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Kaizen - Continuous Improvement

Discussion in 'Fitness Journals' started by Shamie, Mar 1, 2006.

  1. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 12.71; m-t-d: 33.97.

    Steps yesterday: 9637 235 day average: 14,506 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #168 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #74 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Friday - 7/19/19. leg training; Sauna: 25 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 17/19. Normally on leg day, I try to do squats first. At this gym, there are 3 squat racks, and they are pretty heavily used, so if any are available, I try to do squats first. Today, while the squat racks were free, I couldn't find that sleeve you put over the barbell, so the barbell doesn't hurt the delicate skin on my back. :lol: I realize the "real squatters" who squat heavy and have perfect form don't use the sleeve. But I don't lift heavy and I don't have perfect form. So today I did leg press, hack slide and seated calf raise first. As I was doing the seated calf raise, I see the sleeve adjacent to a dumbbell stand. They have 3 sleeves, for some reason, people like to take them and move them all over the gym (except near the squat racks). So next I did squats. I do a lot of volume, I start at 1x20 135, 1x20 155, and continue doing 20 reps moving up by 10 pounds until I reach 195, then I do 1 more set of 1x20 135 (160 reps total). 195 didn't feel that heavy today. Next week, I am going to skip the 135 and start at 145, and move up to 205 (but less reps). My goal is 225. Then I did the prone leg curls, and the glute machine.

    Thurs calories: 3729

    Carbs: 424 45%
    Protein: 142 15%
    Fat: 156 182 44%
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 3345 mg

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  2. Seltzer

    Seltzer Elite Member

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    That's a lot of volume for the squats. Also, funny story in a weird way about the sleeve. :confused:
     
  3. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    It is a lot of volume, I should cut down, lift heavier, less reps. Sometimes I feel like buying a sleeve to bring with me to the gym (and I might). Many people bring ab wheels to the gym (the gym doesn't have any). If they did, people would steal them.


    Running / walking today: 4.16. w-t-d: 4.16; m-t-d: 38.13.

    Steps yesterday: 9344 236 day average: 14,484 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #169 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #75 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Sat - 7/20/19. chest, ab training; 25 treadmill before lifting; 25 treadmill after lifting. Sauna: 30 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 18/20. Before I went to the gym, I felt bloated and sluggish. After, I feel like a new person. That 30 minutes in the sauna did wonders today. Speaking of the sauna, I go in, and I am alone. 2 or 3 minutes later, this guy comes in. Before he comes in, he tells his phone "Siri", set timer 20 minutes. :) I felt like saying, can't you young people do anything without your phone.:lol: Next, he puts on some new age meditation music, really loud, doesn't ask if it bothers me or the other people who came in shortly after him. To be honest, the music didn't bother me at all, but it made me think "society is disintegrating more rapidly each day", for me, that is a common thought though. :nod:

    No buy year is going good, I only spent about under $40.00 so far this 169 days, of things that were not supposed to be purchased in this no buy year (which is like nothing). That is if you do not count supplements. Originally I wasn't supposed to buy supplements in the no buy year. But when I got sick in February, I spent about $180.00 on probiotics (about a years supply). To be honest, they didn't really help. But it was cheaper and more useful then visiting the doctor (even considering probiotics did nothing). Then since I excluded supplements, I also bought glutamine, and BCAA's. My only issue so far with the no buy year deals with the gym. First I had been listening to music on an I-pod. Music stopped by the theft of my I-pod in the locker room. Then I was using my old phone to listen to podcasts. That phone died, then I had another old phone, and it was working fine, but recently all of a sudden, the volume increases as loud as it can (won't let you lower it, or shut off the phone). I updated the software, didn't do anything. I would like to buy an I-pod on Ebay, or a new prepaid phone so I can go back to listening to podcasts. But I want to be disciplined, and I am not going to until Feb 2020 at the earliest. I do find that now that I don't have earbuds in my ears, a lot more people talk to me (which is good and bad). I could use my current phone, but the screen has a hairline crack in it (barely visible), and I am very careful with it, since I don't want it to get any worse.

    Friday calories: 3567

    Carbs: 387 43%
    Protein: 150 17%
    Fat: 156 168 42%
    Total: 102%
    sodium: 2248 mg

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  4. Shamie

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    Running / walking Sun: 2.17. w-t-d: 6.33; m-t-d: 40.30.
    Running / walking today: 1.30. w-t-d: 7.63; m-t-d: 41.60.

