Quiet day at home. Still not 100%. Light bench and rack pull to continue recovery.
In general feeling pretty skinny and weak. Need to change that. Need to eat and grow.
Best gifts are ones that you give to yourself. They aren’t external, like products you can buy from the stores or online. Gifts that make you consumers aren’t any good. Shopping is never ending. Best gifts are internal. They are mindsets to keep improving. You are the only one that can bestow such gifts on yourself.
Weekend at home. Trying to bring back strength before the end of the year. Nothing too heavy.
FitNotes Workout – Saturday 24th December 2016
** Flat Barbell Bench Press **
– 40.0 kgs x 10 reps
– 50.0 kgs x 10 reps
– 55.0 kgs x 10 reps
– 55.0 kgs x 11 reps
** Dumbbell Hammer Curl **
– 12.5 kgs x 10 reps
– 12.5 kgs x 10 reps
Back from the dead. After not lifting it eating, weight has dropped by only 1 kg the past week. A smaller drop than expected. Time to get back to living and training.
The neighborhood around the house is not good to walk. Soi dogs are scary. There aren’t cops to be seen. At night if something happens nobody would come help you. The sois are small and have no footpaths. It’s dangerous to walk alongside the cars. It’s just unpleasant.
Bach to the gym and did some light squats. Felt slightly lightheaded. Need to ease back slowly.
Day six. No driving or lifting. But could lift my head up from the desk. Could start eating. Could focus on tasks for a longer period of time.
Saw a doctor. Diagnosed to be a simple cold. Got a bunch of medicines to take.
It’s a common cold that hit like a truck. But I’m almost over it now.
Tomorrow I hope to get back to training.
Day 5 of the 2016’s worst stretch of days. Felt lethalgic but better than previous days. Dragged myself to work. Didn’t feel like driving while dizzy. Use Uber to get to work then grabcar to come back.
Got some work done but not much. Barely functional. Collapsed to bed when getting home.
Survived another day.
Another day, more terrorist attacks. It’s clear religious fundamentalism is a major contributor to these awful killings around the world. There is something deeply wrong about the way people are told to accept a doctrine without asking questions.
Allow yourself to think and don’t poison your mind with stupidities.
Still sick. Took the day off from work.
Fever, body aches, headache, chills, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea. Not good.
Feel like dying at times. Good health is the most important asset to have. Can’t wait to feel well again.
It might also be due to low red blood count, from the blood donation last week, that makes the recovery not as quick as it should be.