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Good morning everyone and happy Sunday to you and yours! It’s a very rainy and cloudy morning here but the birds are out and chirping so hopefully that means there are great skies ahead! I’ve been a little absent this week and I apologize I have just been getting ready for my road trip to Cali Thursday and I had a lot of loose ends to tie up before I could feel comfy leaving! I already know you all have been killing your goals and chasing your dreams because you guys are amazing! So let’s get into it!

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Today I hit the gym to do some low-intensity steady state cardio or L.I.S.S. for short. Normally I do the stairs but I have been trying to give my knees a break because of all the flights plus doing squats daily! They were getting sore and I want to make sure I am up for walking around with the kids when I get to the Westcoast. This week I was able to get all 4 lifts in and also some cardio, even though I haven’t been blogging as much the drive is still sharp and better than ever! later tonight I’ll go back to the gym for round two so that I can lift and do more cardio. I’ll be driving a few days so I need to get a head start on my workouts so that when I get to the hotel I’ll be right on track with my routine! This trip isn’t really about sightseeing and stuff as much as it is spending quality time with my kids and a beautiful change of venue. There is a nice gym at my hotel in Cali so I will be making sure I do my best to get something done even if it’s just a short something.lol. My last workout here will probably be Tuesday and then I’ll start resting and getting ready to drive!

 

We have been all about our diet this past week for real! Not just keeping it low carb and keto but also coming up with some tasty meals to keep our stomachs interested. I have been keeping my carbs down below 50 while lowering my fats a little to help burn more fat and stay full longer. We have switched to doing shopping a month in advance so it has really helped to prepare some large dishes and freeze them for later. I’m definitely taking my food with me when I go on my trip, I’ve come too far and worked too hard to let a road trip get me going backward. I know that I will indulge a little but no more than I do when I’m home and I have a small cheat. I’m loading up my cooler and bags with Keto cool snacks while I am away and don’t plan on getting any gas station stuff with the exception of black coffee or tea. I’m going to leave a few pictures of some food we have been having lately, it’s not fancy but very delicious and simple which is the whole point! Click pic for names:

 

Today I am in the middle of a 36 hour fast with only having coffee and a little broth if I get hungry. When I did it last week it felt pretty easy and I want to try to do a couple of these fasts to mix up my regular 18 daily fasts. The whole point is to keep wielding control over my true hunger and get to a point that I’m more and more insulin sensitive as well as Leptin sensitive. This whole process has really helped me distinguish between hunger and thirst as well as taking full control over my eating habits. I honestly will not be doing fasts longer than 36 hours unless I’m instructed by a doctor, I feel the benefits of a fast this long are sufficient and as long as it doesn’t get stressful I’ll keep using it!

 

That’s about all I have today but I plan on taking my computer with me while I’m tripping so I will certainly be blogging, plus I don’t leave till Thursday at midnight so I’ll be blogging before I leave. I’m still here and available if anyone needs any help or encouragement, that will never change! have a fabulous Sunday homie!

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Posted by on April 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Lift Comp!

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Hey homies how’s it going? I’m writing this a little late because my workout and fasting have changed a little bit so I didn’t get up in time to write early. I have really been working on my sleep because I know I need to focus on getting better sleep! Anyway, I am writing now to say happy hump day for you and yours and let’s have a wonderful rest of the week! Of course, I am going to update yall on what I’ve been doing!

 

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I never workout at the gym on Wednesday and I’m glad I don’t because it was super busy.lol. The people at my gym are really nice and helpful but there are just so many people doing so many different machines you feel like just turning back and going home! Of course, you know I didn’t do that I was actually motivated by all the people and I had one of the best workouts I have ever had! I mean my back was killing me but in a good way and I swear me and this 70-year-old lady have issues because every time I did an exercise she did it. I mean movement for movement and I really got into a heated lift off against a senior citizen and honestly, I’m not sure I won! What I do know is that woman is a beast and if I’m like her when I’m that age then I will be super happy! Tomorrow I have chest again and then I have to do some makeup cardio I missed yesterday! I’ll be on my regular schedule tomorrow and I think I will be feeling a little better not having a liftoff.lol.