    Steps Saturday: 22,045 237 day average: 14,516 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)
    Steps yesterday: 9,313 238 day average: 14,495 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #171 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #77 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Sun - 7/21/19. back training; 25 treadmill after lifting. Sauna: 20 / brush teeth / 10 / cold shower / 5 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 19/21. In this hot weather, a cold shower is an exaggeration, since the water doesn't get too cold.

    Mon - 7/22/19. 60 elliptical; 15 treadmill. Sauna: 20 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 20/22. Good cardio day today. Didn't really have time to run today, but did it anyway. I have been eating gluten again, while it makes me feel worse, I want to confirm that I have (or don't have) Celiac or Gluten Intolerance with a blood test, and you need to be eating gluten for at least a month before the blood test. Tomorrow I hope to train shoulders.

    I wrote on Saturday in Seltzer's journal that I tried to take a photo of the thermometer in my car in the triple digits 104, but by the time I got my phone out, it went to 102. After I wrote that, I went back to my car, and it showed 119. It turned out to be not so funny. After I drove somewhere, I got back into the car, the foam that fits over the perimeter of the drivers side door peeled off. I guess due to the heat in the car. I was surprised I was able to put it back on (with no glue). So far, it hasn't fallen off yet. Not sure what the foam does, if it is just sound insulation, keeps water out of the inside, or is just there to make it look better (or a combination). Going forward, on these hot days, I am going to leave the windows slightly. Open enough so there is some ventilation, but not so much that if it rains, that the rain will get into the car. I try to park in the shade, but many times, by the time I return to the car, it is not in the shade anymore.

    Sat calories: 3323

    Carbs: 404 49%
    Protein: 141 17%
    Fat: 128 35%
    Total: 101%
    sodium: 5563 mg

    Sun calories: 3382

    Carbs: 450 53%
    Protein: 153 18%
    Fat: 123 33%
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 2386 mg

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 7.63; m-t-d: 41.60.

    Steps yesterday: 17,211 239 day average: 14,506 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #172 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #78 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Tues - 7/23/19. shoulders / triceps, abs. Sauna: 20 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 21/23. Right when I started, my left shoulder didn't feel right. I was going to quit, and do cardio instead. But I instead changed the order of exercises, doing the tricep exercises first. Exercises like tricep extensions don't put too much stress on the shoulders. After I got warmed up, the shoulder was no problem, and I did all of the exercises I intended. Might fast today (I did have coffee with milk & artificial sweetener today already). If I write it here, it increases the chances. As I mentioned yesterday, since I am eating gluten before the blood test in about a month, I have no excuse for eating a lot of calories. My excuse was that I was getting used to my gluten free diet. Don't have that excuse anymore, at least for this month, and most of next month. :)

    Mon calories: 3097

    Carbs: 364 47%
    Protein: 134 17%
    Fat: 137 40%
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 2070 mg

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    Shamie Senior Member

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    Running / walking today: 2.22. w-t-d: 9.85; m-t-d: 43.82.

    Steps yesterday: 11,830 240 day average: 14,495 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #173 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #79 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Weds - 7/24/19. 60 elliptical; 25 treadmill. Sauna: 15 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 22/24. Too bad I am not tracking the sleep anymore. Last night showed 6.57 total (6:23 deep, 34 light). I like the high amount of deep sleep. I hope those are readings are accurate. I did feel very tired before I went to sleep yesterday. Didn't fast yesterday. Seems like a good idea in the morning, not so much when I get home from work. For me, fasting the whole day is not that much extra effort, since during the week I do intermittent fasting from about 9:00 pm the night before, until about 7:30 pm the next day. So really, it is just an extra 4.50 hours at a minimum. Sounds easy in print, in reality, not so easy. I am not going to fast today. Tomorrow - back training.

    Jeremy Either put out a fairly good youtube video on back training this week. Below is the link.




    Tues calories: 5537 (not actually all from Tuesday, actually about 2,300 belong to this past weekend).

    Carbs: 627 45%
    Protein: 229 17%
    Fat: 256 42%
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 7449 mg

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  7. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 9.85; m-t-d: 43.82.

    Steps yesterday: 15,458 241 day average: 14,499 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #174 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #80 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Thurs - 7/25/19. rest day. m-t-d workouts: 22/25. I took an unplanned rest day today. I woke up thinking, I am not an Olympic athlete, I don't need to workout everyday. Maybe I need the rest day more than the workout. Looking at the watch for last nights sleep, it was the exact opposite of the day before, roughly the same sleep time, except the light and deep sleep amounts were reversed. 6.46 (1.21 deep; light 5.25). :( Today is the day of the month in this office of when they celebrate the employees who had birthday's in the month with a cake. Last month I skipped the cake. Today, I am going to have it, since I need the gluten for the blood test. :lol: Tomorrow - leg training.

