There seems to be a preponderance of physical aches and ailments that my wife is experiencing in these last few weeks of the third trimester. Heartburn, aches, Braxton Hicks contractions, round ligament pain, etc. it doesn’t seem like there is any relief. My wife asked me the other day why I thought the third trimester […]Read More Week 37 Day 2: ???
Back to work. Always rough after a nice weekend. And always hard to get the workout done. Today was difficult as it seemed like all morning I ran from teaching to meeting and meeting to teaching. Still I managed to maintain the momentum. I had to get the last set done at home but still […]Read More Week 37 Day 1
First things first, I was able to get my workout done yesterday. Consistency is the name of the game now and habit. Going to need to up the weights for the man makers from here on out and that means bringing them in to work from home. Physically I feel ready to meet the demands. […]Read More Week 36 Day 5 and Weekend Plans
Short and sweet today as I am tired. Its a good thing I have been doing this for a while and have the motivation to get all my workouts done because today was tough. Its getting through days like today that will pay off in the future. Building efficacy in the face of fatigue now […]Read More Week 36 day 4: is it Friday yet?
In the immortal words of Tom Petty, “The waiting is the hardest part.” Well I’m sure that might not be true in this case, it seems that way for both my wife and I. Thank goodness for routines. Following a good routine each day helps pass the time better and also keeps me on track. It […]Read More Week 36 Day 3 (Week 14)
(Week 14 Day 2) Well it occurred to me last week that I have been numbering things all wrong. I should have been numbering my weeks according to the pregnancy. I suppose it would have made more sense starting at week 1 but alas that week was somewhere back in January and I hadn’t had […]Read More Week 36 Days 1 and 2: Wait What happened to Week 14?
Its Force Friday! While I didn’t run out to buy any of the new Star Wars toys, I did however use the force to get my workout done this morning, which was a lot tougher since I have started using heavier weights. I also focused my attention more on what I was doing using a […]Read More Week 13 Day 5: Force Friday!
Today I encountered a phenomena that I like to call runaway sets. It first occurred in my second set of exercises at 9:30 am while doing the Robot Trio. Instead of doing 15 reps I caught myself at 21. While I was still counting my attention was not on the exercise. The movement had become […]Read More Week 13 Day 4: Runaway Sets!
Today I decided to do something different. Well not truly different, just different for a Wednesday. Since I didn’t get my sets done yesterday I decided to do them today. And by doing so shuffled my work outs around. It was something I was thinking about doing anyway. So I just started my workout from […]Read More Week 13 Day 3: Shuffle, shuffle
So I was only able to get one set in today because some things take precedence over working out. Some things take precedence over everything. We had a scare today. My wife felt something was wrong and called the OB/GYN and was directed to go to labor and delivery immediately. At the point when I […]Read More Week 13 Day 2: Drop Everything!