Missed a week of posting. But the work goes on! Last week had a new PR of 235 for deadlift and 225 for back squat. Today, fenced a tournament where all the fencers were still in HS (except me) and finished tied for 3rd, coming home with a bronze med
Good morning, peeps! Hoping everyone had a good week. Had two personal records last week lifting - it was test week. Back squatted 215 pounds. Deadlifted 195. The squat exceeded my bodyweight by about 40%. The Deadlift by about 30. I was a bit d
Back to Sunday. Back at it. We're supposed to have rain and thunderstorms most of this week, so I'm glad I don't do anything that requires me to be outside. On the fencing front, looks like my tournament in two weeks is going to be cancelled but poi
Well, our weather can't decide what season it is in Philly. But, I'm in the last 4 week push getting ready for a national tournament, so the beat goes on. ALso trying a new cross-fit type class at the gym.
Sunday - 30 minutes cardio and recov
OK. So I was a bit crazy and fenced I weapon I had never fenced before - I fenced Sabre. I got my a$$ kicked in a major way, but it was fun. I also burned 1010 calories in 3 hours. Did some recovery time with compression boots at my health club and
Hey, all. Our new, local healthclub just opened on Thursday and my hubby and I did demo classes for the grand opening. I did 90 minutes of Pilates and felt wonderful. Today, I'm feeling a little punky - I think I'm coming down with the cold my young
Ok, I'm still hip deep in my fencing tournament. Fenced Saturday and today and have one more event tomorrow. (As in burned more than 1,000 calories each day). The best news is so far, I haven't been DFL in any event (dead f-in last). I've been next
Well, we're at Hell, oops - Holy Week! As a volunteer church singer in a large Episcopal church, I will be on my feet a lot this week. Hope everyone has a great week.
Monday: Fence 1.5 hours if I'm lucky (I have board meeting which was postpo
So, we've made it through the first week of the year - Yippee! It's blasting cold here in Philly and may get warmer by the end of the week, but we've been in the teens for about a week, which is unusual for us. Glad I do indoor workouts!
So, I'm doing this to be accountable. In April 2016, I decided I had to do something. I was 271.5 pounds at 5'3" and miserable. I had my VSG done in August 2016. In May 2016, I started working with a personal trainer. I continued to do my work out