    Weds calories: 3305

    Carbs: 415 50%
    Protein: 137 17%
    Fat: 138 38%
    Total: 105%
    sodium: 2068 mg

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  8. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 9.85; m-t-d: 43.82.

    Steps yesterday: 14135 242 day average: 14,497 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #175 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #81 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Friday - 7/26/19. leg training. Sauna: 20 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 23/26. As planned, I started squats at 145 (up from 135 last week) and went up to 215. Truthfully, at 205 & 215 my form is not the best. I don't squat that deep at those weights. My philosophy is that it is better to move up in weight, which forces you to get stronger, and then form improves as your body can better handle the higher weight. It boggles my mind, that 215 feels so heavy, but many at this gym squat 225 like it is nothing.:confused: Yesterday I mentioned that I was going to have a piece (or pieces) of a birthday cake in my office for the gluten (ha ha). It turned out to be an ice cream cake, which of course has no gluten. I don't even like ice cream. I don't want to give the impression I would spit it out if I ate it, but it is not something I would buy or go out of my way to eat (except Klondike bars, but I like those mostly for the chocolate covering). Regardless, that didn't stop me from eating more than one piece of the ice cream cake yesterday. :bang: TGIF.

    Thurs calories: 3513

    Carbs: 466 53%
    Protein: 141 16%
    Fat: 139 36%
    Total: 105%
    sodium: 2068 mg

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  9. Shamie

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    Sat: Running / walking: 2.18. w-t-d: 2.18; m-t-d: 46.00.
    Sun: Running / walking: .35. w-t-d: 2.53; m-t-d: 46.35.
    Mon: Running / walking: 2.23. w-t-d: 4.76; m-t-d: 48.58.

    Steps Fri: 10,817 243 day average: 14,482 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)
    Steps Sat: 16,169 244 day average: 14,489 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)
    Steps Sun: 5,442 245 day average: 14,452 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #178 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #84 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Sat - 7/27/19. chest, ab training; 25 treadmill (after lifting). Sauna: 30 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 24/27.

    Sun - 7/28/19. back, ab training. 6 treadmill (before lifting warm up). Sauna: 30 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 25/28.

    Mon - 7/29/19. 60 elliptical; 25 treadmill. Sauna: 15 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 26/29. Forgot to weigh myself and take measurements this weekend. Hope to get back on track with nutrition in August. Otherwise, all is going good. Short on time today for the update. Tomorrow I plan on training shoulders.


    Friday calories: 3392

    Carbs: 378 45%
    Protein: 143 17%
    Fat: 163 43%
    Total: 105%
    sodium: 2434 mg

    Sat calories: 3648

    Carbs: 449 49%
    Protein: 139 15%
    Fat: 161 440
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 2517 mg

    Sun calories: 3448

    Carbs: 411 48%
    Protein: 137 16%
    Fat: 156 41%
    Total: 105%
    sodium: 2467 mg

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  10. Shamie

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 4.76; m-t-d: 48.58.

    Steps yesterday: 19,797 246 day average: 14,474 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #179 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #85 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Tues - 7/30/19. shoulders; triceps. Sauna: 25 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 27/30. This past weekend, I bought Ortho Home Defense insect killer, to spray around the perimeter of my house. I am just going to do around the front and one side of the house. I bought it to kill crickets. Every August through September, they somehow get in the house (mostly the kitchen). What bothers me most, is that they make a ton of noise, and I can't stand it. I never used the insect killer before, I hope I get good results. The only thing that bothered me, is on the package, it mentioned it kills every insect known to man, but didn't list crickets. If it kills kills roaches, why wouldn't it kill crickets.:confused: Coincidentally, I get home from work yesterday, and there are huge ants mostly in the sink of my kitchen. I had ants before, but the tiny kind. These were much bigger, and they move really fast. I hope the insect killer works on these also. They were easy to get rid of so far, I just used the spray in the sink, and they went down the drain. Tomorrow more cardio.