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Listen I have noticed that I have a secret weapon if I miss the gym because sometimes your schedule just doesn’t allow me to hit the gym. That weapon is fasting! So this whole fasting thing has been the single most powerful tool I have found in my fat loss journey even more than Keto. Although I didn’t workout yesterday I extended my fast from 18 hours to 24 hours! This allowed my body to do what it was designed to do which is to clean my insides like a pit crew and get me running at optimum level! Fasting has allowed me to feel in control of my eating problem and it has truly been the key to any success I have had so far! Simply put when your body has no food after digestion it begins to operate all your interior organs with stored fat! Man, are you serious? I’m sure tons of you knew that but not me and now that I know I will continue to use intermittent fasting as a tool to achieve my ultimate health. If you all get time please ask or google fasting and do some research it really is eye-opening!

 

On the diet front, I broke my fast with some wings from Longhorn and a delicious sweet kale salad! If you know me you know I really dig this place so it’s no surprised I ordered some for today and for my dinner tonight! I may be single-handedly keeping them in business and at the very least I know they have had to order more poultry! It’s really amazing thank goodness it’s low carb I would be in real trouble! We have been playing around with some fun quick food choices and I have a few pictures so yall can see. Don’t let your diet get too boring or overwhelming just relax and buy things that will allow you to keep to whatever way you plan to eat to crush your goals!

 

That’s all I have for today I apologize but I’m going to Cali next week and I have been getting ready to roll so my mind has been so focused on the trip that I haven’t been as consistent as I would like! I’ll make a better effort I promise. Have an amazing day today and enjoy the rest of the week because ready or not it’s coming.lol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Family Matters

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Well, good morning homies! It’s hump day and I apologize for the delay I have been doing a lot of family stuff and I got caught up in that arena! The family had a scare because my girl’s aunt had to be rushed to the hospital but it looks like for now at least she is getting better! Loretta is one of my favorite people on this planet so I had to make sure my girl got a chance to be there for the fam, that’s what all this stuff is about! Family first, second to god in my book! I’m here this morning and your reading this so let’s get on with the get down!

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Monday and Tuesday I actually got to work out before all of the family issues happened and they were quality workouts!(I love you aunt Loretta stay up in there!). my gym squad at the gym was completely absent and that’s weird for me to be in the gym by myself especially at like 1 p.m. in the day! I’m sure the crew will be back to it tomorrow, they are just people that workout at the same time I do but I don’t really know them personally but hey it feels weird when I don’t see my familiar gym folks. lol. Today is my all day cardio day and I started it off this morning with 30 flights of stairs! I have to do 35 today because I have to go up every week so I still got 5 more I owe, then I have my 100 squats to do and then my steps for the Fitbit and then swimming: so hopefully I will be able to get everything in! That’s the plan, what y’all got going on today, I’d love to hear what everyone is working on!

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So if you follow me on Instagram you know I had a big carb day on Monday night and I mean it was a big one! Honestly, I don’t regret it one bit because I know I’m an addict and I know that means I have to get right back to me and that’s what I did. Tuesday I had a hard fasted workout and I ate really light and all keto! As a sugar addict, I have to be very careful when I eat a few because like a true feen it could compound and turn into a week or a month and several months, I got issues.lol. Having a cheat meal or day is something you just have to play around with and see how it works for you. Just remember it’s the exception, not the rule and you must get back to doing you as soon as possible because fat loss is slow and steady but fat gain is damn near instant in my book. lmao! O.k. that’s not completely true but it feels like it for me. Today I will break my fast with my Keto coffee and some bacon and shredded chicken! Then for my last meal, I will probably have a green smoothie and bowl of Shirataki noodles and chicken! The plan is to make a keto friendly lime cheesecake tonight for dessert but I’ll definitely keep it low to no carbs and have just 1 piece, I’ll let ya’ll know how it turns out as normal! We should be getting my keto granola and that grass-fed meat order tomorrow so I’ll be showing that off as well because I can’t wait to try both! We right back at it!

