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3 minutes ago, T2sarahconnor said:

Occifer, I only had teen martwoonies.

 

I had to read that 4 times before I got it! :lol: 

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1 hour ago, Jarric said:

Almost forgot to mention, WW cooked steak last night with cheesy gnocchi, mushrooms and spinach. It was gooood!

It's a good job I just had lunch!

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Sorry to hear you've had a bout of family stress to deal with.  I hope you can work through or resolve it quickly, and if not, learn to manage around it.     I caught the drinking to snooker too, but since the rest of the team got ya for it, I'll just sit tight here grinning.

 

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Gosh, your D&D games sound so fun and interactive.   I kind of get envious of you.   Should I ever make it to that side of the Pond, I hope I can plead with you to plead to your GM to let me guest spot!

 

Glad the hip is being better, and good to see you minding other nagging bits as you go about your routine!  That's smart Rangering there friend!  Well done!

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22 hours ago, Rhovaniel said:

It's a good job I just had lunch!

 

Yeah, that was a gooood meal! I need to have more gnocchi, it was really nice.

 

15 hours ago, Starpuck said:

Sorry to hear you've had a bout of family stress to deal with.  I hope you can work through or resolve it quickly, and if not, learn to manage around it.     I caught the drinking to snooker too, but since the rest of the team got ya for it, I'll just sit tight here grinning.

 

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Gosh, your D&D games sound so fun and interactive.   I kind of get envious of you.   Should I ever make it to that side of the Pond, I hope I can plead with you to plead to your GM to let me guest spot!

 

Glad the hip is being better, and good to see you minding other nagging bits as you go about your routine!  That's smart Rangering there friend!  Well done!

 

Thank you! It's all stuff that's mostly out of my hands, so I just have to be supportive really. Doesn't stop me worrying though.

 

If you can make it over I'll make sure you get a spot at one of my games! Would love to play with you in person ;) 

 

And thanks - it's so hard to decide when pain can be worked through and when it's a sign of impending injury, but I'm very slowly getting better at it.

 

3 hours ago, DarK_RaideR said:

If it's one of those sessions of his where they play at some local pub, I'm game.

 

Sounds good to me mate! We'll have to get you over for a game at some point!

 

To be fair, I find it weird that people don't play in pubs! Having said that it's sometimes nicer to have a home game; quieter and more private.

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Thursday

I went home and did some studying! Only half a pomodoro (1 hour), but I'm at the stage where I can start writing this assignment now.

 

Then I cooked pork and mushroom pasta with a sauce of tomato, stock and soft cheese. It was really nice. Chilled in front of High Rollers for the rest of the night (I've started watching Lightfall @Starpuck - down the rabbit hole I go!) and went to bed fairly early.

 

Shoulder was better, so I started on the pullups again. Only 10, but that's fine.

 

Friday

Hip update: The hip was a bit tight during squats today, and has been a bit uncomfortable at work. The coach also pointed out that my squat is a bit uneven, but we tried doing a couple of rounds of reverse hypers to loosen me up and I was more even (if not totally even) after that. He also suggested we should investigate relative strength with some single leg work to see if that reveals the problem. So I'm not sure at the moment whether I want to try and resolve this through training or if I'd be better trying to get a separate physio appointment.

 

Crossfit was good anyway. Got a new 5RM at 82.5kg (~181#) on squats, and we practices some Turkish Getups.

 

Tonight I was going to go to a bouldering competition, but I think I might give it a miss now. I've got obstacle training tomorrow morning with @Charlie_Quinn, @jonfirestar and @Rhovaniel that I want to be fit for, and lots more on that means I won't be seeing much of WW if I'm not home tonight.

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On 1/11/2019 at 7:02 AM, Jarric said:

Chilled in front of High Rollers for the rest of the night (I've started watching Lightfall @Starpuck - down the rabbit hole I go!)

Ohh hahaha, you will LOVE Cam Buckland and Trellimar.   Those two are amazing.   Seriously.   And totally, the latter may have influenced a certain half drow you know!

 

Nice job on the Squats!  And man I love and hate TGU's.   They make me feel bad ass for the first few reps, then like a total wuss on the last few!

 

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16 hours ago, Starpuck said:

Ohh hahaha, you will LOVE Cam Buckland and Trellimar.   Those two are amazing.   Seriously.   And totally, the latter may have influenced a certain half drow you know!