    Mon calories: 3473

    Carbs: 510 59%
    Protein: 102 12%
    Fat: 116 30%
    Total: 101%
    sodium: 3429 mg

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  11. Seltzer

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    I'm certainly no insect expert by any stretch of one's imagination, but I would contact a professional pest control company because those ants may be carpenter ants that will do a number on your foundation and other parts of your home. Specifically regarding your question about crickets, I have no idea. Also are you sure they're not cicadas, which a variety are around this year?
     
  12. Shamie

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    I hope you are wrong. That thought never occurred to me about the carpenter ants. I looked online, and it said carpenter ants have wings. These (at least the ones I saw) didn't have wings. Definitely they are crickets, not cicadas. I know a cricket when I hear one. :)
     
  13. Shamie

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    Running / walking today: 2.22. w-t-d: 6.98; m-t-d: 50.80.

    Steps yesterday: 15,324 247 day average: 14,477 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #180 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #86 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Weds - 7/31/19. 60 elliptical, 25 treadmill. Sauna: 15 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 28/31. Before I get home last night, I am imagining that there are 10,000 ants in my kitchen. But, I couldn't spot one.:) I am sure there are more, I just didn't see any. So the "No Buy Year" is half over. It went better than expected, I spent a little under $110.00 in the the 6 months on stuff that was on my list of things not to buy. Most of it on an Air Fryer that I bought on Saturday, which I haven't used yet. For the 3 month food experiment, even though it isn't exactly 3 months, if I take a look on what I spent on food 4/1-7/31 in 2019 vs 2018, the dollar amount went down 25%, but if I exclude supplements, it went down 40%. I am excluding supplements, because last year I didn't include them in the food category. Unfortunately, I still have too much food in my house, so that battle continues. In June, according to my nutrition journal, I averaged 2,975 calories a day during the month. In July (assuming I eat to plan today), the amount averaged 3,530. That is an extra 555 per day or about 17K extra calories in July over June. In August, I would like to come in closer to 3K per day like June. On the bright side, July running mileage was 50.80 miles, vs 20.62 in June. Both pretty pathetic, but at least it is moving in the right direction. Even step count was an improvement, assuming I accumulate about 15K steps today, I have an extra 80K steps over June (July is 31 days, vs 30 in June). Tomorrow - back training.

    Tues calories: 2990

    Carbs: 337 45%
    Protein: 86 12%
    Fat: 149 45%
    Total: 102%
    sodium: 4320 mg

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  14. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 6.98; m-t-d: 0.00.

    Steps yesterday: 20,210 248 day average: 14,500 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #181 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #87 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Thurs - 8/01/19. back training. Sauna: 20 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 1/1. Yesterday I put on a lot of steps, a good way to end the month. Will the streak of (3) 15K+ days continue? Yesterday at lunch time, I walked to the Hudson Yards. It is a development in the area of 10th Avenue to the Hudson River, maybe from 32nd Street to 38th Street. I was there last when they just started building it. Much of it is complete or near completion now. It is huge, it is going to be larger than Rockefeller Center when it is complete. I didn't have much time, since the walk there was about 25 minutes, and I had to get back to a meeting at 2:00, but I put on over 6K steps walking there and back. Tomorrow - leg training.

    Yesterday, I am walking towards the entrance of a building. Someone is walking to the same entrance from the opposite direction. We get there the same time. He stops and said to me "you first young man". What am I, 80 years old. :mad: I did not like hearing that comment.


    Weds calories: 3253

    Carbs: 407 50%
    Protein: 131 16%
    Fat: 136 38%
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 2219 mg

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    Although I don't hear it very often, I enjoy when someone calls me young man. This "sir" stuff is getting old, as am I. :lol:

    Given what you wrote about your time constraints I'm assuming you didn't have time to walk up the Vessel.
     
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    I have a different take on it. I don't mind "sir" at all. If someone 90 calls someone 60 a young man, in my mind that is fine. If someone 40 calls someone 60 a young man, I don't like to hear that. They don't mean anything bad by it, they are joking (as the expression goes - many a true word is said in jest). In their mind, they see an old man (or they wouldn't of made that comment). I realize I have a hangup about getting old, and I realize I should work on that, since that is one thing you can't avoid (if you are lucky).

    No time for the Vessel, I didn't even see it. That is something you need to do on a weekend. You have to have tickets. But from what I hear, they are easy to get on off hours.

    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 6.98; m-t-d: 0.00.

    Steps yesterday: 12,288 249 day average: 14,492 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #182 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #88 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Friday - 8/02/19. leg training. Sauna: 20 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 2/2. Good training day today, except my range of motion wasn't good for squats today, the muscles in my thighs felt tight. Happy Friday.