 

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Do me a favor ya’ll, make a decision to be happy today! We all go through trials and tribulations but making a decision to be happy will help you to get thru anything. Don’t walk over all these blessings in your life and focus on what’s wrong today. Today keep in mind that you got a gift of fresh air and life today and that should carry you far today! No one is promised anything in this life but happiness is something we can have every single day and I wish that for all of you today! Let everyone know you’re happy too, that joy will help others get thru their day as well! Trust me it’s hard to have a rough day with a person who is positive and happy! I love you all and I appreciate your place in this world and in my life! Have a fabulous day!

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Posted by on March 28, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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And here we are back to Friday and I hope you all are excited about the weekend! The end of the work week and now you get a chance to relax and enjoy some fun and comfort this weekend! Hopefully, you all have plans to do something you love to do this weekend. If you happen to work weekends that’s o.k too I hope you truly enjoy the days you have off this week no matter which ones. Time is the one thing we can never ever get back so please take time to do things for yourself and that bring peace and renewal to your spirit!

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I have amazing news! So yesterday was the end of the month weigh in for me and I’m happy to report the great news! Since Monday I have lost 7 pounds doing this meat only diet isn’t that crazy? I have lost several inches around my waist and thighs and all the numbers look great! The most important thing is I feel really amazing! It really didn’t matter how much I lost(although I’m super happy) for me the most important thing is how I feel. It doesn’t do any good if we are improving and getting better if we don’t feel better! That’s such a big deal because when things don’t go our way or the scale doesn’t move it’s important that we can say we feel good! I’m very happy with my numbers this month and the fat loss so far but I can do better. Maybe not lose as much but I can do better with looking for times to do cardio and being more active in my everyday activities! I’m proud of myself because I feel like I am taking control of this part of my life and it has truly been a blessing to have a little success sprinkled in to help validate that I’m doing what’s necessary for my goals to get accomplished! Just an update to let yall know how the journey is going and I’ll be continuing to post my results weekly as well as monthly.

 

My body was absolutely exhausted yesterday so I took the day off from the gym and decided to lift today and Saturday so that I still get the work in. It’s chest day and I couldn’t be happier because with the extra rest I should be able to get that weight up and down will no problem.lol. The schedule this week has been crazy so I’m not sure if we are going to swim or not but I’ll make it up with the bike or stairs whatever it takes. I’ve noticed some cool changes with my body lately. The outline of the muscle that I have been toning is starting to come through and I know I feel a lot stronger than before! the gym has been a game changer for me and I know it’s not for everyone I would encourage anyone thinking about joining one to do so!

 

O.K. so my diet and all that meat I have been eating. This all meat thing is something that has obviously been very successful so far, I mean 7 pounds in 4 days is pretty crazy! The only problem I have is that I’m not sure how much credit the way of eating should get because I changed some other things. For instance, I have been drinking at least 80 to 100 o.z of water daily and that’s not normal for me but it’s important. On top of that, I have been doing stairs as apart of my routine which is something that’s fairly new. If you add those 2 things to the lifting I already do then I’m not sure how much the diet is responsible for. Let me say this, it seems that eating this way at least allows for my body to get into ketosis faster and when combined with intermittent fasting seems to have a great benefit. Again I can’t see me just eating meat for the long haul but it’s nice to have another tool in the fat loss toolbox ya know? Today I’ll break my fast with some shredded chicken breast that I have in the slow cooker as we speak. The plan is to shred it up and put it in a casserole dish and put cheese and pepperoni on top like a pizza! I saw it on Pinterest and I had to try it so I’ll let you know how it turns out. I’m not sure what we are having for dinner tonight but I think we are doing something else with chicken thighs, some type of soup or broccoli casserole maybe. I am extremely happy with the fat loss but honestly, I can’t wait to get some veggies in my life and that’s just not something I would ever normally say! Lmao.

 

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I just want to say thank you for all you have done to help me along this journey. The fact that you have all kept up with me and had words of encouragement humbles me to my core! Without a shadow of a doubt, this all would not be possible without the love and support and I just want to take this moment to say thank you all for being such a blessing in my life! Enjoy your weekend and please if I can be of service let me know!