 

Nice job on the Squats!  And man I love and hate TGU's.   They make me feel bad ass for the first few reps, then like a total wuss on the last few!

 

 

After a dozen episodes or so of this campaign I not only love Cam Buckland, I also like Trott a lot more than I did before! Trellimar is great too, I like how little he gives a fuck.

 

Thanks! I don't know what to make of TGUs, they just feel wierd to me. Maybe I'm not good enough at them yet to get any benefit, but at the moment the hardest bit I'm finding is getting the KB off my chest to start the movement!

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I've just spent 20 minutes writing an update and my phone ate it :( . Now I'm nearly at work and don't have time to re-write it. Update coming this evening hopefully.

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4 hours ago, Jarric said:

Thanks! I don't know what to make of TGUs, they just feel wierd to me. Maybe I'm not good enough at them yet to get any benefit, but at the moment the hardest bit I'm finding is getting the KB off my chest to start the movement!

 

Geez!  How heavy a KB are you using!?  Also - before you do the movement with weight, do it propping a shoe on your palm.  My physical therapist for my shoulder had me do that.    You should go slow enough, and keep your upright arm engaged and the shoulder down in its socket, well enough, that you can balance a gym shoe in your palm through the whole motion.     Also- I had a friend who just straight up couldn't do them when he first tried because he lacked the full body coordination.     Not saying that's your issue at all, but if you feel like the movement is really clunky at this point, I'd say, do it without weight until you get the feeling and balance for it.     :)

 

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3 hours ago, Starpuck said:

 

Geez!  How heavy a KB are you using!?  Also - before you do the movement with weight, do it propping a shoe on your palm.  My physical therapist for my shoulder had me do that.    You should go slow enough, and keep your upright arm engaged and the shoulder down in its socket, well enough, that you can balance a gym shoe in your palm through the whole motion.     Also- I had a friend who just straight up couldn't do them when he first tried because he lacked the full body coordination.     Not saying that's your issue at all, but if you feel like the movement is really clunky at this point, I'd say, do it without weight until you get the feeling and balance for it.     :)

 

 

20kg (44#) were my heaviest last time.

 

It's not that I find them particularly awkward, I just feel like they're not really doing much? That could of course be because I'm doing them wrong, and need to be slower and more controlled as you say.

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Week 1 Stats

Nutrition a) 6/7 days with lunch veggies, b) no alcohol, c) mood tracked. I was pretty tired and a bit stressed all week, but I am feeling more resilient recently than I have been.

Run - 26.16 miles for the week, 50.38 so far this challenge

Pullups - 5/7 days - I had a couple of day off in the middle as I was worried about my shoulder. Need to check my count for the week but I think 68 or something.

Budget - pretty happy with my spending this week, Sunday was a bit more expensive but I kept it mindful. I'm spending so much less without the alcohol!

Study - 0.5 pomodoros done of my taregt 2. Steps have been taken to improve this though.

Forums - got on here 6/7 days.

 

Friday night I did decide to skip the bouldering competition, and I'm so glad I did! Saturday ocr training with C_Q, Jon, Rho and Stu was awesome and I don't think I would have been able to do half the stuff I did if I'd climbed the night before.

 

It was amazing to see everyone accomplishing new things on Saturday and it's so cool to hang out with everyone. My personal highlight was getting to have a go at a salmon ladder and actually getting a couple of rungs! I thought that that was well beyond my ability so I'm super pleased with it. I haven't got round to putting a video up anywhere yet, but it basically looked like this:

 

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Saturday evening I went for my short run as I didn't want to do my long run in the dark.

 

Sunday morning I got up early anf got out for my long run - 13 miles. It felt pretty ok considering how knackered I was from Saturday. Then I got back, got changed and got straight in the car to go and see the snooker in London, so quite a full on day really!

 

Afterall of that I'm covered in bruises, really tired and everything aches and I'm dying. It was such a good weekend!

 

Hip update: it's still giving me problems, so after a lot of fighting with flawed technology I've put in a request for a physiotherapy appointment. Hope I manage to get one and that it isn't too serious.

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13 hours ago, Jarric said:

Saturday ocr training with C_Q, Jon, Rho and Stu was awesome and I don't think I would have been able to do half the stuff I did

 

This pretty much trumps everything!

 

13 hours ago, Jarric said:

really tired and everything aches and I'm dying. It was such a good weekend!

 

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13 hours ago, Jarric said:

after a lot of fighting with flawed technology I've put in a request for a physiotherapy appointment.

