kingkeld's Journal, 15 March 2013

Good morning, and Happy Friday to all!

I'm up a pound today, but it's okay. I know I did good yesterday - and the day before (more or less), and I know I am in a good calorie deficit.

I went to the gym today, but I didn't work out.

My shoulder is still aching, and I don't want to risk long-time damage that will put my out of the work-out game.

As I am typing this, I am on hold with my doctor, trying to set an appointment. I hope he can see me already today, but there is no guarantee for that. He's usually pretty quick, though.

Yesterday went pretty well. I stayed within RDI, but I did choose to have one of Wife's cookies, and I did a smoothie as a late night snack.

The smoothie was not just for me to have something sweet, but also to help me kill a severe burn from a total overkill of extremely hot chili that I put into my dinner. LOL. I'll NEVER learn this. I love chili, and I generally can't get enough of it, but this new sauce that I have is murder. It's a concentrate of the hottest chilis out there. For the nerds, it's got a heat index of 3,500,000 HSU. To compare, the normal jalapeño is approx 3-8,000 HSU. Obviously, you have to be VERY cautious with this, and I tend to forget. I'm reminding pretty quickly, though. LOL.

So, I am up in weight. I can't work out. This is no fun. Actually, I'm not TOO bothered with it, but I still want to stay focused. I know that even if I don't work out at all, I will still have a great calorie deficit, but I really don't want to spend weeks with no workouts now that I am finally in the habit of going there 4 times per week and seeing awesome results. I do NOT want to stop doing this.

Of course, I'll have to pay attention to what the doctor says. I have to make sure to not hurt myself doing this. It's a LOT better to not go for a week, than to be banned for three months or something. Muscle injuries can take a long time to heal.

I'm still gonna show up at the gym, as I did today, even if I don't to any work. I think it's a smart thing to do, to mentally still have the habit of going. It's so easy to just quit when you've been out for a while. I don't want that to happen.

I wish my doctor would pick up his damn phone by now.


Today, I'm practicing with The Black Peanut. We haven't played a couple of weeks, so I am looking forward to playing with them. It's always a nice evening, doing this.

Work today is easy. I have no interviews at all, and it's minor administrative work I have.

Also, I just got through to the doctor. I have an appointment in one hour. :)

let's see what he says.

Today, I'm thankful for:
- FRIDAY! I'm so looking forward to the weekend! :)
- A quick response from the doctor. I'm curious what he's gonna say.
- Rockin' out with The 'Nuts!

Life is good!

EDIT: I went to see the doctor, and he checked out my shoulder. He says it's a minor muscle strain, but there should be no reason to stop working out. Just go a little lighter on the machines that I feel hurt or strain doing. No amputation will be needed in any forseeable future. Yes. He actually said that. I like my doctor. Too bad he's retiring in May. :/
203.0 lb Lost so far: 138.7 lb.    Still to go: 15.7 lb.    Diet followed 100%.
on diet kingkeld's own diet   gaining 3.9 lb a week


Concentrate of cardio and leg exercises - ones that don't need your shoulder too much.... Booooo on the pound.... LOL on the chilli....... Amazing to get a docs appointment that quick... We have to wait for a few days! 
15 Mar 13 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
Pam, my doctor ROCKS when it comes to this. It's pretty cool. 
15 Mar 13 by member: kingkeld
Hi Kingkeld, Just stopped in to say hi, thanks for your posts. It's very encouraging to read of your success. Maybe you gained that much muscle, wouldn't that be fantastic? I like to think it works that way, so, lets say you are up a pound of muscle :). 
15 Mar 13 by member: Katred12
:( I would hate if my Doctor retired too. He delivered all my babies and has been my doctor for 11 years now. Plus I love a man with a sense of humor! 
15 Mar 13 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak
I'll bet your recent weight gain is all water from tempering that hot sauce you got mixed up with! From what I understand, it takes a ton of water to dilute that much heat. I can't decide whether I think you are really brave for trying that or maybe a touch crazy! lol 
15 Mar 13 by member: Sherillynn
Sherillynn, I'd vote for crazy. Batsh*t crazy. This sauce is SO MUCH FUN! 
16 Mar 13 by member: kingkeld
lol!I don't know about fun when you are sweating bullets like that. Fun to watch though I'll bet! 
16 Mar 13 by member: Sherillynn


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