 

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Posted by on March 23, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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545!

So it’s Monday and I’m back from a great weekend! I turned 44 years young Sunday and I had a wonderful Time! There was carrot cake and alcohol involved but we won’t get into all that .lol. I pray that you all had a wonderful time and if you didn’t it doesn’t matter because it’s Monday and we get a chance to get it right! I for one, am very glad that you all of sound mind and body and that you have time to read my post this morning so thank you in advance!

 

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O.k my right hand to god I stepped on the scale Saturday morning before all the festivities and she it said I was 541! I was hella happy and about to scream to my girl I had a damn swoosh! Then I looked down and my damn size 16 foot was hanging over the top of the scale so yeah that was false. Yes, it’s o.k for yall to laugh because after I got over my initial pissedoffness(yes this is a word.lol) I laughed as well. So this morning I took a true step on the scale and it said 545 so I was a little disappointed but that’s 2 pounds in a week. Now I realize this is a good pace to lose I wanted it to be faster because I have been kicking the gyms ass. I mean 1 week of tough workouts should trump 44 years of trashing my body! Lmao, I’m just weird I realize this but I truly am glad the scale is going down but damn it I tell you what I refuse to let the scale tell me that I’m not more than 2 pounds better because I feel 15 pounds better! That’s just real. Remember I told yall being healthy is an obsession for me and I am enjoying the journey but if I don’t hit my own personal goal I’m gonna be a little annoyed, which translates to I’m hella more motivated! I’m doing good but I want great and I just won’t stop till I reach each goal along the way yesterday.lol, I thank the lord that I am going the right direction!

 

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We don’t miss Monday’s in the gym so I will be back at war with my fat in the gym today!. I’ve got chest/triceps plus swimming cardio tonight. We did some modified planks last night and it was so funny watching us all collapse on the floor when we got done. It was a big thud and cries of soreness when we landed.haha. I knocked out like 3 pushups last night too so I’m about to get in on this month of march push up challenge for real.lol. I’ve been seeing people on Instagram do it and damn it I want in even though I cant do any real ones yet! I’m alexx3982 on there if yall want to be followers hit me up I’ll follow back. So this week I’ll do 5 days of workouts with 4 weight lifting days and at least 3 cardio workouts and some much needed walking in the park! I hope all your workouts are going well feel free to let me know what you guys are doing because I love finding new and fresh stuff to do!

 

The diet is actually going really well. Even though I had some non-keto snacks this weekend for the ole birthday fun I stayed under my calories! That by itself is a win for me! Today for breakfast I’ll be having keto meal with coffee and some turkey bacon and for my final meal, I’ll have some leftover baked chicken and a green smoothie to get my veggies in. I’ll be posting my macros and all this week so yall can keep ya boi honest!

 

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O.k to wrap it up thank you all so much for all the love on I.G and facebook and even on here. There are so many people that get after me and let me know they are supporting it’s so overwhelming and humbling! Let’s keep crushing it like my homies, Juliecares! , Kawsreflections, Angelle and this really smart chic The Zen Leaf! Thank you, ladies you truly are amazing and you along with so many others inspire me to be a better version of myself! Standing Ovation for you wonderful folks!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on March 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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The Pasta that Keeps On Giving!

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Well good morning everyone and welcome to Friday! Honestly, has a day of the week ever sounded so damn good?lol. I’m a little tired this morning because I had a burst of energy and I was laying in bed with too much on my mind and feeling like I could run a marathon! At first, I was going to just go ahead and hit the gym but my mind was not having it! I just tried and tried to fall off and of course, I did right before I had to get up. Why is that always the way with sleep.lmao? I’m very proud to say I did get a few hours of sleep so I’m good!

 

Today I’m back at it in the gym with back and biceps and a new lower body workout I’m excited about! Typically, I only work my lower body doing cardio or the pool so I’m happy to start doing some stretching and leg routine to my program! To begin I’ll do some squats and lunges with no weights for a few and then start doing some weights and eventually have an entire day for legs and so on. Also, I think it’s time that I start doing a little walking around in the parks and stuff. There are several beautiful parks in my area and as the weather gets better I need to get my lower body moving and more flexible! March is going to be an amazing month!