 

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Hmm, where are we on week 2?

 

Nutrition. As I said I'm working through my Crossfit box's daily habits list, but skipping bits that I already do. This means that for week 2 the list now looks like this:

  • Drink 1 pint of plain water per day
  • Healthy fat at breakfast
  • Cooked veg in the evening
  • Raw veg at lunch
  • Breakfast protein
  • Evening protein
  • Fermented foods/probiotics

Now I'm sceptical about the last thing on this list, there seems to be some science that supports probiotics helping certain conditions, but also a lot of untested assumption about what else they might be good for. Add to that that it's very hard to know how much of any "good bacteria" you are actually getting in any one serving (D&D nerd fact: bacteria, being mindless, are all Unaligned, never Good, Neutral or Evil) and it's all a bit dubious for me. Nonetheless I said I would follow this plan, and the only way to find out if this stuff works for me is to test it for a few weeks.

 

The week is going pretty well so far, two runs done, two crossfit sessions done. I did a hangboard session really late last night, and thanks to @jonfirestar lending me some resistance bands I can actually get a few sets in. Will keep working on this and hopefully ween myself off the bands fairly quickly.

 

No studying yet this week, I'll have to load it all in to the weekend. Budgeting is going fine, and forum updates aren't going too badly except for yesterday which I missed completely.

 

Tonight is D&D, our silly Rise of the Runelords game, so that should be loads of fun.

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Have all the fun at D&D Jarric!

 

And I really hope you get a physio appointment soon. I ignored my niggle for waay to long. 

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I'm pretty sure probiotics are like taking multivitamins. If your gut flora is off balance (GI, illnesses or energy issues usually) then taking the right ones help. If you eat and feel healthy, you probably don't need them.  Since you have no idea which ones you actually need you take a shotgun approach and hope. :D Kombucha is a good second choice if lactobacillus/yogurt isn't doing anything for you. My two cents.

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21 hours ago, Rhovaniel said:

Have all the fun at D&D Jarric!

 

And I really hope you get a physio appointment soon. I ignored my niggle for waay to long. 

 

Thank you! We had a really nice session actually, lots of good roleplaying including our witch attacking a poor defenceless tavern owner with her hair, and our constantly flaming hobgoblin being the sensible, reasonable member of the party for a few bizarre minutes. We also crossed a river on the back of a giant terrapin, and killed a half ogre and a pack of dogs for good measure.

 

I had a telephone triage session with the physio yesterday, and I'm booked in for a full physio session on Wednesday. I'm just praying that it won't put a speed bump in my running volume!

 

21 hours ago, Kestrel Grey said:

I'm pretty sure probiotics are like taking multivitamins. If your gut flora is off balance (GI, illnesses or energy issues usually) then taking the right ones help. If you eat and feel healthy, you probably don't need them.  Since you have no idea which ones you actually need you take a shotgun approach and hope. :D Kombucha is a good second choice if lactobacillus/yogurt isn't doing anything for you. My two cents.

 

That makes a lot of sense to me. I do eat and feel healthy, so I probably don't need it. That said I'm terrible at being aware of how my body feels and what it needs, so I might as well give it a go and see if I can identify feeling different.

 

I had to Google kombucha, but it sounds quite nice! I might give it a go (after the end of this no alcohol challenge) if I can actually find it anywhere.

 

16 hours ago, Tanktimus the Encourager said:

Probiotics are certainly marketed well. They probably don't hurt.

 

That's my general feeling. I'll give them a go and if they're not doing anything by the end of the challenge I'll sack them off for the good of my wallet.

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D&D last night was great fun, see my comment to @Rhovaniel above for more on that.

 

This morning was crossfit. Strength was heavy doubles of sumo deadlift; I hit 130kg (~286#) for 2 reps which is a new max for me on any sort of deadlift. Got greedy and went for 140kg but I couldn't lock it out unfortunately, possibly should have tried 135kg instead.

 

The WOD was 10 single arm kettlebell swings every 30 seconds, rest for the remainder of the 30 seconds, 10 rounds (5 each arm). It was a weird feeling (I'm still not great with KB swings), but I can really tell I'm off balance - all the work seemed to be in my right glute and my left quad!

 

Tonight I'm debating whether to stay in and watch Crit Role or go out and see a band. Tomorrow is long run day. Sunday is climbing and a short run.

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1 hour ago, Jarric said:

 

That's my general feeling. I'll give them a go and if they're not doing anything by the end of the challenge I'll sack them off for the good of my wallet.