    Thurs calories: 3182

    Carbs: 402 51%
    Protein: 128 16%
    Fat: 131 37%
    Total: 104%
    sodium: 2274 mg

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    Running / walking today: 2.22. w-t-d: 2.22; m-t-d: 2.22.

    Steps yesterday: 6,909 250 day average: 14,462 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #183 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #89 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal

    Sat - 8/03/19. chest; abs, 25 treadmill. Sauna: 35 minutes total. m-t-d workouts: 3/3. M-F I almost always do intermittent fasting (at least on days I work). So on the weekend, it is 2:30, I haven't eaten anything (not intentionally), and I don't even feel hungry. The jury is out for me on intermittent fasting, since I don't know if I see results. But I do know, I don't miss eating during the fasting period, and I do like to shovel 3K of calories into my face when I get home from work. I think if I didn't do the intermittent fasting, and ate at least lunch, I would still want to shovel 3K of calories into my face when I get home from work. So probably I am eating less.

    As I have written many times, I have psoriatic arthritis. I take a drug (methotrexate), which got rid of the psoriasis 100% for about 2 years now. I think though it is on the verge of coming back. My skin, mostly my chest and inside of my elbows have become very itchy at times. One thing I will not do is itch my skin, that will guarantee to have a full fledged psoriasis breakout. Scratching (itching) the skin is the worst thing you can do. But it takes a huge amount of willpower not to succumb. When I left the gym, the skin on my chest was extremely itchy. But eventually it passes. Right now it is back to normal, and I didn't damage the skin by itching it. That is an important lesson to remember.

    Friday calories: 3053

    Carbs: 368 48%
    Protein: 125 16%
    Fat: 128 38%
    Total: 101%
    sodium: 2284 mg

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    Could a bit of Cortizone stop the itching?
     
  19. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    Yes, I do use it, but as little as possible. With continued use, it becomes less effective. So I try to only use it when it is really needed.


    Running / walking Sunday: 2.31. w-t-d: 4.53; m-t-d: 4.53.
    Running / walking today: 2.30. w-t-d: 6.83; m-t-d: 6.83.

    Steps Sunday: 9,805 251 day average: 14,443 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)
    Steps yesterday: 8572 252 day average: 14,419 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #185 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #90 - Minimal Food buy (5/06/19-8/03/19) - 90 day goal (Finished)


    Sun - 8/04/19. back training, 25 treadmill. Sauna: 35 minutes total. m-t-d workouts: 4/4.

    Mon - 8/05/19. 60 elliptical; 25 treadmill. Sauna: 20 minutes. m-t-d workouts: 5/5. I can hardly wait until I take the blood test for Celiac. I am going to take it on the 14th. Even if it reveals that I don't have Celiac or gluten intolerance, I am going to cut out gluten, I felt so much better for the period when I cut out gluten. Tomorrow a rest day, or shoulders / triceps.

    Sat calories: 2813

    Carbs: 353 50%
    Protein: 115 16%
    Fat: 111 36%
    Total: 102%
    sodium: 2227 mg

    Sun calories: 3583

    Carbs: 477 53%
    Protein: 137 15%
    Fat: 127 32%
    Total: 100%
    sodium: 4162 mg

    Believe you can, believe you can't, either way you are correct.
     
  20. Shamie

    Shamie Senior Member

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    Running / walking today: 0.00. w-t-d: 6.83; m-t-d: 6.83.

    Steps yesterday: 17,975 253 day average: 14,433 (goal to average at least: 15K steps a day)

    Day #186 - No Buy Year (2/01/19-1/31/20)
    Day #4 - No Food Buy (8/02/19 -

    Tues - 8/06/19. rest day. m-t-d workouts: 5/6. Felt like I could use a rest day today. I returned the Air Fryer. Mostly because when I bought it, it was the last one on the shelf. By the appearance of the box, It looked like it may have been a return. Later, I went back to the store, and they had plenty more. I was planning on buying another, but maybe not. Will I really use it, and is it worth the space it takes up? Probably not. A few weeks ago, I bought a new bed. While it is definitely more comfortable, it is not helping increase the amount of deep sleep (at least, according to the Garmin watch). Tomorrow - shoulders / triceps.

    Mon calories: 3693

    Carbs: 472 51%
    Protein: 150 16%
    Fat: 141 34%
    Total: 101%
    sodium: 4154 mg

    Believe you can, believe you can't, either way you are correct.
     

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