 

The diet was on point and you all know I had those noodles and they were a total win for me. Not only are they delicious but they have virtually no calories and no carbs! The best thing about them, they made me super full and I was unable to eat anything after that meal last night and that left me with a wonderful caloric deficit! I don’t really track calories but I have a ceiling that I try not to go over which is about 2500. I’ll post a picture of my calories for yesterday they were a lot lower than normal! I broke my fast yesterday with that Keto meal coffee and turkey bacon which I think will start being my mainstay! my mom would be proud this morning I’m drinking plain black coffee and I’m actually getting used to it! It’s a major step in my weight loss journey that I no longer put sugar in my coffee, I’ll take the small victories as well as the big ones ya know!

 

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It’s a new dawn, a new day and you all have an opportunity to be as great as you want! I believe that the beginning of every month brings the chance for change. Maybe everything is going fabulously in your life and you just want to try something different or maybe you want to help someone do something you know means the world to them! Finally, maybe you’re like me and you want to do all you can to change the way you handle the things in your life you struggle with and turn them into something positive it really doesn’t matter what it is as! What’s important is that you feel satisfied with the life you have and empowered to change the things that you struggle with. I will leave you with this; The decision to change is a lonely one because it’s all up to you and only you, however, the road to change is paved with arms that are just begging to pull you up and push you along the way to success! It’s all about you!

 

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Have a wonderful day, a blessed weekend and a phenomenal month of MARCH homies!

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Keto Coffee On Hit!

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I can’t call it but today I had to write later than normal.lol. In fact, I haven’t been blogging at all in the morning lately and I have zero idea why! I think when I do early morning workouts it’s easier to get it done early but here lately I been waiting till later in the day to get it done. Anyway, I apologize for the craziness because I really love to write so I just need to get back on my regular schedule. Things have been going really great and I hope everyone is having a bomb Tuesday!

 

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My workout today was fantastic! Today was back and biceps day and I had a little extra problem today. So I have done fasted cardio and it feels great working out on an empty stomach as far as cardio is concerned. Today when I tried to do it lifting it was hella hard to get thru the workout! I mean I finished but I was really feeling it. Now the thing is I did go up on some of my weight amounts today and I think that had something to do with it so I will try it again tomorrow to see if that was the reason it was tough. My back is throbbing yall but in a good way, it feels good to have that good soreness going on in my body. The girl that works the front desk is like a member of the family now. As soon as I hit the gym she is checking to make sure I’m good and what I’m working on that day. It’s cool when you start to get to know the people at the gym because they almost make you feel guilty for not going to the gym, I dig that kinda helpful pressure! I really gotta take my camera to the gym and start showing yall what my workout looks like I just don’t know if the gym allows it. I could probably go in at like 3 in the morning like when I first started. I’ll see what I can do!

I broke my fast this afternoon with an awesome new meal. So I got that new Keto meal that this dude good beats who has a youtube channel I really dig. When I mix it in water it’s o.k not the greatest tasting stuff was my first impression. But check this out today I actually read the back of the container and it says to add a scoop to your coffee! Gamechanger for sure! It is so damn great tasting and I don’t have to add anything to my black coffee but a scoop of it and I’m good! What a cool discovery to have come upon I was so happy because it has great macros and it’s really easy! I had a few pieces of baked chicken to go with it because I was hella hungry. Just a heads up if you do buy it and it’s available on Amazon, it will break your fast so you have to use it as a meal or snack. I in no way endorse this product and I don’t know him personally but If you ever wonder about it check it out and see if it helps, especially if you’re doing Keto! I’m not sure what we are having for dinner but I’ll probably find a way to eat more chicken yall know me.lol.

 

That’s it for me today. Thank you all so much for reading and being so supportive I’m alexx3982 on Instagram if you wanna be down just hit me up! Enjoy this beautiful day and find a way to smile today homies!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Carbs Outside My Eating Window!!