We apologize for the fault in your digestive system. Those responsible have been sacked.

 

*Mind you, Moose Bytes can be pretti nasti*

 

We apologize for the continued fault. Those responsible for sacking those responsible for the digestive system have been sacked.

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On 1/15/2019 at 4:43 AM, Jarric said:

I've just spent 20 minutes writing an update and my phone ate it :( . Now I'm nearly at work and don't have time to re-write it. Update coming this evening hopefully.

 

THE WORST!!!

 

I do it by forgetting to click save on the laptop and then the swearing begins

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Always love the D&D stories, please never stop sharing.

 

As for probiotics... allow me to be a little bold here.   You said you'd give them "A GO".    I was recommended to take them by a nutritionist once after a confession of some nature or another.    They in fact ... GAVE ME A GO.  Ahem.   I take some at night, and I take a cultured drink in the morning; like kefir, or kombucha, etc.    It really has aided in the ... whole um.    HEY!  You ever see the movie Young Guns?

 

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Yup!  That!

 

Glad to hear you got some Physio on tap.

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On 1/18/2019 at 2:22 PM, Tanktimus the Encourager said:

We apologize for the fault in your digestive system. Those responsible have been sacked.

 

*Mind you, Moose Bytes can be pretti nasti*

 

We apologize for the continued fault. Those responsible for sacking those responsible for the digestive system have been sacked.

 

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On 1/18/2019 at 8:21 PM, DarK_RaideR said:

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How did you get footage of Roanne?

 

We did manage to get to her before she eviscerated anyone this time though.

 

On 1/18/2019 at 11:31 PM, DJtrippyT said:

 

THE WORST!!!

 

I do it by forgetting to click save on the laptop and then the swearing begins

 

It's so frustrating isn't it! When i commuted all the time I used to remember to copy everything before I posted it in case the train went through a tunnel - apparently I'm out of practice with that now!

 

14 hours ago, Starpuck said:

Always love the D&D stories, please never stop sharing.

 

As for probiotics... allow me to be a little bold here.   You said you'd give them "A GO".    I was recommended to take them by a nutritionist once after a confession of some nature or another.    They in fact ... GAVE ME A GO.  Ahem.   I take some at night, and I take a cultured drink in the morning; like kefir, or kombucha, etc.    It really has aided in the ... whole um.    HEY!  You ever see the movie Young Guns?

 

regulators-younggunmountup.jpg

 

Yup!  That!

 

Glad to hear you got some Physio on tap.

 

Well I have D&D tonight, so hopefully I'll have some more stories for you soon :) 

 

I have not seen the movie Young Guns. I think I get your meaning however! Not effects to that, *ahem*, process for me as yet.

 

I'm glad too. I'm also absolutely terrified that he's going to tell me to stop running, but it's better that I try and sort things out sooner rather than later.

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Week 2 Stats

I didn't do my bujo on Saturday or Sunday, so there is some vagary here...

Nutrition a) probably 7/7 days with lunch veggies and probiotics, b) no alcohol, c) 5/7 days mood tracked. Not seeing a lot of benefit to the no alcohol thing so far. I have noticed being really hungry though - I guess my body is trying to replace the calories I'm not drinking!

Run - 26.09 miles for the week, 76.47 so far this challenge. I am a bit behind on this.

Pullups - 7/7 days - 90 pullups this week

Budget - A little frivolous spending, but I'm finding it hard to care about buying a couple of cans of Diet Coke at a snooker match when the value of all of them combined is the same as 2 beers!

Study - Nothing done. Must try harder.

Forums - I'm going to guess at 4/7 days, don't think I got on on the weekend.

 

Mostly had a lazy weekend. After severe amounts of procrastination I got out for my long run on Saturday. A lot of it was walked rather than run in order to protect my hip, and because it was on some fairly big hills. Got 13.81 miles instead of the prescribed 14 as I got back to my car at that point and couldn't be bothered to run an extra tiny loop. The rest of the day was resting.

 

Sunday I went bouldering first thing in the morning. I suddenly realised that I'm looking at routes and going "it's only a 6A", when 6 months ago I would have considered that generally beyond my level, so that's cool.

 

The rest of Sunday I sat on the sofa and did nothing. Feel guilty for not getting anything done, and for missing my 5k run (whether it was better or worst for my hip I don't know). I just couldn't find the enthusiasm to move though :apathy: 

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