour if I've got it in me. (2 dex, 2 sta) Sleep an average of 6 hours a night per week (as tracked by my Jawbone UP). (2 Con, 2 Cha) Life Quests Read at least 1 chapter of the book I'm working on directly before bed each night. (3 Wis) (Currently Reading: The Blinding Knife) Metrics Measurements: 70" height, 202.5 lbs, 15.25" neck,