When your an addict you find all kinds of reasons to get your high! Food is a really crazy thing to be addicted to because you totally need it so it’s not like crack where you need to cut it out altogether. We all have to eat in order to live so when you don’t have any willpower over food well you feel downright trapped! Tonight marks another night in my house where the entire house is eating pizza from the local franchise. Now I have a few delicious recipes for Keto friendly pizzas that I can readily go to but that’s not the problem. The problem is I’m done with my eating window for the day!

 

I do intermittent fasting and when you are out of your eating window you immediately start your fast. Well, I have been done eating since like 4 or 5 so there is no way I need to be eating. I can’t honestly say that I am hungry, I certainly got enough food when I was eating and even got 2500 calories in today because I had a few no carb alcoholic beverages. The thing that bothers me the most is that I don’t have a handle on the unplanned situations that occur with food ever so often! It’s part of being an addict because if things are routine I’m straight but as soon as something unplanned happens I tend to just say screw it and eat whatever with no regard for being hungry or not. What I love about fasting is hearing my body being hungry! I know that stomach growls are more about hydration then hunger but I love feeling hungry and not eating, it makes me feel very powerful! I’m just waiting for the day that I don’t want a cheat meal or cheat day but just keep it keto no matter what ya know?

So I’m sitting up here in the room literally hiding from food, you know the food that has no life or any type of feelings I mean it can’t come up the stairs and attack a brother but I’m scared anyway. I’m just going to go to bed early and go to the gym in the middle of the night to do cardio and try to turn a bad situation into a positive one. if you don’t struggle with overeating then I know this is a stupid problem to have but it is a problem for me. That’s just real talk!

I wish for you all a safe and peaceful night and thanks for reading!

 
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Posted by on February 22, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Damn Right I’m Not Stopping!!!

 

I can’t front ever since I was a child my favorite day was Thursday! I’m not sure if it had anything to do with my favorite shows on the tube being on this day or what but Thursday always did it for me. With that said I hope that you all have a fabulous day and that you take joy in knowing it’s almost the freakin’ weekend’!

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The workout was great yesterday because it was one of those days I just didn’t want to go but I went anyway. Sometimes I have to force myself to go and the weird thing is those workouts almost always feel the best! the gym was flooded but it was all my fault because I was out of my lane. Because of schedule, I had to go at 3 and that just not my usual time so it’s my bad that I added to the overcrowdedness of the gym. Is that a damn word?lol. No matter I was still able to blow thru the chest and triceps workout for the day. I’ve got 3 lifts in this week but only 1 cardio day so I’ll do both today and then just cardio a few days to get to my 4 days for each. The whole gym has been sick so I been scrubbing my damn hands like a neurosurgeon lately before, during and after the workouts I’m not trying to get sick that virus is not playing this year! My girl is off work and going thru shark week so pray for me that I go, it’s always harder for me to go when she is home for some reason! I need to get this in because the scale is being super kind this week so damn it I wanna keep the peddle down!

 

O.k so something weird happened yesterday! I had 2 meals and I was super full and couldn’t really eat anymore like my body was hella full and I only had like 1806 calories all day. The crazy thing is I have at least 2500 to 3k daily and I burned like 1k calories yesterday. Is that normal, do any of you find that if you had a really hard day in the gym that you can’t eat as much? Hell if that’s the case I’ll kill the gym every damn day I was born at night not last night ya know?lol. I’ll take those type of results on the regular but I’m certainly not used to the number being this crazy! The truth is I was really not hungry at all and my stomach is always hungry! For my first meal, I had a green smoothie and a small bowl of ham. The second meal was Bulletproof coffee and a bowl of ground meat with butter and cheese, plus a handful of the most delicious Pistachios ever! Maybe it was all the fiber? If any of you have any idea please let me know because I would really like to know if that’s normal for some of you. Having 2 meals is just better for me because not only is it easier but it allows me to fast a bit longer which I’m starting to love!

 

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I was poking around the internet and I decided to do some research on obesity. Man if you do that for like 5 minutes they make you feel like you are going to go sleep and never wake up! I stumbled across that show My 600lb life and that shit stopped me dead in my tracks. You know how you are just flipping thru channels and you catch something and like 2 hours later your pausing the t.v and refilling your drink because you don’t wanna miss shit? That was me, I mean it got me and I was like I need to watch this everytime I don’t feel like going to the gym or when I feel like giving up. I’m not clowning at all but hell I’m not too much smaller than most of the people on the show and I had to catch my feelings up. Then I had questions like why does fat look so different on different bodies? I see people on there that look way bigger than me and then they get weighted and I’m like damn they smaller than me, wtf?  Needless to say, my interest was peaked and I will be checking out the show a lot more because the stuff they were talking about sounded like a damn recording of what goes on in my head sometimes! That stuff is a game-changer because our emotions make us move! When your head is really into something your body will follow and these people are so damn courageous and I’m like “Hey negroe if some dude in Houston can go from a crane lifting him out of bed to getting healthier than you have no damn excuse when the gym is damn near in your backyard”! That hit me in the chest like an MMA fighters right hook!

 

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If you know me you know I am never trying to make fun of anyone and what they are going thru, my point is to find your motivation! It doesn’t have to be a show or a life-threatening condition, it could be a new outfit or getting on a ride at a waterpark! There’s something that will push the adrenaline bottom for you and get you thrust into action to fix things you want to change your life, go find that thing NOW! It’s out there and you might not need to get knocked on your ass like I did yesterday to come to it!

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Enjoy the gift of life today homies!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 22, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Simple But Hard

Hello everyone and welcome to Tuesday! This week Tuesday is basically Monday this week because of the holiday so here we go! I hope you all had a nice cup of whatever gets you going this morning and ready to get this fantastic day underway! For those of you who may have done it too big this weekend I hope your hangover isn’t too bad and if it is I hope it was worth it homies, you deserve it!

 

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So yesterday I did my regular lift which was chest and triceps. My movement around the gym is getting to be more of a rhythmic dance of sorts now. Even if someone is using something I need I just move on to something else till it opens up. I think I’ll call this my gym flow.lol. Anyway, my gym flow was on point yesterday in the gym. I’ve noticed increased volume at the gym at my steady time so I think that’s a good thing! It’s cool because people start getting familiar with each other and you almost start looking for one another. Anyway, last night my fiance’ wasn’t feeling too well because of her shark week as yall call it! I’m not even gonna get into it but I say this because we didn’t go swimming. All was not lost because I got my ass up this morning at 3:30 and got my cardio in! Funny thing is I could probably do that cardio, my afternoon lift and still swim if I was feeling up to it! I mean my lift is only a half hour as well as my cardio, swimming is like 35 minutes so why not? It wouldn’t be an everyday thing but every now and again if I’m needing a little extra push!

 

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On the nutritional front, I had a good macro day yesterday! I started off breaking my fast with a little coffee and a bowl of ground beef and butter. Later I had a green smoothie with avocado but I held back on the MCT oil and chia seeds because I wanted to reduce a little of my fat intake. I also had a few bratwurst with no bun and they were delicious! No bulletproof coffee yesterday but I’ll be having some this morning before I hit the gym! Just trying to mix it up and have a little variety ya know? As funny as this sounds I need to eat more protein! Now I know this is laughable because I’m a meat-loving fool but for some reason, I have been unable to hit my protein goal lately. So I figured I would drop my fat intake down and add a little more protein from meat and spinach. You all know I’ll let you know how it goes!

 

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Lately, we have had a lot of hot-button topics debated in our great country of late. Honestly, I don’t want to get into any particular one today. All I would like to say is that its o.k for us to disagree, it’s what makes a democracy so damn amazing. Let’s just remember that no matter what we are all human beings and all worthy of respect as well as showing others respect. By making a point we have to tear someone down or make them feel inadequate just because we have different viewpoints. If we start with a baseline that we love and respect each other than we can work thru anything. No matter how you feel about things that may be happening at the present time please remember we are all somebody’s son or daughter and we all deserve a level of dignity and respect no matter what! Love each other, it’s really the most simplistic, most difficult and most amazingly powerful thing to do and its completely and totally worth it!

Have an amazing week and go get all that you want out of life and help others get what they want too, there’s plenty to go around homies!

 
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Posted by on February 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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